Reed Rubber Products Inc. adds an extrusion line and moves to a larger facility in St. Louis to accommodate growth.
Elastomer Technologies Inc. expands its operation and opens a plant in Corona, Calif., to give it greater flexibility and the space to handle additional growth.
Original equipment tire demand should be strong, replacement shipments meager in 2013, according to a report from the Rubber Manufacturers Association.
New Yokohama Tire Corp. COO Takayuki Hamaya celebrates the completion of the first phase of the tire maker's expansion project in the Phillipines.
ContiTech A.G. buys a hose factory in Turkey and begins building a hose plant in Brazil, as well as setting up a sales and service support center in Dubai.
Aimed at giving it a strong presence in the silicone-covered wheels sector, RP Machine Enterprises Inc. buys the assets of Butler Rubber Products.
Kultevat L.L.C. joins with biotech company KeyGene N.V. to work on the production of rubber from a Russian dandelion plant.
The U.S. Commerce Department levies antidumping duties on imports of off-road tires manufactured by Hangzhou Zhongee Rubber Co. Ltd. of China.
ContiTech Fluid Automotive Hungaria expands its Vac, Hungary, facility.
Trelleborg A.B. strengthens its position in the offshore oil and gas sector by buying Ambler Technologies Ltd.
Workers at the Goodyear Amiens North tire plant in Amiens, France, sue the company in Ohio, charging it violated French labor law in deciding to close the factory without informing the union.
The International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers meets in San Francisco and presents its Technical Award to P.S. “Ravi” Ravishankar of ExxonMobil Chemical Co.