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Dunlop Aircraft Tyres considering new plant in Indonesia

Tire Business reports that Dunlop Aircraft Tyres Ltd. is evaluating the possibility of building an aircraft tire factory in Indonesia. Indonesia is under consideration as a site both for its access to natural rubber and for its growing aviation industry, according to the article. Negotiations on the plant remain ongoing. An Indonesian source recently reported that Dunlop Aircraft Tyres was planning to build retreading and production plants for aircraft tires in Karawang, West Java province. That factory would cost $70 million and become operational around mid-2021. It would be built with partner P.T. Rubberman Indonesia Bekasi, an Indonesian retreading company.

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