July 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;7/14/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 25, p3
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the rubber and plastics industry. Plans to lay off 431 workers by Kumho Tire Co. Ltd. in South Korea resulted in union members going on strike on July 8. 2008. The shares of Pirelli Tyre SpA, which were sold two years ago to several financial institutions, have been repurchased by Pirelli & C. SpA. The dumping and countervailing subsidies levied on imported off-the-road tires from China have been confirmed by the U.S. Department of Commerce's ruling.


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