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Continental Donates US$10,000 to firefighters’ charity

December 30, 2015
Continental Donates US$10,000 to firefighters’ charity

International automotive supplier Continental today donated US$10,000 to the Auburn Hills Firefighters’ Helping Hands organization. The money donated will go toward helping needy families this holiday season. “For the seventh year in a row, Continental has made a substantial impact…

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Trelleborg to launch Interfit service brand in Australia, New Zealand

November 30, 2015
Trelleborg to launch Interfit service brand in Australia, New Zealand

Trelleborg Wheel Systems is to rebrand Solid Service, its Australian industrial tyre service business as Interfit, bringing it in line with the Trelleborg’s other tyre service operations around the world. Paul Hansen, Managing Director of Interfit Australia, says: “This is…

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Kumho US plant nears completion

October 27, 2015
Kumho US plant nears completion

Kumho’s first North American tyre plant is set to occur in the early part of 2016, and underlines the company’s aim of strengthening its position in this key automotive market as well as its overall plans for global expansion. Kumho…

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Monster Jam goes to Europe

October 27, 2015
Monster Jam goes to Europe

After the summer tour in Spain and Belgium last June, Monster Jam is back in Europe. The show will travel to the capitals of Sweden and Finland. BKT, official and exclusive tire manufacturer of Monster Jam till 2018, will be…

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Pirelli, Rosneft and Synthos sign MOU for Russian rubber plant

October 23, 2015
Pirelli, Rosneft and Synthos sign MOU for Russian rubber plant

Pirelli, Rosneft and Synthos signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding the approval of the results of the feasibility study begun in April and future cooperation in the development of the synthetic rubber plant construction project in Nakhodka, Russia. The document…

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Chinese rubber cable brand fails UK standards

October 14, 2015
Chinese rubber cable brand fails UK standards

The Approved Cables Initiative (ACI) discovered that cables from a Chinese supplier were being exported to the UK despite failing product standards. Chinese company LongZ Group has been supplying rubber flexible cords to Doncaster cables in the UK. In their…

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USW President says TPP should be rejected

October 7, 2015
USW President says TPP should be rejected

Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) said that the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) should be rejected because it threatens production and employment in the US. His statements are in full below. “Since negotiations on the Trans-Pacific…

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Trans-Pacific Partnership talks resume in Atlanta

October 1, 2015
Trans-Pacific Partnership talks resume in Atlanta

Negotiations to establish the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will resume in Atlanta Georgia today, October 1.  If completed, the TPP would form the world’s largest free trade region. TPP members make up about 40% of the global economy — Australia, Brunei,…

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Tyre e-commerce grows in Europe

September 23, 2015
Tyre e-commerce grows in Europe

  Tyre manufacturers in Europe are turning to electronic retailing (eRetail), or selling tyres through the internet. Currently, tyre eRetail accounts for nearly 8% of the total tyre aftermarket in Europe. This figure will continue to rise as tyre manufacturers…

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ContiTech builds new conveyor belt plant in Morocco

September 15, 2015
ContiTech builds new conveyor belt plant in Morocco

ContiTech AG, a subsidiary of the Continental Corporation, begins constructing a new conveyor belt production facility in Morocco. Production is set to begin in the middle of next year. The ContiTech Conveyor Belt Group business unit will manufacture textile and…

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