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BASF and ENGIE signed a long term biomethane purchase agreement

BASF uses certified biomethane at its Ludwigshafen/Germany and Antwerp/Belgium sites as a sustainable alternative to fossil raw materials in its manufacturing process. The approach supports the company’s sustainable transformation by reducing its carbon footprint. The biomethane amount is allocated to the end product using a third-party, globally recognized certification scheme, known as the Biomass Balance approach.

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Yokohama Rubber’s Geolandar X-CV factory-equipped on the 2024 Lexus GX 550

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced that it is supplying its GEOLANDAR X-CV (Pattern No. G057E) tires as original equipment (OE) to Lexus as an available option on the new luxury on-road SUVs, the GX 550. The tire sizes are 265/55R20 113V in North America and 265/55R20 109V in Japan. The 2024 GX 550 was launched in North America in April 2024, and general sales in Japan will begin this autumn.

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Roemheld introduces new rail-guided RWS mold changing table for transporting heavy dies and molds

ROEMHELD North America announces the new, rail-guided RWS mold changing table for transporting heavy dies and molds. The innovative solution is available in three versions for loads of up to 15, 25, or 40 tons per mold. Electrically driven, the system is equipped with two different pull-push systems for the safe and automatic transport of dies to set up presses.

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The Rubber Division to host free webinar on Global Economic Challenges led by Paul Hodges

Paul Hodges, a global expert on the chemicals industry with the World Economic Forum, will focus on two key challenges facing the chemical industry. Geopolitical issues are rising up the agenda and replacing economics as a key driver for decisions and companies are having to adjust to the end of the two key “dividends” – the “peace dividend” and the “demographic dividend” – that have underpinned global growth for the past 30 years. This presentation will be followed by a Rubber Division, ACS update including an introduction to our 2025 Secretary candidate

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Continental receives ISCC PLUS sustainability certification

The Continental plant in Púchov, Slovakia, recently became the company’s first tire plant also producing truck tires to receive the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS sustainability certification. This globally recognized certification confirms the transparency of the traceability of the raw materials used in the production process. Certification of the raw materials enables Continental to ensure the end-to-end traceability of the materials from sustainable sources

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