Bridgestone to invest ¥10.2 billion in cutting-edge equipment at Shimonoseki plant

The equipment will be installed together with new infrastructure that will further contribute to the Group’s implementation of its Sustainability Business Framework roadmap, which entails linking its initiatives for recycling resources and contributing to the realization of a carbon neutral society with its business model. Specifically, solar power generation equipment will be installed to increase the portion of the Shimonoseki Plant’s electricity generated from renewable energy, reducing CO2 emissions and environmental impacts.

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Milliken & Company appoints Cindy Boiter as executive vice president and chemical division president

Boiter joined Milliken’s Chemical Division in 2012 as marketing, strategy and business development director and progressed to become the division’s CFO, where she played an integral role in its rapid growth. In 2018, she transitioned to Milliken’s chief strategy officer, where she led the company’s 2025 strategic planning initiatives and oversaw two significant acquisitions. Boiter is a recipient of the Milliken Honors Award for Diversity and Inclusion and is an active ally for associates worldwide

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Cooper Tire introduces newest all-terrain tire Discoverer Rugged Trek

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has announced its new Discoverer® Rugged Trek™ tire is now available for dealer orders. The Discoverer Rugged Trek is an all-season truck and SUV tire made for off-road adventuring while offering outstanding on-road performance for everyday use. Boasting a long-lasting warranty of up to 60,000 miles, the Discoverer Rugged Trek offers the best of both worlds for the off-road hobbyist and daily commuter

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Lanxess expands Trixene Aqua product family

Trixene Aqua BI 120 expands the outstanding performance as adhesion promoter of Aqua BI 220, enabling formulators to use it in a wide pH range and further enhancing soft handle. This is beneficial in textile processing where the products can be used e.g. for hydrophobic resins applied in the water proof treatment, for breathable fabrics, and for silk screen printing to improve the prints’ resistance to wash cycles

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Cooper Tire joins Alice Cooper to host nationwide “Driven to Perform” garage band contest

The “Coopers” are ready to rock as Cooper Tire kicked off Driven to Perform – a nationwide garage band contest in partnership with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Alice Cooper. Cooper Tire and Alice Cooper, credited as the “godfather of shock rock,” teamed up to scour the nation and identify three talented American garage bands. Alice Cooper, who recently released his 28th album, “Detroit Stories,” will provide advice and feedback to the bands, and call on fans to cast their votes to crown the Driven to Perform winner at www.DrivenToPerformConcert.com. The victorious band will get the opportunity of a lifetime to open for Evanescence in a livestream performance on May 13

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Rhino Health to open rubber glove factory in Fort Worth, TX

– Rhino Health Inc., the only domestic manufacturer of nitrile rubber gloves, announced plans to expand operations and open its largest manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, TX. The facility is a 400,000 square foot property in Majestic Fort Worth South Business Park, and will house approximately 10,000 square feet of office space for corporate functions as well as serve as a corporate office location.

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Adaptive3D partners with EnvisionTEC to deliver additive manufacturing elastomer solutions at scale

EnvisionTEC and Adaptive3D announced that they have executed a materials distribution agreement to pair ToughRubber™ photoresins with Xtreme 8K digital light processing (DLP) printers. Adaptive3D’s tough photoelastomers printed on Xtreme 8K printers will expedite the adoption of additively manufactured solutions for functional end-use elastomeric parts and products

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Sumitomo Chemical receives gold medal in EcoVadis sustainability assessment for the second year in a row

In this year’s assessment, Sumitomo Chemical has marked a high score in the area of Environment for the second consecutive year, and has also attained a score increase in Sustainable Procurement. Specifically, the Company has been highly rated in Environment for its established medium- to long-term climate action targets and its steady implementation of measures to achieve these targets. In addition, the assessment has recognized the Company’s efforts to put sustainable procurement into action more extensively, emphasizing the respect for the environment and human rights

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