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Pinnacle to launch new Hood Rubber shoe
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WATERTOWN, Mass.—From 1869 until just before the Great Depression, Hood Rubber Co. was perhaps the most recognized brand of rubber-soled shoes in the U.S. For nearly four decades, Hood...
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ATERTOWN, Mass.—From 1869 until just before the Great Depression, Hood Rubber Co. was perhaps the most recognized brand of rubber-soled shoes in the U.S. Now a marketing and design company is taking on the Hood Rubber brand and re-launching high-end, high-quality rubber-soled shoes. ATERTOWN, Mass.—From 1869 until just before the Great Depression, Hood Rubber Co. was perhaps the most recognized brand of rubber-soled shoes in the U.S. Now a marketing and design company is taking on the Hood Rubber brand and re-launching high-end, high-quality rubber-soled shoes. $ATERTOWN, Mass.—From 1869 until just before the Great Depression, Hood Rubber Co. was perhaps the most recognized brand of rubber-soled shoes in the U.S. Now a marketing and design company is taking on the Hood Rubber brand and re-launching high-end, high-quality rubber-soled shoes.
Innovation fuels auto industry
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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—Those that fall behind, get left behind. If there's one takeaway from this year's Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars, held recently in Traverse...
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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—If there's one takeaway from this year's Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars it is that change is coming to the automotive industry. Whether it is in the form of disruptive technology or regulations, the industry is faced with a number of challenges, or opportunities, depending on the perspective. TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—If there's one takeaway from this year's Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars it is that change is coming to the automotive industry. Whether it is in the form of disruptive technology or regulations, the industry is faced with a number of challenges, or opportunities, depending on the perspective. $TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—If there's one takeaway from this year's Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminars it is that change is coming to the automotive industry. Whether it is in the form of disruptive technology or regulations, the industry is faced with a number of challenges, or opportunities, depending on the perspective.
A.Schulman takes long view after tough time
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—There are basically two roads forward for the Fairlawn-based plastic compound maker A. Schulman, according to analysts who follow the company. One is likely long and leads to ...
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FAIRLAWN, Ohio—There are basically two roads forward for the Fairlawn-based plastic compound maker A. Schulman, according to analysts who follow the company. FAIRLAWN, Ohio—There are basically two roads forward for the Fairlawn-based plastic compound maker A. Schulman, according to analysts who follow the company. $FAIRLAWN, Ohio—There are basically two roads forward for the Fairlawn-based plastic compound maker A. Schulman, according to analysts who follow the company.
Lanxess boosts additives business with Chemtura acquisition
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COLOGNE, Germany—Lanxess A.G. will nearly triple the size of its additives business with the $2.7 billion takeover of U.S.-based flame retardants and lubricant additives group Chemtura Corp....
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COLOGNE, Germany—Lanxess will nearly triple the size of its additives business with the $2.7 billion takeover of U.S.-based flame retardants and lubricant additives group Chemtura. COLOGNE, Germany—Lanxess will nearly triple the size of its additives business with the $2.7 billion takeover of U.S.-based flame retardants and lubricant additives group Chemtura. $COLOGNE, Germany—Lanxess will nearly triple the size of its additives business with the $2.7 billion takeover of U.S.-based flame retardants and lubricant additives group Chemtura.
Toyoda Gosei eyes expansion
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SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico—Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd. plans to expand its facility in Mexico with a $35.5 million investment in response to increased automotive demand in North America. The firm...
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SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico—Toyoda Gosei plans to expand its facility in Mexico with a $35.5 million investment in response to increased automotive demand in North America. SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico—Toyoda Gosei plans to expand its facility in Mexico with a $35.5 million investment in response to increased automotive demand in North America. $SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico—Toyoda Gosei plans to expand its facility in Mexico with a $35.5 million investment in response to increased automotive demand in North America.
Midwest adds two Xccent units
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DECKERVILLE, Mich.—Midwest Rubber Co. has reached an agreement to acquire Xccent Inc.'s Medical and Industrial Divisions. Based in Wyoming, Minn., Xccent is a manufacturer of rubber and...
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DECKERVILLE, Mich.—Midwest Rubber has reached an agreement to acquire Xccent's Medical and Industrial Divisions. DECKERVILLE, Mich.—Midwest Rubber has reached an agreement to acquire Xccent's Medical and Industrial Divisions. $DECKERVILLE, Mich.—Midwest Rubber has reached an agreement to acquire Xccent's Medical and Industrial Divisions.
Countdown on for event Best of rubber industry to gather in Pittsburgh
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PITTSBURGH—The countdown is on. Are you ready for the 2016 International Elastomer Conference? From Oct. 10-13, the best of the best of our industry will be gathering in Pittsburgh at our...
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PITTSBURGH—The countdown is on. Are you ready for the 2016 International Elastomer Conference? PITTSBURGH—The countdown is on. Are you ready for the 2016 International Elastomer Conference? $PITTSBURGH—The countdown is on. Are you ready for the 2016 International Elastomer Conference?
Firms thrive in aerospace industry
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There's a certain attraction that draws companies to the aerospace industry. It's a field that is difficult to break into and requires a good deal of engineering expertise to remain ahead of the...
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Aerospace is a field that is difficult to break into. It requires a good deal of engineering expertise to remain ahead of the pack, but once a firm gets through the front door, the perception is the sky's the limit. Aerospace is a field that is difficult to break into. It requires a good deal of engineering expertise to remain ahead of the pack, but once a firm gets through the front door, the perception is the sky's the limit. $Aerospace is a field that is difficult to break into. It requires a good deal of engineering expertise to remain ahead of the pack, but once a firm gets through the front door, the perception is the sky's the limit.
Nokian announces plans for new tire testing facility
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NOKIA, Finland—Nokian Tyres P.L.C. is planning to build a 3,230-acre tire testing facility in central Spain to help strengthen its expertise in summer tires. Nokian is budgeting $19 million ...
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NOKIA, Finland—Nokian is planning to build a 3,230-acre tire testing facility in central Spain to help strengthen its expertise in summer tires. NOKIA, Finland—Nokian is planning to build a 3,230-acre tire testing facility in central Spain to help strengthen its expertise in summer tires. $NOKIA, Finland—Nokian is planning to build a 3,230-acre tire testing facility in central Spain to help strengthen its expertise in summer tires.
Peachy deal for Sentury Georgia for site of plant
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LAGRANGE, Ga.—China's Qingdao Sentury Tire Co. Ltd. has selected LaGrange in southwest Georgia as the site for a $530 million car and light truck tire plant it expects to have in operation...
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LAGRANGE, Ga.—Sentury Tire has selected LaGrange in southwest Georgia as the site for a $530 million car and light truck tire plant it expects to have in operation by 2018, according to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. LAGRANGE, Ga.—Sentury Tire has selected LaGrange in southwest Georgia as the site for a $530 million car and light truck tire plant it expects to have in operation by 2018, according to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. $LAGRANGE, Ga.—Sentury Tire has selected LaGrange in southwest Georgia as the site for a $530 million car and light truck tire plant it expects to have in operation by 2018, according to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.
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Published on September 13, 2000

Hankook hopes exports increase year-end sales

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Date Published September 13, 2000
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SEOUL, South Korea—(From the Sept. 4, 2000, issue of Rubber & Plastics News) Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. hopes to ride rising exports to a 10-percent or better increase in sales this year.