Rubber Focus: IRSG Briefing Paper on ‘The Rubber Industry of Russia’ now available from IRSG

The International Rubber Study Group (IRSG) provides a forum for the discussion of matters affecting the supply and demand for synthetic rubber (SR) and natural rubber (NR). It covers all aspects of the world rubber industry, including marketing, shipping, and distribution, trade in raw materials and the manufacture and sale of rubber goods.

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Trinseo Announces Quarterly Dividend

BERWYN, Pa.–( BUSINESS WIRE )– Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, today announced that its Board of Directors authorized a quarterly dividend of $0.36 per share. The dividend will be a cash distribution payable on October 24, 2017, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 10, 2017.

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Jorge Nogueira takes over as Arlanxeo’s CEO

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Starting 9 September, Jorge Nogueira is chief executive officer of Arlanxeo. He succeeds Jan Paul de Vries, who has left the synthetic rubber manufacturer to “seek a new professional challenge.” Prior to his appointment as CEO, Nogueira headed the company’s Tire & Specialty Rubbers (TSR) business unit, and he been a member of the Arlanxeo Executive Board since the joint venture was founded in April 2016.

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Michelin signs synthetic rubber supply deal with Nizhnekamskneftekhim

Russian rubber and petrochemicals manufacturer Nizhnekamskneftekhim signed an agreement to provide synthetic rubber to Michelin during a meeting held in late June.

A delegation from the Russian company, including Vladimir Busygin, chairman of the board of directors and other senior officials, visited Michelin’s R&D center in Clermont-Ferrand, France to discuss the supply of new brands of synthetic rubber to the tyre maker.

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Trinseo Completes Acquisition of API Applicazioni Plastiche Industriali S.p.A.

Blog This Trinseo (NYSE: TSE), a global materials solutions provider and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of API Applicazioni Plastiche Industriali S.p.A. (API). The transaction includes API’s manufacturing and research facility at Mussolente, Italy, and all of API’s business, employees and assets. The API management team and employees are now part of Trinseo’s Performance Plastics business.

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Asahi seeing strong tire sector demand

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Tokyo – Asahi Kasei Corp. is expecting strong demand for its tire rubber materials this year, officials said at a recent conference about the company’s 2016 financial results.

“Demand for synthetic rubber for fuel-efficient tires has been firm,” said a transcript of the meeting, noting that both lines at Asahi’s Singapore plant have been “fully utilised” recently.

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Tire & Rubber Industry Rundown: European Rubber Journal

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Asia BD price drop… Nike sales… Clariant-Huntsman link-up… Michelin buys wine reviewer… Conti acquires… Eversafe Rubber… SKF sued ?… Firestone leak… UK down… Kumho limbo… Thai NR…

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Summary of Latest News in the Global Rubber Industry

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Summary of Latest News and Events in the Global Rubber Industry …

June

21/6 Indonesian authorities are unfazed by a recent drop in natural rubber prices as market fundamentals remain strong, Reuters has reported. According to…

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Trinseo marks 80 years of rubber production at Schkopau

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Horgen, Switzerland  – Trinseo has marked 80 years of synthetic rubber production in Schkopau, Germany, a production site with an event for employees, local associations and institutes and officials.

A 13 June company statement also highlighted new projects at the site, which directs much of its production to the tire industry.

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Trinseo CEO to receive leadership award

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BERWYN, Pa.—The Chemical Marketing and Economics group of the American Chemical Society’s New York Section has selected Trinseo CEO and President Christopher Pappas as the recipient of its Leadership Award for Outstanding Corporate Reinvention.

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