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  • DOC lowers antidumping duties on Chinese tires

    Mar 24, 2015

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration has lowered the preliminary antidumping duties it issued earlier this year against all but one of 68 manufacturers, importers and distributors of passenger and light truck tires from China.

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  • EPA fines Continental Carbon $99 million for emissions

    Mar 24, 2015

    WASHINGTON—Continental Carbon Co. has agreed to pay more than $99 million to mitigate alleged excessive emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said.

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  • Myers probes possible fraudulent activities; Michelin settles with Sudduth

    Mar 23, 2015

    AKRON—Myers Industries Inc. disclosed it is unable to file its form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission by the required date “without unreasonable effort or expense,” in part because of the discovery of “possibly fraudulent activities” at its Brazilian...

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  • Cooper seeks dismissal of shareholder suit

    Mar 23, 2015

    WILMINGTON, Del.óCooper Tire & Rubber Co. is seeking dismissal of a shareholder lawsuit filed in connection with its failed merger with Apollo Tyres Ltd., while the attorneys leading the lawsuit have asked the Wilmington federal district court for a trial date. New York-based law firms...

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  • Myers investigating possible fraudulent activities

    By: Scott Suttell, Crain's Cleveland Business Mar 18, 2015

    AKRON—Myers Industries Inc. disclosed it is unable to file its form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission by the required date “without unreasonable effort or expense,” in part due to the discovery of “possibly fraudulent activities” at its Brazilian...

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  • Michelin settles with Sudduth Tire

    Mar 18, 2015

    GREENVILLE, S.C.—Michelin North America Inc. has settled its lawsuit against a Southern California commercial tire dealer, according to documents filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, Greenville Division.

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