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  • Executives on the move

    Jul 13, 2015

    Dunlop Taikoo Aircraft names general manager JINJIANG, China—Dunlop Taikoo Aircraft Tyres Co. (Jinjiang) Ltd. has appointed David Shen as general manager. Shen joins the tire distribution and retreading facility in China, from aircraft engineering company HAECO-Xiamen, where he had been...

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  • Senate committee introduces transportation bill

    Jul 13, 2015

    WASHINGTON—The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has introduced a six-year bipartisan transportation funding reauthorization bill, just days after the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees held hearings on the issue. The committee announced the bill June 23 and held...

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  • Judge backs Toyo in infringement lawsuit

    Jul 13, 2015

    LAS VEGAS—Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. is entitled to the default judgment, permanent injunction and monetary damages it requested in its trademark infringement lawsuit against Chinese tire makers, a magistrate judge in the Nevada federal district court has ruled. Judge Cam Ferenbach issued his...

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  • Obituaries: Industry mourns four longtime execs

    Jul 13, 2015

    STOW, Ohio—Paul Glasgow, a longtime rubber industry veteran who was active in the ACS Rubber Division and a number of rubber groups, died June 28 after a short illness. He was 51. After graduating from the University of Akron, he began his career at B.F. Goodrich Co., spending 17 years...

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  • New molds bolster GW's capabilities

    By: Gayle Putrich Jul 13, 2015

    NEW YORK—As liquid silicone rubber continues to give thermoplastics a run for their money in medical applications, GW Plastics Inc. continues to expand the capabilities of its affiliate, GW Silicones. In the past year, GW Silicones has built and qualified multiple complex 32-cavity LSR...

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  • Polymerics continues to upgrade Ohio facilities

    Jul 13, 2015

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio—Polymerics Inc. continues to upgrade its facilities. The Ohio-based custom mixer said it has added new, higher horsepower motors, a more accurate and efficient oil-injection system and heating for hard-process liquids at its chemical blending facility in Kent, Ohio....

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  • Nexen looks to shed Tier 3 tire market status

    Jul 13, 2015

    CHANG-NYEONG, South Korea—Running with the big dogs—or bigger dogs—for Nexen Tire Corp. means continuing to expand capacity at its plants to supply its dealer network more effectively, company executives said during a recent plant tour and interviews. How the Tier 3...

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