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Stakes high as global NR industry urgently seeks alternate supply
18/05/2022 - If the global natural rubber industry had a financial portfolio, an adviser would tell it to diversify—because the stakes could not be higher.The need to find alternative sources for...
Desmasa robot simplifies, diversifies tire marking
17/05/2022 - BURGOS, Spain—Desmasa has introduced a hot stamp robot marking system available to tire manufacturers around the world.The development of this robot marking system initially arose as...
Trimax Tire growing with Chinese imports
17/05/2022 - HUDSON, Ohio—Trimax Tire is finding opportunity in a sea of shortages.The Brea, Calif.-based importer—the U.S. operation of global exporter Maxon International Co.—deals...
Inflation pushes Pirelli's 2022 forecast down despite Q1 gains
17/05/2022 - MILAN, Italy—Pirelli & C. S.p.A. reported double-digit growth in sales and earnings for the quarter ended March 31, but the Italian tire maker has downgraded its earnings outlook for the...
Updated: Conti fined for compound mixer explosion, shears accident
17/05/2022 - MOUNT VERNON, Ill.—On two straight days in November 2021, three workers at
Michelin worker dies at Nova Scotia tire plant
16/05/2022 - HALIFAX, Nova Scotia—The Nova Scotia Labour Department is investigating the death of an employee at a Group Michelin tire production facility in the province.The incident happened May...
LANXESS focusing on versatility and sustainability at Tire Tech Expo, Hanover
13/05/2022 - LANXESS will be presenting what it names as its ‘versatile and sustainable’ solutions for tyre production at the Tire...
Triangle Tire scraps plans for North Carolina tire plant
13/05/2022 - WEIHAI, China—Triangle Tire Co. Ltd. has scrapped a project to build a passenger and truck tire plant in the U.S. due to "a change in investment environment."In a Chinese-language...
Bridgestone reports double digit gains in Q1 over 2021
12/05/2022 - TOKYO—Bridgestone Corp. is maintaining its 2022 financial outlook as sales and earnings for the quarter ended March 31 grew by double digits.Adjusted operating profit for the quarter...
USTMA, TIA urge scrap tire use in infrastructure projects
12/05/2022 - WASHINGTON—The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) and Tire Industry Association (TIA), together with 14 other stakeholder organizations, are urging the Biden administration to use...
Goodyear christens '4.0 digital' tire plant in Luxembourg
09/05/2022 - DUDELANGE, Luxembourg—Goodyear has christened production at a passenger tire plant in Dudelange, where the company is employing a proprietary, small-batch manufacturing process that it...
Conti develops autonomous vehicle to test brake performance
06/05/2022 - HANOVER, Germany—Continental A.G. has developed a driverless and fully electric test vehicle designed for measuring the braking performance of passenger car tires.The...
Goodyear reports double-digit growth in Q1 sales, earnings
06/05/2022 - AKRON—Buoyed by the first-time inclusion of business generated by its Cooper Tire & Rubber subsidiary, Goodyear reported double-digit growth in both sales and earnings for the quarter...
Roctool presents lightweight, 3D and eco-friendly solar panels at JEC World
- In the course of a partnership with CEA, Roctool developed its Light Induction Tooling – LIT™ technology in the field of solar energy, thus named LIT” Rapid Solar “.For...
Sailun ERange EV tire line to debut in late 2022
05/05/2022 - PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.—TBC Corp. is planning to add a line of tires later this year designed for use on electric vehicles—the ERange EV—to the portfolio of Sailun-brand tires...
Hercules launches Strong Guard mixed-service tire
05/05/2022 - HUNTERSVILLE, N.C.—American Tire Distributors Inc. subsidiary Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. has launched the Strong Guard H-MA tire, a mixed-service, all-position premium...
Demeta and H+S Automotive Develop Odorless p-DCPD Parts for Automotive Interiors
04/05/2022 - Demeta announces a breakthrough innovation carried out jointly with H+S Automotive, a historic German molder, and materialized by the production of odorless p-DCPD parts for the automotive...
International Paper investit en France
03/05/2022 - > Au sein de l’Union européenne comme en France, le commerce en ligne tire le marché du carton ondulé… Fort de ce constat, International Paper investit dans deux de ses cinq...
Mercedes-AMG GT4 race cars now equipped with high-performance natural fibre composite bumpers
- Swiss sustainable lightweighting company, Bcomp, is now supplying its high-performance natural fibre technologies to HWA AG – development partner of Mercedes-AMG – for the new front bumpers on...
The 2023 Porsche 911 Sport Classic is revealed
03/05/2022 - The Porsche 2023 911 Sport Classic. Hood, roof and ducktail spoiler are CFRP. Photo Credit: Porsche