Category: Investments

Arlanxeo debottlenecks German HNBR plant by 10%

Arlanxeo says it is strengthening its position as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of synthetic rubber by investing in its HNBR (hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber) plant in Leverkusen, Germany. The investment re-emphasises Arlanxeo’s commitment towards upgrading applications in automotive systems, oil exploration,…

Bridgestone invests in tyre tech firm Tyrata

Bridgestone Americas has taken up a minority investment in tyre sensor and data management company Tyrata. Using an automated and cost-effective drive-over solution that measures tyre tread, Tyrata collects tyre wear data and provides actionable, cloud-based analytics. This strategic investment accelerates…

Supermax building US$350 mn-glove facility in US

Malaysia-based glove maker Supermax Corporation intends to pump USUS$350 million into building the first phase of its first glove manufacturing facility in Texas, US, through its US-based subsidiary Maxter Healthcare. It will invest a total of US$550 million into all…

Trelleborg to repurchase own shares

Swedish firm Trelleborg has presented new financial targets and proposes a programme for the repurchase of its own shares. It says that “the conditions are better than ever, both operationally, and thanks to trends such as increased electrification, digitisation, and…