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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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September 2017


Click here  Goodyear to purchase automated tire inspection supplier Ventech Systems

Click here  Cabot inaugurates state-of-the-art new R&D facility in Asia

Click here  New managing director for Kumho America Technical Center

Click here  ETRMA selects Bridgestone’s Franco Annunziato as president

Click here  Nokian holds groundbreaking ceremony for new US plant

Click here  Pirelli secures 110 new homologations in August for premium cars

Click here  Tribute: Hans Pacejka 1934-2017

Click here  Hankook sound absorber tech now automatically applied in production­

Click here  Vehicle and tire engineers gather to discuss FTire model developments

Click here  Goodyear to integrate Tesloop vehicles with tire monitoring systems

Click here  Two new intelligent tire concepts unveiled by Conti at Frankfurt

Click here  ZC Rubber establishes European office and appoints regional field engineer

Click here  Toyo SUV tire incorporates silica-based tread for improved braking

Click here  Maxxis to hold European distributor conference in Spain

Click here  VMI opens state-of-the-art machinery manufacturing facility in Poland

Click here  VW, SEAT and Ford select Vredestein rubber for latest models

Click here  Goodyear establishes Silicon Valley office to better cooperate with OEMs

Click here  New central technical service director at Marangoni Retreading Systems

Click here  Toyo Tire introduces latest airless tire concept Noair

Click here  New forestry range of highly-resistant tires launched by BKT

Click here  CNCE and Fraunhofer IPA enter into strategic partnership

Click here  Apollo Vredestein develops advanced bicycle tire technologies

Click here  New Jeep Compass to come factory-fitted with Yokohamas

Click here  Roy Bromfield appointed president and CEO of Toyo Tire USA Corp

Click here  Goodyear creates tire containing soybean oil-based rubber


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