Evonik... Lanxess hike... MRF tire plant... Armacell... China Thai buy... Merry Christmas

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24 Dec 2015
Happy Christmas from ERJ

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More Top News
> Check out ERJ home page for all latest reports> Evonik finds enzymatic route to 1-alkenes>
Lanxess ups prices for chloroprene rubber, adhesives> MRF to set up greenfield tire plant in Gujarat>
Blackstone and Kirkbi to acquire Armacell
> China buys 200kt of Thai rubber as talks continue> Henniges appoints interim CEO>
Sinopec takes over 10% share of Sibur> Hankook expands OE offerings in Europe> Trelleborg acquires marine docking software company
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.



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


Tire investments in the pipeline

As the year 2015 draws to a close, ERJ looks at tire-plant investments and expansion projects announced throughout the year.


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DowDuPont analysis

We’ve now reached the point where the American business world resembles a fantasy sports league. Any company can become part of another company.


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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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