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Outside Track: Top trends impacting the industrial workforce

Added: 3 May 2024

ERJ's Outside Track reports cover news, views & developments from across the wider process and manu…

Essentially Rubber: Bio-based footwear

Added: 2 May 2024

Leading-edge designs and applications showing how elastomer materials...

Rubber shares tracker: Ups & downs

German rubber industry sees signs of recovery in second half

Added: 2 May 2024

But WDK warns that 16% of companies plan to relocate production abroad due to pressure on earnings

Egyptian government 'supporting' Pyramids Tires development plans

Added: 2 May 2024

Prime minister Madbouli giving 'top priority' to promoting industries, such as tire manufacture...

Apollo establishes 'cut & chip' test track for EV tires

Added: 2 May 2024

Partners with testing and validation service company Natrax for the test track in India

Dutch startup Meridia looks to scale up EUDR compliance tool

Added: 2 May 2024

Amsterdam company raises €5.2m to scale up real-time agri-commodity data verification system

Electric vehicle market a ‘slow burner’ for tire makers

Added: 2 May 2024

By 2030, EVs will still only represent around 15% of the total vehicle parc, notes Robert Simmons, …

ExxonMobil closing chemicals production unit in France

Added: 2 May 2024

Move to impact 677 jobs at Port-Jerome-sur-Seine facility, which has lost more than €500m since 201…

Towards Net Zero - ERJ March/April

Added: 2 May 2024

Sailun / GPSNR... BASF / ISSC+... CO2-neutral Conti tires... Ecoploplast... Zeon... Sumitomo Rubber…

Hankook trials new facilities at China plant

Hankook Tire reports strong growth on lower costs

Added: 1 May 2024

Korean tire maker posts 109% year-on-year increase in first quarter operating profit

Former Michelin Russian tire operations rebranded as Davydovo

Added: 1 May 2024

French group sold facility to distributor Power International Tires in May last year

Synthomer to close SBR latex facility in Finland

Synthomer completes divestment of latex compounding operations

Added: 1 May 2024

Process expected to result in "modest profit", includes two manufacturing sites in the Netherlands …

Beijing rubber factories’ short-lived ‘APEC blue’

ERJ Business Briefing - March/April

Added: 1 May 2024

Leaf Rubber IPO... Pyrum advances expansion... Engel investing 'significantly' in expansions... Rek…

Mitsubishi Chemical expanding performance polymers business in Asia

EU politicians, industry leaders call for ‘sustainable carbon’ policy package

Added: 1 May 2024

Cefic: Access to sustainable carbon will be “major enabler” for transformation of chemical sector

Firestone Airide opens new US distribution centres

Added: 1 May 2024

Facilities designed to accommodate “significant growth” in air spring business, driven by EV sector…

Bridgestone reduces share-holding in Nokian

Red Sea crisis, strikes impact Nokian Tyres results

Added: 30 Apr 2024

Sales remain flat for first quarter but profits drop amid continued uncertainties

Thailand looks to cut back on natural rubber output

Rubber futures pressured as supply returns to normal

Added: 30 Apr 2024

All major Far East markets report declines in the final trading week of April

Vibracoustic supplies air spring system for XPeng electric SUV

Added: 30 Apr 2024

Switchable two-chamber air springs allow for greater flexibility and increased comfort...

Monolith to add ammonia unit at green carbon black plant

Monolith, Mines Paris-PSL expand 'clean' carbon black partnership

Added: 30 Apr 2024

Renewed collaboration will see the two companies establish a research centre in Sophia Antipolis, F…

NASA taps team including Michelin for lunar vehicle project

Added: 30 Apr 2024

Awards feasibility study to Moon Racer to design vehicle capable of operating on the surface of the…