Precision rubber moulding specialist, Metflex, has launched a range of high performance rubbers designed for demanding subsea applications.
24 February 2014
Cooper Tire Europe has signed a sponsorship deal with Barclays Premier League side, Arsenal Football Club, in a multi-year deal that marks “an important milestone” in the brand’s 100 year history. The partnership will begin before the start of the 2014/15 season.
12 February 2014
Germany’s auto parts and tire maker Continental has agreed to acquire Veyance Technologies, a US maker of industrial hoses and conveyor belts, from The Carlyle Group for €1.4bn (£1.2bn).
11 February 2014
Dunlop Motorsport Europe is transferring its tyre production from Erdington, Birmingham, to other plants in its European manufacturing network. The company’s lease on the facility expires on 1 September 2014.
4 February 2014
PRW.com is today launching an e-bulletin containing the features that appear in the magazine every fortnight.
31 January 2014
A massive blaze at Newgen Recycling, a tyre recycler based between Leeds and York, was witnessed by an orbiting Nasa satellite.
20 January 2014
World demand for tyres is forecast to rise 4.3% a year to 2.9 billion units in 2017, according to the ‘World Tires’ study from industry market research firm Freedonia.
20 January 2014
Swedish injection moulder Nolato Group has agreed to sell its subsidiary, Nolato Sunne, to Per Vannesjö Industri.
15 November 2013
Lanxess has revealed a drop of more than a quarter in adjusted earnings for its third quarter, the result of lower prices for its main product including synthetic rubber for tyres.
13 November 2013
Birmingham-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has secured a £1.5m government grant to test and develop a next-generation aircraft tyres that will be lighter and more robust.
30 September 2013
Barrier Group has acquired a 49% stake in a North East-based rubber product manufacturing company.
23 September 2013
Firefighters spent the early hours of Saturday tackling a large blaze at a tyre recycling premise on Springvale Road in the Grimethorpe area of Barnsley.
9 September 2013
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has successfully brought a prosecution against Pirelli after an employee at its Carlisle tyre plant got trapped in a tyre measuring machine, breaking his arm in three places.
23 August 2013
Birmingham-based Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has landed a long-term contract to provide new and retreaded tyres to Czech Republic carrier Travel Service Airlines.
22 August 2013
Avon Rubber has been awarded a sole-source contract by the US Department of Defense (DOD) to develop a modified version of its M53 face mask to provide respiratory protection to a wide range of operators on the DOD’s fleet of fixed-wing aircraft.
8 August 2013