The Michelin Group announced that it intends to acquire Fenner PLC, a manufacturer of conveyor belt solutions and reinforced polymer products for the mining and industrial markets.
Headquartered in Hessle, United Kingdom, Fenner has two divisions: an engineered conveyor solutions division (ECS), which is the second largest producer of heavy conveyor belts and a player in the heavy and complex conveyor belt solution market; and an advanced engineered product (AEP) division, responsible for polymer-engineered products. Fenner identifies, designs and manufactures polymer products for niche markets around the world. Its total annual revenues amounted to £655 million ($9.16 million).
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Everyone knows the iconic Pirelli logo in the tire industry, but recently, the tiremaker debuted a limited-edition product in the winter sports market.
The tiremaker’s engineers partnered with Blossom Skis, a small Italian manufacturer of alpine sports equipment, to create limited-edition skis, which feature a layer of vibration-damping rubber inserted by the tiremaker.
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CNNMoney takes you to a factory in Jalandhar, India to see how basketballs are made from a giant piece of rubber, and then shot at an iron plate at 25 mph.
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THE Brunei Government has introduced a tax on rubber-related products. It was not explained why it needed to do this.
The products include stationery items like erasers, rubber bands etc. The tax will be between three to five per cent. This will burden the schools and the students. In these hard times we shouldn’t be burdening the families by making basic school necessities costly, especially for the low income families.
At present companies selling stationery items from Miri are active in Brunei and have taken a huge share of the stationery market. This has badly affected local businesses selling stationary items.
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You could spend a lot of time trying to figure out what a surfboard, a rodeo saddle and a pair of racing shoes have in common, but we’ll spare you the trouble and fill you in right now: these three objects represent Yokohama Canada’s opportunity to showcase the superior quality of its tires.
How so? The company is underlining the 100th anniversary of its founding by calling on three so-called “Tire Tailors” to come up with innovative concepts using Yokohama treads.
According to Diana Colosimo, director of development for Yokohama Canada, these Tire Tailors were tasked with creating products born of their respective design expertise and talents using Yokohama tire treads.
Tom Millar of Ausmosis Surfboards thus made use of the Yokohama W Drive tire, conceived expressly to maintain road grip in cold and humid conditions, to create a customized board that allows surfers to maintain a firmer hold when riding it.
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OLYMPIA, Wash. (Feb. 10, 2017)— A newly issued analysis from the Washington State Department of Health (WSDOH) concluded there is no evidence that cancer rates among young athletes are increased by playing on crumb rubber athletic turf.
“We did not find the number of cancers among soccer players, select and premier players or goalkeepers reported to the project team to be higher than expected based on Washington cancer rates for people of the same ages,” said the executive summary of the analysis from the WSDOH.
A coalition of three synthetic turf associations — the Recycled Rubber Council (RRC), the Safe Fields Alliance and the Synthetic Turf Council — said they were pleased but not surprised by the results of the WSDOH analysis.
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London – Trinseo expects to commercialise its neodymium BR (Nd-BR) production by end of 2017 or early 2018 depending on customer feedback, according to Samer Al-Jabi, global business director for synthetic rubber.
The Berwyn, Pennsylvania-based company announced in April 2014 that it planned to convert its nickel butadiene rubber (Ni-BR) production train in Schkopau, Germany to manufacture Nd-BR.
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View Comments PETALING JAYA : The rubber glove industry is unlikely to achieve its export revenue target of RM14.3 billion set for this year, due to shortage of manpower, water supply disruptions, and lower selling prices seen earlier this year. Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (Margma) president Denis Low Jau Foo told SunBiz recently that the sector’s export revenue this year is projected to reach RM13.8 billion, short of target but still higher than the RM13.1 billion recorded in 2015. He, however, expects export revenue to hit RM15 billion-RM15.2 billion in 2017 if latex prices, which …
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The global automotive rubber hoses market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.2% to $11.36 billion in revenue by 2020 thanks to the growing auto sales in emerging markets as well as in developed countries, predicts Siddharth Jaiswal, Analyst for Automotive Practice at Technavio, a leading technology research and advisory company.
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