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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 2017


Click here  New Cooper mobile phone app encourages safety awareness

Click here  Motorists prioritize safety over vanity says Goodyear research

Click here  Retreadable range from Nokian Tyres offers high milage

Click here  Slovakian China ambassador and economic counsellor visit Linglong

Click here  Birla Carbon and Orion increase carbon black prices

Click here  ZC Rubber increases production capacity in Thailand

Click here  Bridgestone expands distribution network with Groupe Ayme acquisition

Click here  4Jet Technologies develops fully connected concept tire

Click here  Huf celebrates 20 years as a direct TPMS supplier

Click here  Apollo Vredestein relocates North America headquarters

Click here  Revolutionary tire sensing technology from SRI detects road conditions

Click here  VMI South America moves to new facility in Brazil

Click here  Extremely durable rubber for commercial applications

Click here  Cooper Tire Tupelo plant employees receive ESGR Patriot Award

Click here  High-performance tire market forecast to reach US$74.7bn by 2022

Click here  Onyx Group acquires Marangoni solid tire businesses worldwide

Click here  Nokian Tyres to construct US$360m factory in North America

Click here  Cabot Corporation hikes up prices of carbon black in EMEA

Click here  Goodyear tires help support construction of Istanbul New Airport

Click here  Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV to come equipped with Bridgestone rubber

Click here  Apollo Tyres reports increase in net sales by 11% year-on-year

Click here  Supplier Erhardt+Leimer launches improved user-friendly website

Click here  Marangoni establishes new head office and warehouse in Istanbul

Click here  Toyo Tires to relocate its headquarters to Itami, Japan


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