Michelin to close its Dundee factory in UK by mid-2020

Michelin has announced its decision to close its Dundee factory in the United Kingdom by mid-2020. The Dundee site, opened in 1971 and which exclusively manufactures 16-inch and smaller Michelin tyres for cars, has faced serious difficulties in recent years due to a...

Bridgestone expanding its Warren County facility

Bridgestone Americas announced that it is expanding the company’s Warren County, Tenn. commercial truck and bus radial (TBR) tyre manufacturing facility as part of a three-year, $40 million investment to meet market demand and address emerging customer needs. The...

RMCC starts production of high-active magnesium oxide

Russian Mining Chemical Company LLC (RMCC) is expanding its range of high-grade magnesium compounds and will start the production of high-active magnesium oxide. The product will be manufactured at the recently opened third processing plant in Vyazma (Smolensk region,...

LANXESS expands product range of PBT compounds

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS is expanding its range of halogen-free flame-retardant compounds based on polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) to include variants with outstanding fire resistance in glow wire tests. The first in the product range is a compound...

BKT teams up with Paolo Rossi for charity

Balkrishna Industries Ltd(BKT) has teamed up with Paolo Rossi, the player who propelled Italy to World Cup victory in 1982 with his Golden Boot-earning six tournament goals, to raise funds for charity. He was a guest of honour at a gala solidarity dinner organised by...