Eric Fric, managing director of Goodyear Dunlop Tyres UK, said the company understood the impact its decision to close the factory would have, adding it was consulting with staff and union representatives.
26 June 2015
The firm, which manufactures rubber granules for use in artificial sports pitches, children’s playgrounds, carpet underlay and modified road asphalt, has been recognised in the Sunday Times
SME Export Track 100.
19 May 2015
The plastics industry is being urged to engage with stakeholders to ensure it has the skilled workforce and continuous pipeline of talent that it needs, both now and into the future. PRW reports
8 May 2015
Passenger car registration in Europe increased for the 19th consecutive month in March 2015, according to data produced by the Brussels-based European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA)
16 April 2015
Zeon Chemicals Europe is in the process of shutting down its synthetic rubber plant in Sully, Wales, UK, according to a source close to the company.
2 April 2015
Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has integrated its two Dutch sites into one, with all machinery and staff moved from Ede to Ridderkerk site, said the Swedish company on 12 March.
13 March 2015
Link-up will strengthen capabilities for production, research and development and sales of a critical component of sustainable polymers.
17 February 2015
Lanxess is pressing ahead with its restructuring plans by merging business units and reducing its workforce.
12 August 2014
Retford-based rubber mouldings and silicone sheet company, J-Flex Rubber, has celebrated 30 year in business with help from RBS Invoice Finance.
30 July 2014
Longbenton’s Aquaseal Rubber has secured a project as part of the development of the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm.
30 July 2014
The 2014 glittering black-tie event takes place on Friday, 24 October at the London Hilton on Park Lane and will be hosted by comedian Al Murray, aka The Pub Landlord.
7 July 2014
The joint PDM/PRE event in Telford was lauded by both exhibitors and attendees, with some visitors coming from as far afield as Scandinavia, the Middle East and Japan.
26 June 2014
50th anniversary issue, published last week, is now available online in a digital format.
13 June 2014
Lanxess is providing synthetic rubber cushioning components for the soles of football boots that will be used during the upcoming World Cup in Brazil.
6 June 2014
Avon Rubber has won an order from the US Department of Defense (DoD) for 135,000 M50 mask systems. The respirators form part of the company’s sole source US Joint Services General Purpose Mask (JSGPM) programme contract.
6 June 2014