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OTR makers ride wave of mining slump
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While heavy duty conveyor belt producers have struggled mightily to overcome the downturn in the mining industry, most manufacturers of off-the-road tires also have had to traverse the same...
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While heavy duty conveyor belt producers have struggled mightily to overcome the downturn in the mining industry, most manufacturers of off-the-road tires also have had to traverse the same turbulent waters. While heavy duty conveyor belt producers have struggled mightily to overcome the downturn in the mining industry, most manufacturers of off-the-road tires also have had to traverse the same turbulent waters. $While heavy duty conveyor belt producers have struggled mightily to overcome the downturn in the mining industry, most manufacturers of off-the-road tires also have had to traverse the same turbulent waters.
M I N I N G FREEFALL: Companies downsize as industry struggles globally
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It wasn't pretty in the mining industry during 2014 or 2015. Producers of rubber products such as conveyor belts for the mining industry experienced very difficult times. Added to the companies'...
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The downturn in the global mining industry has had a profound effect on the rubber industry. The downturn in the global mining industry has had a profound effect on the rubber industry. $The downturn in the global mining industry has had a profound effect on the rubber industry.
Apcotex acquires Omnova's Indian rubber business
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BEACHWOOD, Ohio—Omnova Solutions Inc. has sold its Indian rubber production operation to India-based Apcotex Industries Ltd. for about $5 million. It sold the unit, which recorded sales of...
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BEACHWOOD, Ohio—Omnova Solutions has sold its Indian rubber production operation to India-based Apcotex Industries for about $5 million. BEACHWOOD, Ohio—Omnova Solutions has sold its Indian rubber production operation to India-based Apcotex Industries for about $5 million. $BEACHWOOD, Ohio—Omnova Solutions has sold its Indian rubber production operation to India-based Apcotex Industries for about $5 million.
Conti: Demand for truck, bus tires prompted expansion
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JACKSON, Miss.—Continental A.G.’s decision to commit $1.4 billion for a truck/bus tire plant in Mississippi reflects the firm’s belief that demand for its commercial tire...
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JACKSON, Miss.—Continental's decision to commit $1.4 billion for a truck/bus tire plant in Mississippi reflects the firm's belief that demand for its commercial tire products in North America will continue to grow above market pace. JACKSON, Miss.—Continental's decision to commit $1.4 billion for a truck/bus tire plant in Mississippi reflects the firm's belief that demand for its commercial tire products in North America will continue to grow above market pace. $JACKSON, Miss.—Continental's decision to commit $1.4 billion for a truck/bus tire plant in Mississippi reflects the firm's belief that demand for its commercial tire products in North America will continue to grow above market pace.
Lanxess, Saudi Aramco JV to be called Arlanxeo
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COLOGNE, Germany—The joint venture for synthetic rubber production that will be owned equally between Lanxess A.G. and Saudi Aramco will be called Arlanxeo. The name and logo, which...
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COLOGNE, Germany—The joint venture for synthetic rubber production that will be owned equally between Lanxess and Saudi Aramco will be called Arlanxeo. COLOGNE, Germany—The joint venture for synthetic rubber production that will be owned equally between Lanxess and Saudi Aramco will be called Arlanxeo. $COLOGNE, Germany—The joint venture for synthetic rubber production that will be owned equally between Lanxess and Saudi Aramco will be called Arlanxeo.
Flexan CEO to target new markets, capabilities
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CHICAGO—After a busy 2015 where Flexan Corp. got both a new owner and a new leader, the firm has set the foundation to reach new heights. After Linden Capital Partners L.L.C., a private...
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CHICAGO—Jim Fitzgerald, Flexan's new CEO, intends to grow market share by expanding its global presence. CHICAGO—Jim Fitzgerald, Flexan's new CEO, intends to grow market share by expanding its global presence. $CHICAGO—Jim Fitzgerald, Flexan's new CEO, intends to grow market share by expanding its global presence.
Hankook reports drop in operating income, sales
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SEOUL, South Korea—Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. suffered a 14.3 percent drop in operating income in fiscal 2015 vs. 2014, as sales fell 2.3 percent to $5.74 billion. Hankook did not comment on its ...
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SEOUL, South Korea—Hankook Tire suffered a 14.3 percent drop in operating income in fiscal 2015 vs. 2014, as sales fell 2.3 percent to $5.74 billion. SEOUL, South Korea—Hankook Tire suffered a 14.3 percent drop in operating income in fiscal 2015 vs. 2014, as sales fell 2.3 percent to $5.74 billion. $SEOUL, South Korea—Hankook Tire suffered a 14.3 percent drop in operating income in fiscal 2015 vs. 2014, as sales fell 2.3 percent to $5.74 billion.
Help from within; ContiTech to lean on one unit to boost NAFTA auto OE business
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ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich.—Continental A.G.'s ContiTech business is using the strength of a past acquisition to help its other fluid technology businesses grow their automotive original...
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ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich.—Continental's ContiTech business is using the strength of a past acquisition to help its other fluid technology businesses grow their automotive original equipment business in the NAFTA region. ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich.—Continental's ContiTech business is using the strength of a past acquisition to help its other fluid technology businesses grow their automotive original equipment business in the NAFTA region. $ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich.—Continental's ContiTech business is using the strength of a past acquisition to help its other fluid technology businesses grow their automotive original equipment business in the NAFTA region.
Firm breaks ground on Iranian tire plant
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SANANDAJ, Iran—Razi Industrial Group has broken ground on the group’s newest tire plant project, Razi Tire Co. in Sanandaj, Kordestan Province, according to sources in Iran. The...
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SANANDAJ, Iran—Razi Industrial Group has broken ground on the group's newest tire plant project, Razi Tire Co. in Sanandaj, Kordestan Province. SANANDAJ, Iran—Razi Industrial Group has broken ground on the group's newest tire plant project, Razi Tire Co. in Sanandaj, Kordestan Province. $SANANDAJ, Iran—Razi Industrial Group has broken ground on the group's newest tire plant project, Razi Tire Co. in Sanandaj, Kordestan Province.
PolyOne buys TPE business from Kraton for $72 million
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AVON LAKE, Ohio—Feb. 3 was a busy day for materials maker PolyOne Corp., as the firm announced a specialty materials deal and released full-year earnings for 2015. Avon Lake-based PolyOne...
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AVON LAKE, Ohio—PolyOne will purchase thermoplastic elastomer-related compounding assets from Kraton. AVON LAKE, Ohio—PolyOne will purchase thermoplastic elastomer-related compounding assets from Kraton. $AVON LAKE, Ohio—PolyOne will purchase thermoplastic elastomer-related compounding assets from Kraton.
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Published on January 28, 2013

Using predispersed fibers to improve OTR tires

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