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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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July 2016


Click here  Mesnac drives forward four international RFID tire tag standards

Click here  SRI to invest in truck and bus production at Brazil factory

Click here  New SUV rubber from Goodyear offers high levels of winter grip

Click here  Apollo Vredestein appoints UK manager to increase brand awareness

Click here  Yokohama completes ATG acquisition and reveals management changes

Click here  Evonik opens multi-million dollar Germany R&D facility

Click here  New director of replacement tire sales at Bridgestone Europe

Click here  Yokohama selects Geolandar H/T G056 for new Mazda CX-9

Click here  New Smithers Rapra report highlights winter tire market trends

Click here  Japenese tire maker Tri-Ace Tire Co to build new factory

Click here  Cooper Tire unveils Zeon RS3-G1 all-season passenger car tire

Click here  Continental opens new proving ground in China

Click here  Cornelia Tietz appointed director for climate change at ETRMA

Click here  Yokohama develops off-road rubber for mining operators

Click here  Fleet management service provider Bandvulc acquired by Conti

Click here  Additional Nashville location planned for Bridgestone Americas

Click here  New ‘gliding’ tire concept helps drivers park in tight spaces

Click here  Michelin to build new US$510m plant in León, Mexico

Click here  Kuraray Europe realigns distribution channels for elastomers

Click here  Goodyear develops OTR tires for Volvo’s biggest ATD

Click here  VMI awarded damages in civil action against Shuangjun

Click here  All-terrain rubber from Cooper offers high levels of traction

Click here  New playground built by Yokohama and Sullivan Tire Co

Click here  Continental is to invest €49.9m (US$55.6m) in its agricultural tire business


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