Doublestar Kazakh plant... ContiTech closure... Nynas dips... Silotech expands... EU vs rubber...

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25 Nov 2015
Kazakhstan approves Doublestar tire plant

Qingdao Doublestar’s plan to set up a new €103-million tire plant in Oskemen, Kazakhstan, has been approved by the local government.

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Bridgestone takes control of Slovak tire dealer
> Global chemical giants agree emissions reduction plan
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Paxman cooling cap consists of a compact refrigeration system connected to a lightweight silicone rubber cap.


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Thermolast K from Kraiburg TPE has been used in bumper strip in the latest Siemens vacuum cleaners.


This week: Prime marked

A single-digit number, randomly selected from 1 to 9 inclusive, has been marked on each of a batch of 200 moulded components. After all parts marked with a prime number are removed, 90 remain behind. What is the probability of the remaining parts being marked with an odd number?


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Answer and correct replies on Friday.


Brainteaser results


Opinion: EU Vs Industry

Within the next couple of years the UK will hold a referendum on whether or not the country should stay in the European Union.


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Analysis: Black & greener

Regulation is the key challenge for carbon black producers, mainly in Europe and North America, as tougher environmental and health & safety guidlines add to costs.


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ERJ Tire Tracker



Doublestar JV OK-ed… Michelin MAN… Conti trailer … F1 miss… Apollo ManU… Schrader job cuts… Michelin letdown?…  Anger at Goodyear…


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People & Skills Tracker

Michelin UK boss... Trinseo departure... Toyo bosses... RMA leadership... IISRP awards... Cooper's new director... Orion... Trelleborg... Pirelli... Cabot...


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