Investments

AirBoss expands mixing capabilities in US, Canada plants

January 18, 2019
AirBoss expands mixing capabilities in US, Canada plants

Canada-headquartered AirBoss of America Corp’s Rubber Solutions segment is expanding its mixing capabilities at its plants in Scotland Neck, North Carolina and Kitchener, Ontario. The company, which develops, manufactures and markets high-quality, proprietary rubber-based products to various industries, including automotive,…

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Enviro, Treadcraft extend partnership; plan jv for a new recycling plant

January 11, 2019
Enviro, Treadcraft extend partnership; plan jv  for a new recycling plant

Sweden-headquaretred Scandinavian Enviro Systems, a company developing, building and operating industrial plants for material recovery from End of Life Tyres (ELT); and Canadian recycler Treadcraft Limited extend the MoU that was signed on 29 June, 2018 by six months. The…

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Top Glove to set up plant in Turkey; on expansion spree to boost capacity

January 9, 2019
Top Glove to set up plant in Turkey; on expansion spree to boost capacity

Top Glove Corporation Bhd, the world’s largest manufacturer of rubber gloves, may expand its business in Turkey. According to founder Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai, the Malaysia-headquartered company has planned to establish a factory in Turkey, which imports 70% per…

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Hutchinson acquires Midé Technology

January 9, 2019
Hutchinson acquires Midé Technology

France-based global leader in vibration control, fluid management and sealing system technologies, Hutchinson SA, is acquiring Midé Technology Corporation, an engineering company based in Medford, Minesotta, US. Midé Technology specialises in smart material technology and mechatronics. The acquisition is subject…

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Avon Rubber’s RPE business secures US DoD US$92 mn supply contract

January 8, 2019
Avon Rubber’s RPE business secures US DoD US$92 mn supply contract

UK-headquartered Avon Rubber’s respiratory protective equipment (RPE) business, Avon Protection has been awarded a sole source contract to supply the US  Department of Defence (DoD) with the M69 Joint Service Aircrew Mask for Strategic Aircraft, related accessories and engineering support. The…

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Rehau completes acquisition of Swiss rubber and polymers supplier

January 8, 2019
Rehau completes acquisition of Swiss rubber and polymers supplier

Rehau Verwaltungszentrale, a Swiss holding company of the Rehau Group, a leading systems and service provider for polymer-based solutions in the construction, automotive and industrial sectors has successfully completed the acquisition of MB Barter & Trading AG (MBT), a Swiss,…

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Kuraray, PTT Global Chemical and Sumitomo jv bankrolls investment for butadiene derivative plant in Thailand

January 7, 2019
Kuraray, PTT Global Chemical and Sumitomo jv bankrolls investment for butadiene derivative plant in Thailand

Kuraray GC Advanced Materials Co, Ltd, a Bangkok-headquartered joint venture company co-founded by Tokyo-headquartered Kuraray Co, Ltd, and Sumitomo Corporation; and Bangkok-based PTT Global Chemical;  have been carrying out a Feasibility Study for the manufacture and sale of butadiene derivatives…

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Cooper Tire, Sailun form jv for new TBR tyre plant in Vietnam

December 17, 2018
Cooper Tire, Sailun form jv for new TBR tyre plant in Vietnam

Ohio-headquartered Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has agreed to form a joint venture (jv) with Sailun Vietnam Co, Ltd, a Tây Ninh-based manufacturer of off-highway tires and all-steel belted tyres,  to build a manufacturing plant with the capacity to produce…

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Trelleborg invests in two-wheeled vehicle tyres plant in India

December 10, 2018
Trelleborg invests in two-wheeled vehicle tyres plant in India

Sweden-headquartered engineered polymer solutions specialist Trelleborg , through its Trelleborg Wheel Systems business area, is  invest in a production facility in India for the manufacture of tyres for two-wheeled motor vehicles, thereby creating a platform for global growth and increased…

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Arsenal Capital Partners scores Polytek

October 23, 2018
Arsenal Capital Partners scores Polytek

Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm that invests in middle-market specialty industrials and healthcare services companies, acquires Polytek Development Corp, a US manufacturer of liquid mould rubbers and casting plastics, from Morgenthaler Private Equity. The terms of the…

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