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8 Dec 2015
Mesnac to raise €183m for smart manufacturing

Mesnac has announced its plan to raise more than €180 million through private placement for four automated tire manufacturing projects in China.

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Kuraray develops new photocurable elastomer

The Japanese company will explore adhesives and moulding materials markets with the new technology.




This week: Lease Leftover

The local tire-making factory has leased a warehouse to stock its products. The original lease was 99 years. In an interview, the site manager was asked how much time was left on the lease. His answer was as follows: two-thirds of the time past is equal to four-fifths of the time to come. How much time was left on the lease?


Send your answer and correct ones to appear on Friday.


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ERJ Preview of TTE 2016

The Jan-Feb issue of ERJ magazine will include a preview of new technologies being presented and discussed at Tire Technology Expo (TTE), in Hanover, Germany, on 16-18 Feb, 2016.


To contribute or for further information, please contact editor Patrick Raleigh.

Mind the gap

The skills gap in the European tire and rubber manufacturing industries is becoming ever wider as younger people lose interest in science and engineering.


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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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