Higher demand prompts Dayco Products L.L.C. to spend $2 million to expand an automotive components factory in Williston, S.C.
The SI Group Inc.-Sino Legend (Zhangjiagang) Chemical Co. Ltd. trade secrets dispute over rubber resins continues, each winning a court case in their home countries.
Rubber parts maker RSP Inc. opens its third facility in China.
Another round of battles over the polyurethane curative methyl-bischloroaniline, commonly called MOCA, could be on the horizon.
Private equity company Wind Point Partners acquires thermoplastic urethane film maker Argotec.
Michelin North America Inc. takes the title as the top rubber product maker in North America based on 2012 sales in the latest ranking by Rubber & Plastics News.
ContiTech A.G. acquires its first belt factory in the U.S., via the purchase of Halstead, Kan.-based Legg Company Inc. by ContiTech's Conveyor Belt Group, headquartered in Germany.
Arsenal Capital Partners makes its third rubber industry acquisition in two months, buying ADCO Global Inc., a maker of adhesives, sealants, tapes and coatings.
Contract negotiations heat up for the United Steelworkers union and three tire makers as the July 27 deadline approaches.
Sealing systems and component manufacturer Hamilton Kent Inc. celebrates its 70th anniversary.
Firestone Industrial Products L.L.C. launches a $2.7 million expansion at its air springs facility in Wolsztyn, Poland.
Carlisle Companies Inc. explores the potential sale of its Transportation Products segment because it doesn't meet the company's profit margin targets.
Regupol America begins an expansion of its U.S. headquarters in Lebanon, Pa.
Michelin recalls 100,000 light truck and SUV tires because some may have sidewall perforations that could cause air loss.
A rubber compounding plant operated by Valley Processing Inc. opens at the former Rubatex site in Bedford, Va.
ContiTech A.G. begins an expansion at its vibration control factory in Slovakia, adding a research and development center to the site.
Fenner Dunlop Australia spends $22.7 million on a new steel cord press line at a conveyor belt factory near Perth, Australia.