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Trinseo ramps up production


The supplier recently inaugurated its state-of-the-art S-SBR pilot plant in Sckopau, Germany and increased capacity there by 50kt

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Metal additive manufacturing


The process developed by Michelin has enabled production of winter tire molds for tread patterns with up to 3,000 sipes and over 2,000 siping designs.

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Retread plant tour


This video produced by the Tire Retread and Repair Bureau highlights the benefits of retreading, taking viewers on a tour of a retread factory to learn more about the process, which brings new life to old tires.

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As tire makers continue to develop the latest smart tire concepts and innovations, which technology would you most like to see put into production first?

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October 2016


Click here  Cooper participates in safe driving initiative for young people

Click here  UK police force continues collaboration with Goodyear

Click here  New chief technical officer appointed at Alliance Tire Group

Click here  Toyo Tire launches latest race rubber offering better handling

Click here  Former Pirelli man appointed as CEO of the Marangoni Group

Click here  Conti inaugurates new production hall at Czech Republic factory

Click here  BFGoodrich Tyres appointed official tire supplier in Dakar Rally

Click here  Mesnac European Research and Technical Center opens

Click here  Continental strategically acquires Hoosier Racing Tire

Click here  New size added to Cooper Tire Roadmaster commercial line

Click here  Orion increases prices of carbon blacks made in South Korea

Click here  Hankook Tire opens US$240m R&D center in Daejeon, Korea

Click here  Motorcycle tire developed using unique imaging technology

Click here  Orion Engineered Carbons introduces new carbon blacks

Click here  Technical compounds business unit established at Marangoni

Click here  New durable off-road rubber introduced by Nokian Tyres

Click here  Apollo Tyres appoints former Pirelli engineer as CTO

Click here  Michelin disputes advice to change tires with 3mm tread depth

Click here  Bridgestone named in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Click here  Kordsa corporate social responsibility programs installed in US

Click here  New earthmover rubber from Michelin offers improved lifetime

Click here  High-strength, low-wear graphene tire developed in China

Click here  Goodyear develops concept tires for Lexus UX concept car

Click here  Lehtoranta resigns as president and CEO of Nokian Tyres


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