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Bridgestone develops airless bicycle tires

Bridgestone Corp., together with Bridgestone Cycle Co., Ltd., has developed an airless bicycle tire as part of its "air free concept" technology.

KraussMaffei Berstorff presented its solutions for tire producers

Almost 70 representatives of international tire producers attended the KraussMaffei Berstorff plant tour in Hannover on 16 February 2016.

Russian Dandelions as a source of natural rubber for Sumitomo

Sumitomo Rubber Industries has been examining the potential of Russian Dandelions as a new, alternative source of natural rubber.


Synthetic rubber market expected to grow

Synthetic rubber market is expected to reach USD 45,767.1 million, expanding at CAGR of 5.1% from 2015 to 2023, according to Transparency Market Research.

Solvay launches production of highly dispersible silica in Poland

Solvay is hosting a ceremony to mark the production launch of Highly Dispersible Silica (HDS) at its new state-of-the-art plant in Wloclawek, Poland.

Braskem joins a renewable isoprene project

Partnership between Braskem, Amyris and Michelin aims to develop and produce renewable isoprene for production of tire and other rubber applications.

Lanxess: remodelling of the company

We present an interview with Matthias Zachert, CEO Lanxess AG.