Fluctuations in raw material pricing and rubber product prices.

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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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  • Omnova to boost prices for some materials

    Mar 27, 2014

    FAIRLAWN, Ohio—Omnova Solutions Inc.'s Performance Materials business plans to hike prices of four emulsion polymers used in the North American paper, packaging and carpet markets.

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  • Momentive to increase Axilat prices globally

    Mar 25, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. will increase its global price by about $138-$414 per metric ton for its Axilat vinyl acetate monomer-based dispersion range of products used in adhesives and textile applications.

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  • Canadian rubber group reacts to pricing plan

    Feb 21, 2014

    OTTAWA—Representatives of Canadian business, including the Rubber Association of Canada, are reacting cautiously to Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty's plan to address “country pricing”—the higher cost of most goods in Canada as compared with the U.S.—in...

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