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Bridgestone backs EU youth skills initiative

Brussels – Bridgestone has renewed its support for the European Pact for Youth at a…

28th November 2016 > Read More

Brexit: Nissan deal “would be a disaster”

London – The UK’ government’s apparent arrangement to ensure car maker Nissan does not face…

28th November 2016 > Read More

Global tire ranking: Bridgestone retains global tire crown for 8th straight year

Based on report published in ERJ’s Global Tire Report in the November/December issue: In the…

25th November 2016 > Read More

Upbeat Maxxis rolls out first all-silica compound tire

Based on report published in ERJ’s November/December issue: Taiwanese tire manufacturer believes the time is…

25th November 2016 > Read More

Michelin partners with two US universities on sustainability

Greenville, South Carolina – Michelin North America is teaming up with Clemson University and the…

25th November 2016 > Read More

Online measurement helps UK tire maker enhance throughput and quality

London –  A UK-based tire maker has improved its process capability and tire quality by…

25th November 2016 > Read More

Report: Armenia rubber plant in bankruptcy process

Yerevan – Armenia’s Nairit synthetic rubber plant is currently in the process of bankruptcy, according…

24th November 2016 > Read More

Kobe Steel launches “fastest cycle time” tire testing machine

Tokyo – Kobe Steel, Ltd has launched the Librota-GS tire testing machine, claiming that the…

24th November 2016 > Read More

Recyclers urge UK agency to reconsider fire prevention guidelines

London – UK’s Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) has urged the Environment Agency (EA) to reconsider…

24th November 2016 > Read More

Ford, Cooper make inroads in use of guayule

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Ford Motor Co. and Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. are in the…

24th November 2016 > Read More

French Oil Mill unveils new hydraulic press line

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – French Oil Mill Machinery Co. has introduced TMP Asian, a new line…

24th November 2016 > Read More

SIPH: Higher output drives NR sales growth

Paris – Société Internationale de Plantations d’Hévéas (SIPH) has said that a 15% increase in…

23rd November 2016 > Read More

Sentury launching ‘Groundspeed’ brand in US

Las Vegas – Sentury Tire North America LLC (STNA), a new subsidiary of China’s Qingdao…

23rd November 2016 > Read More

Nynas reports sharp drop in Q3 sales, profits

Stockholm – Lower crude oil prices and weaker sterling were among the factors behind a…

23rd November 2016 > Read More