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19 Nov 2015
MOL increases butadiene production, to build rubber plant

The petrochemical group has started production at its new butadiene plant in Hungary and is set to build a synthetic rubber unit nearby in cooperation with Japan’s Synthetic Rubber Corporation (JSR).

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Paxman cooling cap consists of a compact refrigeration system connected to a lightweight silicone rubber cap.


Kraiburg TPE in latest Siemens vacuum cleaners

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


This week: Tricky tax

A European country has recently implemented its unilateral taxing system on imported tires. The levy includes a 13 percent tax on carbon emissions, on top of a 2 percent sales tax, and a 10 percent import tariff. A tire now costs £100. How much would it cost without the taxes?



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Industry 4.0

Arburg managing director of technology and engineering, Heinz Gaub, explains how Industry 4.0 drives both his company and his country, Germany.


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People & Skills Tracker

Toyo bosses... RMA leadership... IISRP awards... ATS Euromaster… Cooper's new director... Orion... Trelleborg... Trinseo... Pirelli... Cabot...


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ERJ Tire Tracker


Kumho on Jeep... F1 miss... Apolo's ManU tires...Schrader cuts... Michelin problem?... Anger at Goodyear… Cooper dot ME… Michelin closure call... Dunlops on Lexus...


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EU car demand


The EU passenger car market continued to grow in October albeit at a slower pace of 2.9 percent.


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European Tire Map

The 2015 version of ERJ' European Tire Plants map is out and available to order (print only) here.


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