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Tireco reveals new SummerSnow tyre

April 24, 2014
Tireco reveals new SummerSnow tyre

Import and private brand distributor Tireco Inc. is adding the Nankang SV-2 SummerSnow, a winter-optimized all-weather tyre, to its lineup. The Nankang SV-2, produced by Taiwan’s Nankang Rubber Tire Corp., combines true winter traction (Alpine marked) and all-season durability with…

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Continental launches new Hybrid and EcoPlus tyre line-up

April 24, 2014
Continental launches new Hybrid and EcoPlus tyre line-up

At the CV Show in Birmingham, UK, which is held from April 29 through May 1, Continental will be presenting its newly developed tire range Conti Hybrid for the first time. In response to the diversity of the regional transport…

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Bluestar Silicones earns RCMS certification

April 23, 2014
Bluestar Silicones earns RCMS certification

Bluestar Silicones, a global integrated silicones supplier, has achieved certification under the Responsible Care(R) Management System (RCMS) at its U.S. manufacturing facility located in York, S.C. The facility, which opened in 2012, underwent three independent audits as part of a…

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Wacker introduces new silicone rubber grades

April 23, 2014
Wacker introduces new silicone rubber grades

WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, is showcasing numerous new and time-tested silicone rubber grades at EXPOBOR 2014. ELASTOSIL® LR 3094/60 liquid silicone rubber will be one of the highlights at the WACKER booth. It makes cost-effective, large-scale production of spark…

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Dunlop continued supply of historic racing tyre, unfounded

April 23, 2014
Dunlop continued supply of historic racing tyre, unfounded

Though its Birmingham factory is set to close, Dunlop Motorsport says the continued supply of its popular CR65 racing tyre will not be an issue. Despite the news that Dunlop’s Birmingham factory will soon close, concerns over the continued supply…

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Schwalbe rolls out new Durano tyre lineup

April 23, 2014
Schwalbe rolls out new Durano tyre lineup

In celebration of the Tour de France coming to Yorkshire this summer, Schwalbe will be producing a run of limited edition road tyres. The Durano Etape range, which consists of three tyres, will include: Durano S Etape – designed to…

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MRF net profit declines on higher raw material cost

April 23, 2014
MRF net profit declines on higher raw material cost

Tyre manufacturer MRF ‘s second quarter (January-March) net profit fell 19 percent on yearly basis to Rs 171 crore on higher raw material cost that increased nearly 19 percent to Rs 2,165 crore during the same period. The company follows…

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Versalis plans to extend EPDM rubber plant

April 22, 2014
Versalis plans to extend EPDM rubber plant

Italian chemical producer Versalis is expanding capacity for EPDM rubber at its plant in Ferarra. When the expansion is completed in the second half of 2016, the subsidiary of oil and petrochemicals group Eni said fourth production unit will bring…

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Ethiopia launches project aiming to increase rubber production

April 22, 2014
Ethiopia launches project aiming to increase rubber production

Ethiopia is currently carrying out a pilot project on more than 700 hectares of land in the southwestern Bench Maji region that officials hope will help turn the country into a major rubber producer. “The pilot project launched in 1994/95…

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Metzeler rolls out all-new Sportec tyre

April 22, 2014
Metzeler rolls out all-new Sportec tyre

Metzeler surfaces its all-new Sportec tyre dubbed the M7 RR, a tyre aimed at meeting the demands of riders who prefer a sportier style and who are looking for better all-rounder performance. The Sportec M7 RR is derived from the…

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