Blackstone/Armacell... Henniges interim boss... BKT expands... PanAdrius guayule patent...

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22 Dec 2015
Blackstone and Kirkbi to acquire Armacell


Private equity funds managed by Blackstone and Kirkbi AS are to acquire Armacell, a maker of flexible foam products for equipment insulation and technical applications.


 
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> Rosneft, Sinopec mull polymer JV> Tire investments in the pipeline>
Challenges ahead for EU chemicals makers> Analysis: Merger brings industry giants together
 
Products, Services, Events


Trelleborg to showcase low friction seal material



An innovative seal material designed to accelerate performance in motorsport.



 



Michelin launches tire sealant spray



The French company says the sealant is “user-friendly” and is suitable for all car tire sizes up to 245/55 R17.



 


 
Brainteaser


 



This week: Tire trade



 



In a pre-Christmas sale, a speciality tire supplier achieved sales of $5,200 in the first hour. The high-end vehicle tires were sold at €200 each, or (unusually) three for $400. If a total of 32 tires were sold during the 60 minutes, how many tires were sold for $200?



 



Send your answer and correct ones to appear on 4 Jan.



 



Brainteaser results



 


 
VW investigates


Volkswagen of America has hired attorney and compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg to help it resolve claims by owners of diesel vehicles with illegal emissions software.



 



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Mind reading technology


Among the eye-catching technologies to emerge this year was a futuristic tire concept developed by Hankook called the ‘Mind Reading Tyre’.



 



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People & Skills Tracker


Cabot interim office... EU youth pact... ContiTech.. Provera Pirelli rule… Michelin UK boss… Marangoni new French boss… IISRP awards… Cooper… Orion… Trelleborg… Trinseo…



 



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ERJ Tire Tracker


 



Pirelli/CEAT... Michelin... Doublestar JV OK-ed… Michelin MAN… Conti trailer … F1 miss… Apollo ManU… Schrader job cuts… Michelin letdown?… 



 



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