Government/Legal

News from the courthouse and legislature affecting the global tire industry.

Recent News

  • RMA supports Colorado scrap tire bill

    Apr 17, 2014

    DENVER—The Rubber Manufacturers Association has expressed support for Colorado House Bill 1352, a bipartisan the state's severe scrap tire stockpile problem.

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  • Ex Bridgestone exec pleads guilty, three others indicted

    Apr 16, 2014

    TOLEDO, Ohio—One former Bridgestone Corp. executive has pleaded guilty for his alleged involvement in an international conspiracy to rig bids and fix prices for automotive anti-vibration rubber parts, according to a plea agreement filed in Toledo federal district court April 16.

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  • Did you know?

    Apr 14, 2014

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—Alliance Rubber Co.'s products delight children, help brand recognition and bind flowers and vegetables together. They also save lives.

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  • Goodyear, Dow among firms to endorse manufacturing bill

    Apr 10, 2014

    WASHINGTON—The Senate Commerce Committee passed S. 1468, the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013, a bill designed to strengthen the Obama administration's efforts to create regional manufacturing hubs across the U.S.

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  • Rubber Manufacturing in America: Officials remain cautiously optimistic

    Apr 10, 2014

    How is rubber manufacturing faring in America? What are its prospects for the future? Seven years after initially examining those questions, Rubber & Plastics News revisited that topic in our special report that we will publish online over the next week. Today, we examine how the government can...

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  • Veyance acquisition fuels more optimism for ContiTech

    Apr 10, 2014

    HANOVER, Germany—ContiTech A.G. said it intends to build on its momentum of recent months by bolstering its position in various geographic and product markets through organic growth and acquisition.

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