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Russia briefing on manufacturing

27 June 2011

In this month's management briefing, Mark Bursa reviews developments in Russia's automotive market and industry. In this second part, he looks at vehicle production developments and components issues.


Russia's turnaround

12 October 2010

Russia's automotive market and industry has been very hard hit by the country's severe economic recession of 2009. However, a moderate economic recovery is now taking hold and the automotive sector is seeing some uplift to volume helped by government support. In the first of series of just-auto management briefing articles focusing on the BRIC nations, Dave Leggett assesses the latest developments and prospects for Russia's automotive sector.

Latest interviews


Q&A with Volvo Car CEO

26 July 2006

Volvo Car Corporation, a part of Ford’s PAG prestige brand grouping, is undergoing a challenging year in 2006. First half volume is down almost 7% on last year with the US proving a particularly tough market. But the company’s President and CEO Fredrik Arp sees 2006 as a year of transition with product-led growth from the new C30 and S80 models kicking in later this year. Dave Leggett interviewed him at the British International Motor Show in London.

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Trelleborg appoints new Business Area president

9 March 2017

Paolo Pompei has been appointed as the new Business Area president of Trelleborg Wheel Systems, succeeding Maurizio Vischi, who is retiring.


just-auto Plus only Trelleborg Sealing acquires Carolina Seal

24 January 2017

Trelleborg has, through its business area Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, signed an agreement to acquire the privately owned US-based Carolina Seal. The business specialises in the distribution of polymer seals such as O-rings, hydraulic seals and speciality...


just-auto Plus only Trelleborg Q3 2016 sales up 18%

26 October 2016

Trelleborg reported an increasing operating profit and sustained its margin at the same high level as in the strong third quarter of last year. Sales rose by 18 percentage points compared with the preceding year, predominantly driven by the acquisition of CGS...


just-auto Plus only Trelleborg buys Schwab Vibration Control

4 October 2016

The Freudenberg Group has sold the business of Schwab Vibration Control to Trelleborg AB, Trelleborg, Sweden effective 1 October 2016. In this context, Schwab Vibration Control has long-term prospects to continue to grow and expand globally. Over the past...


Trelleborg has "particularly eventful" Q2 2016

20 July 2016

Supplier Trelleborg has described the second quarter of 2016 as "particularly eventful" after finalising the acquisition of CGS, announced at the end of 2015, during the period and consolidating it into its financial statements from June. The integration of CGS takes Trelleborg’s expected annual sales to about SEK30bn (US$3.475bn).


Trelleborg shares in JV Vibracoustic transferred

6 July 2016

On 5 July 2016, the 50% shareholding held by Trelleborg, Sweden, in the joint venture Vibracoustic, Darmstadt, was transferred to the Freudenberg Group. The transaction had been approved by the relevant authorities. In the 2015 financial year, Vibracoustic generated sales of almost EUR2bn (US$2.2094bn) with some 9,400 employees.


just-auto Plus only Trelleborg finalises acquisition of CGS Holding

1 June 2016

Trelleborg has finalised the acquisition of CGS Holding, a privately-owned company with leading positions in agricultural, industrial and speciality tyres as well as engineered polymer solutions. The total cash consideration amounted to approximately SEK10.9bn...


just-auto Plus only Trelleborg announces proposals resolved at 2016 Annual general meeting

22 April 2016

Trelleborg AB’s Annual General Meeting was held on 21, April 2016, in Trelleborg, Sweden. The theme of the President and CEO Peter Nilsson’s address was “A world leading group that continues to develop”. The presentation summarized...


Freudenberg to buy Trelleborg Vibracoustic stake

11 April 2016

Freudenberg Group has reached an agreement with its joint venture partner Trelleborg, to acquire its 50% shareholding in the joint venture company, Vibracoustic.


Freudenberg to take control of Vibracoustic JV

8 April 2016

These are interesting times for PSA Peugeot Citroën or, as it now wants to be known, PSA Groupe.


just-auto Plus only Trelleborg Sweden 2015 net sales up 10%

8 February 2016

"Stable end to the year" “2015 turned out to be quite an eventful year, and despite the challenging market conditions in several segments, we once again succeeded in achieving record results for the full-year. Operating profit was the highest...


just-auto Plus only Trelleborg's nomination committee proposes new board members in Sweden

18 January 2016

The nomination committee of Trelleborg has decided to propose that the 2016 annual general meeting elect Johan Malmquist, Gunilla Fransson and Susanne Pahlen Aklundh as new members to the board. Furthermore, the committee proposes the re-election of board...


Trelleborg buys Standard Tyres Group

7 December 2015

Trelleborg has, through its business area Trelleborg Wheel Systems, finalised the acquisition of Standard Tyres Group, a Brazil-based privately owned industrial tyre manufacturer.


just-auto Plus only SWEDEN: Trelleborg’s net sales up 6% to US$702.03m in Q3/2015

26 October 2015

Trelleborg's net sales for the third quarter of 2015 increased by 6% to SEK5.97bn (US$702.03m) compared with (SEK5.61bn). Sales were the group's highest to date for a third quarter. Organic sales declined by 3%. Effects of structural changes made a positive...


just-auto Plus only SWEDEN: Trelleborg appoints Paolo Astarita as senior vice president human resources

26 August 2015

Paolo Astarita has been appointed as the new senior vice president human resources for the Trelleborg Group from 1 October. He will also be a member of the group management. He succeeds Sören Andersson who will act as senior advisor human resources during...


just-auto Plus only SWEDEN: Trelleborg’s net sales up 14% to US$758.78m in Q2/2015

22 July 2015

Trelleborg's net sales for the second quarter of 2015 was up 14% to SEK6.53bn (US$758.78m) compared with SEK5.72bn in the same period year ago. Operating profit was up 36% to SEK997m compared with SEK732m. Profit before tax was up 37% to SEK956m compared with...


just-auto Plus only SWEDEN: Trelleborg’s net sales up 14% to US$6.37bn in Q1/2015

24 April 2015

Trelleborg's net sales for the first quarter of 2015 increased by 14% to SEK6.37bn (US$731.3m) compared with SEK5.59bn in the same period year ago). Operating profit, excluding the participation in TrelleborgVibracoustic and items affecting comparability,...


just-auto Plus only INDIA: Trelleborg Vibracoustic appoints Madhur Aneja as president

11 March 2015

Madhur Aneja has been appointed as the president of Trelleborg Vibracoustic India. He succeeds Joergen Scholl, who will take up a new position at the headquarters. Aneja, who most recently served as the vice president of global after market at Federal-Mogul...


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: TrelleborgVibracoustic develops new bellows technology for air springs

16 February 2015

TrelleborgVibracoustic has developed a new bellows technology for air springs. The 'ZAX bellows' combines the advantages of the cross-ply and axial bellows previously used in passenger cars. The new technology will be applied for several SUVs. For a long time...


just-auto Plus only SWEDEN: Trelleborg’s net sales up 8% to US$662.01m in Q4/2014

16 February 2015

Trelleborg's net sales for the fourth quarter of 2014 was up 8% to SEK5.58bn (US$662.01m) compared with SEK5.15bn in the fourth quarter of 2013. Operating profit rose 20% to SEK694m from SEK576m in the year ago period. Its profit before tax for the period was...


just-auto Plus only SWEDEN: Trelleborg’s nomination committee to propose Anne Olesen to be new board member

5 February 2015

The nomination committee of Trelleborg has decided to propose to the 2015 Annual General Meeting that Anne Olesen be elected as a new board member of the company. The nomination committee has also resolved to propose to the 2015 annual general meeting that...


just-auto Plus only SWEDEN: Trelleborg’s nomination committee to propose Anne Olesen to be new board member

5 February 2015

The nomination committee of Trelleborg has decided to propose to the 2015 Annual General Meeting that Anne Olesen be elected as a new board member of the company. The nomination committee has also resolved to propose to the 2015 annual general meeting that...


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: TrelleborgVibracoustic appoints Frank Müller as CEO of JV

23 January 2015

Frank Müller will become the new CEO of the joint venture TrelleborgVibracoustic. He will assume his position 1 June. He succeeds Hans-Jürgen Goslar who is retiring during the first quarter of 2016. Frank Müller joins TrelleborgVibracoustic...


just-auto Plus only GERMANY: TrelleborgVibracoustic to exhibit at Aachen Acoustics Colloquium

26 November 2014

TrelleborgVibracoustic is presenting a special chassis mount made of two different elastomer compounds at the sixth Aachen Acoustics Colloquium. This 'DualRubber' mount can reduce axle vibrations and road noise, making it suitable for conventional as well as...


Trelleborg finalises Uretek Archer assets buy

10 November 2014

Trelleborg says it has finalised the acquisition of assets and businesses from the US-based, privately-owned Uretek Archer LLC Group, comprising Uretek LLC and Archer Rubber Company.


just-auto Plus only CHINA: TrelleborgVibracoustic extends plant in Yantai

7 November 2014

TrelleborgVibracoustic has inaugurated the extension of its production plant in Yantai, China. By doubling its production capacity in Yantai (Shandong province), the company is serving the needs of the rapidly growing Chinese market. The total investment of...


just-auto Plus only SWEDEN: Trelleborg’s net profit up 53% to US$80.20m in Q3/2014

24 October 2014

Trelleborg's net sales in third quarter 2014 were up 6% to SEK5.61bn (US$772.29m) compared with SEK5.31bn in third quarter 2013. Its operating profit for the period was up 38% to SEK844m compared with SEK612m in same period in 2013. Profit before tax was up...


just-auto Plus only THAILAND: TrelleborgVibracoustic to establish new production site in Rayong

10 October 2014

TrelleborgVibracoustic is expanding its global presence with a new production site in Thailand. Starting in the second quarter of 2015, engine mounts, chassis components, and dampers will be produced at the site in Rayong. The new facility is located in the...


just-auto Plus only SPAIN: Trelleborg finalises divestment of facility manufacturing rubber boots for light vehicles

1 October 2014

Trelleborg has finalised the divestment of a facility that manufactures rubber boots for light vehicles. The business operation is based in Spain and is part of the Trelleborg Industrial Solutions business area. The buyer is the French Group Delmon...


just-auto Plus only SPAIN: Trelleborg to divest rubber boots facility

12 September 2014

Trelleborg has signed an agreement to divest a facility that manufactures rubber boots for light vehicles. The business operation is based in Spain and is part of the Trelleborg Industrial Solutions business area. The buyer is the French Group Delmon...

Trelleborg news

Trelleborg appoints new Business Area president

9 March 2017

Paolo Pompei has been appointed as the new Business Area president of Trelleborg Wheel Systems, s...


just-auto Plus only Trelleborg Sealing acquires Carolina Seal

24 January 2017

Trelleborg has, through its business area Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, signed an agreement to ac...


just-auto Plus only Trelleborg Q3 2016 sales up 18%

26 October 2016

Trelleborg reported an increasing operating profit and sustained its margin at the same high leve...


just-auto Plus only Trelleborg buys Schwab Vibration Control

4 October 2016

The Freudenberg Group has sold the business of Schwab Vibration Control to Trelleborg AB, Trelleb...


Trelleborg has "particularly eventful" Q2 2016

20 July 2016

Supplier Trelleborg has described the second quarter of 2016 as "particularly eventful"...


Trelleborg shares in JV Vibracoustic transferred

6 July 2016

On 5 July 2016, the 50% shareholding held by Trelleborg, Sweden, in the joint venture Vibracousti...



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