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Toyo to expand US tyre production facility

Japan’s Toyo Tire (Toyo) is to again expand its 13-year-old North American tyre plant in rural Bartow County, Georgia. The company will invest some US$65 million for the project, which will involve installing new manufacturing equipment to boost the annual…

Semperit completes plant expansion in Poland

Multinational rubber manufacturer Semperit Group’s (Semperit) Belchatow plant in Poland will be their largest mixing site after a three-year, EUR€17 million expansion project. The plant’s new “Mixer 5” line is expected to add some 30,000 tonnes of rubber compounds to…

Silicones Industry: An elastic market growth

Silicones are yielding to brighter market prospects as the materials have a higher success rate in a highly diverse range of applications, in sectors from the automotive and solar to the medical, says Angelica Buan in this report. Silicones: versatility…

Birla Carbon awarded for prioritising employee safety

Carbon black manufacturer Birla Carbon has been acknowledged by the International Carbon Black Association (ICBA) for exceptional safety performance in the industry. Gold and bronze awards of ICBA’s ‘Safety Recognition Program’ went to 12 Birla Carbon plants across North/South America,…