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11 Dec 2015
Canadian body fines Toyo for alleged bid rigging

Canada’s Competition Bureau has fined Toyo Tire & Rubber €1.5 million after it pleaded guilty to participating in a bid-rigging conspiracy involving the sale of anti-vibration components to Toyota Motor.

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> Goodyear announces offering of €250m European notes>
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> Sabic, ExxonMobil set to start elastomers plant – report> Reports say Dow Chemical and DuPont near merger
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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.

The dispersion games

A New York-based imaging company has developed an advanced optical microscope for analysing surface properties of rubber products, dispersions and coatings.


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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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