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  • Tweets you may have missed

    Sep 19, 2014

    In case you missed them, these are some of the most popular and newsworthy Tweets from the past week in the rubber manufacturing industry, compiled by Rubber & Plastics News.

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  • AirBoss added to SmallCap index

    Sep 19, 2014

    NEWMARKET, Ontario—AirBoss of America Corp. will be added to the S&O/TSX SmallCap Index, effective after the close of trading on Sept. 19.

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  • Eastman completes plasticizer expansion

    Sep 19, 2014

    KINGSPORT, Tenn.—Eastman Chemical Co. has completed a capacity expansion of its Eastman 168 non-phthalate plasticizers at its manufacturing facility in Texas City, Texas.

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In Print

  • Cooper recalls tires

    Sep 08, 2014

    Cooper recalls tires WASHINGTON—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling 1,402 Wild Country Radial XTX Sport tires, size 265/65R18, for possible problems with cracking and broken ply cords in the lower sidewall. Cooper makes the tires for TBC Corp., which owns the brand name. Cooper...

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  • Federal-Mogul to split into two companies

    By: Dustin Walsh Sep 08, 2014

    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp., the Southfield-based diversified auto supplier and aftermarket parts producer controlled by longtime Wall Street investor Carl Icahn, said it plans to split its two business units into two publicly traded companies. The separation will occur...

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  • Goodyear appoints three executives

    Sep 08, 2014

    AKRON—Goodyear has appointed three executives into new roles with the firm, affecting both the North America consumer and global sales and marketing businesses. The company appointed Richard Kellam as senior vice president, global sales and marketing, effective Sept. 22. He will report to...

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  • Halcyon Agri purchases NCE

    Sep 08, 2014

    SINGAPORE—Halcyon Agri Corp. Ltd., a Singapore-based natural rubber processing and merchandising firm, has signed a memorandum of understanding to buy NR distributor New Continent Enterprises (Private) Ltd. The sale price of about $30 million is based on NCE's current estimated net book...

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