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Friday Aug 22 | The Star Online

Tyres made from dandelions? Welcome to the future of rubber

From flowers to tyres: A piece of rubber made from dandelion plants is seen at the Fraunhofer Institute in Muenster, Germany.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Reuters

FEATURE-Tyre makers race to turn dandelions into rubber

Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Tire Business

Firestone Natural Rubber to quit producing latex in Liberia

Firestone Natural Rubber Co., a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corp., will cease producing liquid latex at its Liberian plantation in the fourth quarter of 2014 and concentrate solely on the production of block rubber, the company said.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Modern Tire Dealer

Bridgestone promotes senior executives

The board of directors of Bridgestone Corp. has promoted several executives within Bridgestone Americas Inc. to senior roles in the global corporation, effective Sept.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Marketing

Tire Business

Bridgestone has double-digit earnings gains

Bridgestone Corp. reported double-digit growth in operating and net income for the first half of fiscal 2014, based largely on gains from lower raw materials costs and favorable foreign exchange rate changes.

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Related Topix: Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines

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