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  • Arlanxeo to construct new HNBR plant in China
    by admin on March 1, 2024 at 1:09 am

    Synthetic rubber producer Arlanxeo has announced the planned construction of a hydrogenated nitrile butadiene rubber (HNBR) plant in Changzhou, China. With a nameplate annual production capacity of 5,000 tonnes, the first phase of construction will allow for the production of… Read more → The post Arlanxeo to construct new HNBR plant in China appeared first on Rubber Journal Asia -News on Rubber machinery , Manufacturers , Rubber chemical producers and Rubber processors.

  • Lanxess completes expansion of tyre release agents unit in India
    by admin on February 27, 2024 at 6:27 am

    With the expansion of the Rhenodiv production plant in Jhagadia, Gujarat, speciality chemicals firm Lanxess’ Rhein Chemie business unit has significantly increased its production capabilities. The move will help the firm to meet the growing demand of India and the… Read more → The post Lanxess completes expansion of tyre release agents unit in India appeared first on Rubber Journal Asia -News on Rubber machinery , Manufacturers , Rubber chemical producers and Rubber processors.

  • Continental to cut 1,700 jobs globally in auto sector; reduce costs by EUR400 mn
    by admin on February 20, 2024 at 7:32 am

    German tech firm Continental has decided on further measures to strengthen the competitiveness of its Automotive group sector. These measures aim to increase the efficiency of Automotive’s global R&D network, it adds. By the end of 2025 at the latest,… Read more → The post Continental to cut 1,700 jobs globally in auto sector; reduce costs by EUR400 mn appeared first on Rubber Journal Asia -News on Rubber machinery , Manufacturers , Rubber chemical producers and Rubber processors.

  • Epsilon Carbon to set up EUR1 bn carbon complex in Odisha
    by admin on February 19, 2024 at 9:01 am

    Indian firm Epsilon Carbon says its Integrated Carbon Complex (ICC) project will have a manufacturing capacity of 8 million tonnes/year for various carbon products. The three main components of the complex include speciality carbon (500,000 tonnes/year), carbon black (300,000 tonnes/year),… Read more → The post Epsilon Carbon to set up EUR1 bn carbon complex in Odisha appeared first on Rubber Journal Asia -News on Rubber machinery , Manufacturers , Rubber chemical producers and Rubber processors.

  • Tokai Carbon to invest EUR350 mn in carbon black sector
    by admin on February 19, 2024 at 8:58 am

    Japan’s Tokai Carbon says it is targeting a significant investment in its carbon black business, outlining a EUR353 million commitment over the next three years, until 2026. This strategic move is embedded within Tokai’s T-2026 mid-term management plan, reflecting a… Read more → The post Tokai Carbon to invest EUR350 mn in carbon black sector appeared first on Rubber Journal Asia -News on Rubber machinery , Manufacturers , Rubber chemical producers and Rubber processors.

  • Henkel to acquire US sealing/coating solutions firm
    by admin on February 19, 2024 at 8:54 am

    Conglomerate Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire the US-based Seal for Life Industries (Seal for Life) from private equity firm Arsenal Capital Partners (USA). Seal for Life is a specialised supplier of protective coating and sealing solutions in a… Read more → The post Henkel to acquire US sealing/coating solutions firm appeared first on Rubber Journal Asia -News on Rubber machinery , Manufacturers , Rubber chemical producers and Rubber processors.

  • EU approves Pirelli’s jv for tyre facility in Saudi Arabia
    by admin on February 16, 2024 at 8:56 am

    The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the creation of a joint venture by Italy’s Pirelli Tire S.p.A. and the Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund. The US$550 million deal relates primarily to the production and sale of… Read more → The post EU approves Pirelli’s jv for tyre facility in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Rubber Journal Asia -News on Rubber machinery , Manufacturers , Rubber chemical producers and Rubber processors.

  • Enviro commences construction of jv partnered plant in Uddevalla
    by admin on February 14, 2024 at 8:14 am

    Tyre recycler Enviro Systems recently officially kicked off the construction of its recycling plant in Uddevalla. This plant is its flagship and the first in an extensive European initiative where, together with partner company Antin, it aims to recycle 1… Read more → The post Enviro commences construction of jv partnered plant in Uddevalla appeared first on Rubber Journal Asia -News on Rubber machinery , Manufacturers , Rubber chemical producers and Rubber processors.

  • Continental invests EUR13 mn in Sri Lankan facility; inaugurates automated warehouse in Czechia
    by admin on February 13, 2024 at 3:16 am

    Germany’s Continental says it is expanding the global manufacturing footprint of its specialty tyres business area in Sri Lanka. By further enhancing local pre-production capacities, its Kalatura plant in future may produce material handling tyres self-sufficiently. This ensures an optimised… Read more → The post Continental invests EUR13 mn in Sri Lankan facility; inaugurates automated warehouse in Czechia appeared first on Rubber Journal Asia -News on Rubber machinery , Manufacturers , Rubber chemical producers and Rubber processors.

  • Trelleborg adds to healthcare sector with LSR acquisition
    by admin on February 13, 2024 at 2:49 am

    Sweden’s Trelleborg Group says it is strengthening its position in healthcare & medical by acquiring Baron Group, an Australian-Chinese company in the manufacturing of advanced precision silicone components, for US$300 million on a cash and debt-free basis. The seller may… Read more → The post Trelleborg adds to healthcare sector with LSR acquisition appeared first on Rubber Journal Asia -News on Rubber machinery , Manufacturers , Rubber chemical producers and Rubber processors.

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