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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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March 2017


Click here  Michelin develops bespoke rubber for new Porsche 911 GT3

Click here  Kordsa reinforces US investment with new factory purchase

Click here  Avon Tyres increases production of Cobra rubber

Click here  Ewals renews Goodyear tire contract for 3,550 vehicles

Click here  Strategic organizational changes announced at Cimcorp

Click here  Yokohama completes Aichi Tire Industry acquisition

Click here  Nizar Trigui named CTO at Bridgestone Americas

Click here  Price increases at Marangoni Direct Retreading and Services

Click here  Apollo president of APMEA elected as chairman of the ATMA

Click here  Zeon and Sumitomo Chemical complete SSBR joint venture

Click here  New senior VP and chief human resources officer at Cooper

Click here  Studded rubber from Yokohama offers improved stud retention

Click here  Michelin establishes joint research lab for cobotics R&D

Click here  Concerning rise in MOT failures due to defects with TPMS

Click here  Giti Tire unveils Genesis as new name for UK retread program

Click here  American Process Inc and Birla research nanocellulose and CB

Click here  Paolo Pompei named as president of Trelleborg Wheel Systems

Click here  Aston Martin selects Michelin rubber for Valkyrie hypercar

Click here  New cargo tire factory announced for Philippines

Click here  Yokohama celebrates 100 years of tire and rubber innovation

Click here  Cooper office opened in Guadalajara to serve Latin America

Click here  Pirelli drops new cloud-based tire monitoring system at Geneva

Click here  SRI uses Kuraray’s liquid farnesene rubber in new winter tire

Click here  Cabot Corporation to invest in elastomer composites business

Click here  Goodyear introduces latest concepts incorporating AI and V2X connectivity


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