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    • Continental buys Czech tire machine tool maker

      OTROKOVICE, Czech Republic — Continental A.G. has acquired its long-term supplier of components for tire-assembly machines, VÚK spol. s.r.o, based in Otrokovice, in a move designed to strengthen Conti's expertise in tire manufacturing...

    • Doublestar deal for Kumho shares concluded

      BEIJING — Qingdao Doublestar Group has concluded its acquisition of a 45-percent ownership stake in South Korea's Kumho Tire Co. Inc., closing an 18-month chapter of uncertainty in Kumho's 58-year history.

    • Thailand's IVL buying Czech tire cord maker Kordarna

      BANGKOK — Indorama Ventures Public Co. Ltd. is acquiring Czech tire cord and technical fabrics producer Kordárna Plus a.s. in a deal Indorama said will make it the biggest tire cord producer in Europe and second largest globally.

    • Tokai Carbon to acquire Sid Richardson

      FORT WORTH, Texas — Japanese carbon black firm Tokai Carbon Co. Ltd. has agreed to acquire the assets of Fort Worth-based Sid Richardson Carbon Ltd. for approximately $310 million.

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