SR plant in Hungary... Bluestar in India... Semperit gains... Avon up... Industry 4.0...

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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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Semperit revenue up as capacity expands> Avon reports sharp rise in 2015 profits>
Interview: Industry 4.0 drives Arburg, Germany
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Goodyear starts US online tire sales> Kumho Crugen tires fitted on Jeep Renegade
 
Products, Services, Events


Primasil showcases cooling cap at Compamed



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.


 
Brainteaser


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?



 



 



Send your answer and results to appear on Friday.



 



Brainteaser results



 


 
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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