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  • Tweets you may have missed

    Dec 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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  • Alliance Tire inaugurates $150 million factory in India

    Dec 19, 2014

    DAHEJ, India—Alliance Tire Group has inaugurated production at its newest factory, a $150 million plant in Dahej, Gujarat, dedicated to making off-highway tires.

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  • S.C. Gov. Haley seeks change in duties for Giti Tire

    Dec 19, 2014

    COLUMBIA, S.C.—South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has asked the U.S. Department of Commerce to reconsider the countervailing duty it imposed on Giti Tire USA Ltd., saying Giti's duty rate—which is 2 percentage points higher than the general duty—“inequitably affects Giti's business.”

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In Print

  • Bullet Bunker ends confusion with acquisition

    By: Mike Scott, Rubber & Plastics News Correspondent Dec 15, 2014

    NORWALK, Ohio—The Bullet Bunker has recently acquired The Original Bullet Bunker for an undisclosed price, hoping that the acquisition will straighten out confusion over the companies and their product lines.

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  • Groups spar over tire registration

    Dec 15, 2014

    WASHINGTON—Three things were crystal clear at the National Transportation Safety Board's Passenger Vehicle Tire Safety Symposium. First, everyone agreed that nothing is better to assure tire safety than to keep your tires properly inflated and maintained. Second, everyone agreed that...

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  • Deadline news

    Dec 15, 2014

    ContiTech CEO Wente to step down in April HANOVER, Germany—Heinz-Gerhard Wente will step down as CEO of ContiTech A.G. on April 30, allowing his contract to terminate at his own request, the firm said. Continental A.G.—ContiTech's parent—has appointed Hans-Juergen Duensing to...

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