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  • Higher speed limits blamed for tire failures

    May 18, 2015

    WASHINGTON—Increased highway speed limits in several states are the likely cause of the failure of several Michelin XZA tires on the steer axles of auto hauler trucks, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a recently completed investigation. NHTSA's Office of Defect...

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  • Dow to cut 1,500 jobs after divestment

    May 18, 2015

    MIDLAND, Mich.óDow Chemical Co. said it will cut between 1,500 and 1,750 jobs, or 3 percent of its global work force, to further streamline the organization and optimize its footprint as a result of a $5 billion divestment of most of its chlorine business, it said in a May 4 news release....

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  • IISRP selects new director

    May 18, 2015

    HOUSTONóJuan Ramon Salinas has been named to succeed James L. McGraw as leader of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers. Salinas, a 17-year veteran at Dynasol, will become managing director and CEO of the IISRP, effective July 1. He served the past seven years as...

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  • Exchange rates affect Cooper Standard sales

    May 18, 2015

    NOVI, Mich.—Cooper Standard Holdings Inc., parent company of Cooper Standard Automotive Inc., reported an increase in net income despite declining sales thanks to unfavorable currency exchange rates, the firm said in a May 8 presentation of its financials. Net income attributable to...

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