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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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May 2016


Click here  Jaguar chooses Pirelli P Zeros and Scorpion Verde All Season for F-Pace

Click here  Hankook’s Laufenn brand continues to expand its global presence

Click here  New platform from Bridgestone tracks and manages retread casings

Click here  Camso launches Solideal on-site service division in North America

Click here  Mangrove conservation project kicks off in Kerala with the help of Apollo Tyress

Click here  Tire manufacturing facility in Europe achieves cost savings with the help of NSK’s molded-oil rolling bearings

Click here  New team member at Nokian to strengthen company strategy

Click here  JK Tyre reports 41% profit increase for fiscal year 2016

Click here  Latest trailer tire introduced to Conti’s Hybrid portfolio

Click here  ETI appoints Horiba MIRA to new smart tire project

Click here  School students visit Yokohama test center at the Nürburgring

Click here  ChemChina completes acquisition of the KraussMaffei Group for €925m

Click here  VMI introduces cutting-edge automatic pre-cured tread applicator

Click here  Goodyear reports record financial results for Q1 of 2016

Click here  Improved sustainability at Pirelli outlined in new report

Click here  Yokohama Salem plant is honored for zero landfill achievement

Click here  Michelin launches Kleber Quadraxer 2 on European market

Click here  New industrial rubber range available from Marangoni

Click here  Engineering tool brings energy transparency to production

Click here  Mitas introduces Powerpull tractor pulling tire in Europe

Click here  Yokohama helps to build eco-friendly playground in USA

Click here  Kordsa corporate social responsibility initiative in Indonesia

Click here  State-of-the-art new Kumho factory opens in Georgia, USA

Click here  New Roadmaster rubber for commercial vehicles from Cooper


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