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Source: Vietnam News Agency, Hanoi; 23 Apr 2007
The chief executive officers of 11 major tyre manufacturers from the USA, Europe and Asia met in Los Angeles Feb. 9 to set an agenda for their global research program dealing with the potential environmental and health impacts of their products.
The imminent closing of the Mayfield, KY, USA, tyre plant, will leave a gaping hole in the area economy.
US tyre manufacturers have seen their shares rise over the past six months as natural rubber and oil prices declined and a strike ended at one of the largest companies in the sector.
Source: Daily "The Manila Times", Manila; 20 Apr 2007
Crews are scouring the 40-acre site of the former Plymouth Rubber in Canton, MA, USA, manufacturing plant in an effort to calculate the cost of a hazardous waste cleanup.
Source: Daily "The Jakarta Post", Jakarta; 19 Apr 2007
Hankook Tire America Corporation, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA, posted an increase of US sales of 22 % to USD 613 million.
BFS introduced a new passenger tyre and a heavy-duty light truck and commercial tyre line at the Chicago Auto Show, February, 2007.
Fenner Dunlop Americas Inc. plans spend about USD 50 million to build a new belt-making facility outside of Atlanta and add new equipment.