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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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June 2017


Click here  Pelmar Engineering Group puts Bandag retread plant for sale

Click here  Goodyear secures 54 OE fitments for Vector 4Seasons Gen-2

Click here  Cooper celebrates 10th anniversary of its Roadmaster line-up

Click here  Michelin restructuring to boost future growth and reactivity

Click here  Hankook relocates European headquarters to larger premises

Click here  Researchers at University of Waterloo develop new approach to tire modeling

Click here  Michelin airless concept made using organic materials via 3D printing

Click here  Camce and Tijan Petroleum to establish US$250m facility in Morocco

Click here  Rostselmash tractor equipped with Mitas rubber tackles Lake Baikal in Russia

Click here  Private equity company Liberty Hall buys Dunlop Aircraft Tyres

Click here  Tytec Group and Green Distillation Technologies to build OTR tire recycling facility

Click here  ContiLifeCycle Vancouver plant opens to service more than 200 customers

Click here  Dörr Motorsport achieves top result in 24-hour race with Giti tires

Click here  Pirelli and Infiniti team-up to develop rubber for Project Black S

Click here  Linglong Green-Max HP tire rated for high wet trip by Test World

Click here  Kordsa plant recognized as one of the best employers in Brazil

Click here  New truck rubber from Nokian offers durability and grip all year round

Click here  Guangzhou Vanlead Group to build US$1bn plant in South Carolina

Click here  Toyo Malaysia plant produces 10 millionth tire since 2013

Click here  Troester celebrates 125 years as extrusion machine supplier

Click here  ZC Rubber and Bekaert to develop advanced steel cord

Click here  Dekra confirms new GT Radial WinterPro2 performance

Click here  Cooper Tupelo and Clarksdale plants in environmental initiative

Click here  Continental selects Henn design for new HQ in Hannover


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