Tire Industry in 2017

Some of the top issues affecting the global tire industry today include: Price changes New mobility models Tariffs Developments in China’s tire industry Sustainability Management of change Our newest Annual report “” takes a deep dive into these critical subjects. Pricing and financial performance Our looks at the volatile history over the last 12 crazy

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Tariff pressure on Chinese truck tires grows

In the evening (US time) of 29 January, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) formally announced its decision to investigate allegations of dumping of China-made truck tires and a separate allegation of unfair subsidies. These could result in anti-dumping duties and countervailing duties respectively. Late last night in the US, the ITC posted a timetable

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NK “Rosneft” buys stake in Pirelli & C. SpA

NK Rosneft has agreed to become Pirelli’s biggest investor by acquiring an indirect stake in the company. As per the agreement with Unicredit Bank, Intesa Banking Group, and Clessidra Fund, Rosneft will buy 50% share of the company holding 26.19% of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. stake. The transaction will be carried out at a value

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Anno Berkowsky talks about Rhein-Chemie, BRICS and Russia

Anno Berkowsky, head of the Lanxess subsidiary Rhein-Chemie said at the opening of the new pre-dispersion production facility in Russia, “Rhenogran – which we will produce at the new site in Lipetsk – is one of our most established and important brands, and has a leading position in polymer-bound rubber additives.  It can significantly shorten mixing

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Lanxess Opens its First Production Facility in Russia

Lanxess has opened a production facility in Russia under Rhein Chemie. The subsidiary company creates polymer-bound rubber additives for the Russian market. The products that they make are mainly used in the automotive and tire industries. Lanxess claims that they invested a seven-digit figure into their new facility. Werner Breuers, a member of the Board of Management

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Pirelli opens new winter tire line at Voronezh

Pirelli and its Russian joint venture partner have officially opened a new tire manufacturing line at the factory in Voronezh. The investment includes a mixing centre. The new line is capable of making the latest Winter tires for use in Russia and the rest of Europe. The factory will begin shipping the tires from March

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