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VDMA expects 10% drop in machinery sales this year

German rubber & plastics machinery industry lowers forecast

Added: 16 May 2022

Order intake for the first quarter of the year ‘falls significantly’



ExxonMobil to add 400ktpa elastomers capacity in Baytown

ExxonMobil set to bring on new olefinic elastomer capacity

Added: 16 May 2022

Part of a $2bn expansion at the petrochemical major's Baytown, Texas site

Birla to raise carbon black prices in North America

Birla raising carbon black prices by 15%

Added: 16 May 2022

Supplier cites increasing costs as key reason for hike in North America

Yokohama gains in overseas tire markets

Yokohama profits down as costs overshadow higher sales

Added: 16 May 2022

Tire price increases in North America drive up revenue

Biesterfeld sets up performance rubber division

Biesterfeld to discontinue operations in Russia

Added: 16 May 2022

German distributor to monitor the business closely for a possible future return to the market

Triangle Tire scraps $580m US factory project

Added: 16 May 2022

Chinese tire maker announced plans to build North Carolina facility in 2017

Report: Thailand to cut rubber plantations in long-term

Helixtap in trade link-up for Indonesian natural rubber

Added: 16 May 2022

Partners with ICDX to offer contracts with real-time, independent data pricing

Bridgestone is encouraging would-be candidates for the engineering posts to take part in an online chat on 22 Oct with various leaders to discover more about the company, what it stands for and the opportunities on offer at TCE.  This is the first of a series of three online information events.

Bridgestone to develop tires for H-powered vehicle maker

Added: 16 May 2022

Hopium is a French-based pioneer in the manufacture of hydrogen-powered vehicles

Expert says NR demand to grow 3.2% in 2015

Update: World Rubber Summit 2022

Added: 15 May 2022

Event 24-26 May in Singapore under the theme of a ‘resilient, digitalised and sustainable rubber ec…

Asahi Kasei to offer carbon footprint data for synthetic rubbers, elastomers

Added: 13 May 2022

“Cradle-to-gate” assessment covers emissions from upstream, transportaiton, in-house manufacturing …

Italian rubber & plastics machinery sales return to pre-pandemic levels

Added: 13 May 2022

Outlook for 2022 encouraging but “not without uncertainty”

Pyrum adds pelletiser at waste tire pyrolysis plant

Added: 13 May 2022

New equipment to enable production of rCB pellets for easier transport, processing

Wacker opens new US headquarters, silicones lab in Michigan

Added: 13 May 2022

Innovation center to develop ‘high-margin’ biotech and silicone specialities

ERJ Tire Tracker

Added: 13 May 2022

Bridgestone developing tires for hydrogen car Hopium... Michelin taps Enviro for ‘even more sustain…

Conti targets 5% sales growth after robust 2014

Conti earnings down 40% despite strong tire unit performance

Added: 12 May 2022

Group lowers margins forecast as automotive, ContiTech sectors face higher costs

Cooper Standard reports 46% earnings fall, lowers forecast

Cooper Standard in ‘aggressive cost recovery mode' as losses widen

Added: 12 May 2022

US automotive supplier to provide full year guidance in second quarter

Camfin eyeing bigger share in Pirelli

Pirelli raises sales outlook as income, profitability increase

Added: 12 May 2022

Growth in sales to be largely driven by an increase in price/mix

Schwalbe steps up sustainability efforts with new CSR manager

Added: 12 May 2022

Felix Jahn takes over responsibility for all ecological, economic and social projects

Orion rubber blacks hit by high SG&A costs, US deep freeze 

Orion to build new carbon black plant in US

Added: 12 May 2022

Facility to manufacture only acetylene-based additives to meet demand driven by electrification tre…

Black Bear appoints new commercial director

Added: 12 May 2022

Richard Dikkers was previously director at logistics service prodiver Oiltanking