Investments

Orion Engineered Carbons acquires Qingdao business

January 20, 2016
Orion Engineered Carbons acquires Qingdao business

Orion Engineered Carbons S.A., announced that the acquisition of the remaining shares of the carbon black business (QECC) in Qingdao, China was recently completed. “The total purchase price of approximately EUR28 million for 100% of the equity of QECC was…

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Trelleborg acquires marine docking and mooring solutions company

December 17, 2015
Trelleborg acquires marine docking and mooring solutions company

Trelleborg has, through its business area Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, signed an agreement to acquire Marimatech A/S, a company in marine positioning and piloting systems, primarily specializing in the development of software used for docking or mooring ships offshore or…

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Continental donates to Syrian refugees

December 11, 2015
Continental donates to Syrian refugees

Continental is donating EUR100,000 to the Welthungerhilfe aid organization to support Syrian refugees. “Through no fault of their own, the people in the many refugee camps in the Middle East and Turkey are suffering the most from the conflicts in…

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ZC Rubber opens new subsidiary in Brazil

December 2, 2015
ZC Rubber opens new subsidiary in Brazil

Chinese tyre manufacturer ZC Rubber Group Co. Ltd. announced the establishment of its Brazil Company, ZC Rubber Brazil Importation and Exportation (ZC Brazil). The new company is located in San Paulo, the largest city and the economic center of Brazil.…

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LyondellBasell reports to gain PP compounding assets of Zylog

December 1, 2015
LyondellBasell reports to gain PP compounding assets of Zylog

LyondellBasell announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the polypropylene (PP) compounding assets of Zylog Plastalloys Pvt. Ltd. (Zylog) of India. Upon completion of the acquisition, LyondellBasell will double its automotive customer base in India and…

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Lanxess opens new production line in China

November 16, 2015
Lanxess opens new production line in China

The Lanxess Rhein Chemie Additives business unit opened a production line for Rhenoshape tire curing bladders at its production site in Qingdao, China. Rhein Chemie Additives is the only global player offering tire manufacturers bladders, release agents and tire marking…

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Trelleborg acquires Mitas parent company

November 10, 2015
Trelleborg acquires Mitas parent company

Trelleborg acquired ?GS Holding a.s. – a privately-owned company with leading positions in agricultural, industrial and specialty tyres as well as engineered polymer solutions. Trelleborg also acquired ?GS subsidiary Mitas. The acquisition amounts to around SEK 10.9 billion on a…

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Denka acquires DuPont’s Chloroprene Rubber Business

November 5, 2015
Denka acquires DuPont’s Chloroprene Rubber Business

Denka Performance Elastomer LLC (DPE) recently acquired DuPont’s chloroprene rubber business. DPE is a joint venture between Denka and Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Denka, Mitsui and DuPont have entered into an agreement with regard to the acquisition of DuPont’s chloroprene…

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Hankook Tire’s Laufenn brand grows in its first year

November 4, 2015
Hankook Tire’s Laufenn brand grows in its first year

Following the unveiling of its Laufenn brand last November, Hankook Tire reports that the Laufenn brand has surpassed expectations for growth in its first year. Hankook Tire representatives stated recently that the Laufenn brand has produced strong results as it…

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Kal Tire expands in Chile

November 3, 2015
Kal Tire expands in Chile

Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group opened a new off-the-road (OTR) tyre retread and repair facility near the port city of Antofagasta, in the heart of Chile’s mining industry. “Kal Tire has been supporting the Chilean mining industry for many years,”…

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