Tire Technology Expo – News & views

European Rubber Journal focuses in on news, views and developments in the run-up to the Tire Technology Expo 2019 trade fair and conference, taking place 5-7 March at the Deutsche Messe, Hanover, Germany:

 

 

 

TTE News: Michelin scoops top tire maker award

Environmental initiatives over the past 12 months have helped  Michelin to earn the ‘tire manufacturer of the year’ title in the 2019 Tire Technology International (TTI) Awards… Read More

 

TTE News: One wins top innovation award for HF

HF Group’s One tire building machine (TBM) has been named ‘tire manufacturing innovation of the year’ in the 2019 Tire Technology International (TTI) Awards… Read More

 

TTE News: Sumitomo wins top tire-technology award

Sumitomo Rubber Industries’ (SRI) Sensing Core has been named the ‘tire technology of the year’ in the 2019 Tire Technology International (TTI) Awards… Read More

 

Awards: Tire Manufacturer of the Year

Bridgestone, Conti, Hankook, Michelin and SRI on category shortlist in Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence.  Read more

 

Awards: Tire Technology of the Year

Comerio Ercole, Eastman Chemical, FineLine Technologies, Fraunhofer ITWM, Goodyear, Kordsa/Continental, Michelin, Nokian, Pirelli,  PPG Silica/Bridgestone, PRL, SRI, Toyo and Trinseo  on category shortlist in Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence.  Read more

 

Awards: Environmental Achievement of the Year

Bridgestone, Lehigh Technologies/Michelin, Michelin, RubberJet Valley and Yokohama on category shortlist in Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence.  Read more

 

Awards: Tire Industry Supplier of the Year

Black Donuts, GCAPS, Rodolfo Comerio, Smithers Rapra, Test World (Millbrook), Uzer Makina on category shortlist in Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence.  Read more

 

Awards: Tire Manufacturing Innovation of the Year

Computype, Festo, HF Group, Intralox and Uzer Makina on category shortlist in Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence.  Read more

 

TTE Conference Preview:  A sticky problem

London – A recurring topic on the TTE conference programme reflects the growing pressure in the tire industry to transition away from the use of resorcinol-formaldehyde (RF) tire cord adhesives.  Read more

 

TTE News: Zeppelin highlighting storage-silo technology

Hanover, Germany – Silos for storing carbon black and silica will be among the focal points for Zeppelin Systems GmbH at this year’s Tire Technology Expo… Read More

 

Machinery update: HF introducing new TBR press range

 

German tire machinery maker HF Tire Technology is introducing a new generation of curing presses for truck tire manufacture. The “flexible and compact” design can be used to replace older smaller presses and save space, according to a company statement. Read more

 

Machinery update: Rodolfo to show patented calender tech

Among the TTE highlights for Italian calendering specialist Rodolfo Comerio will be a recently patented technology for textile fabric and steel cord rubberised materials used in the tire industry.  Read more

 

Ancillaries update: Siemens to display ‘digital enterprise’

Automation specialist Siemens will present its “digital enterprise” portfolio during TTE 2019. The range of solutions revolves around ‘digital twins’ of the tire.   Read more

 

Machinery update: HF’s mixing room of the future

Today’s tire market requires entire system-solutions integrating machines, modules, automation and auxiliary products, according to HF Mixing Group. HF’s strategy is, therefore, to provide complete and sustainable mixing solutions, rather than just individual machinery for mixing applications.  Read more

 

Update: FineLine linking RFID to smart-tire manufacture

The company’s stand will feature on-site demos of smart tagging solutions that allow tire makers, retailers and retreaders to gather and store production data on each individual tire. FineLine’s Green Tire RFID bead label has been nominated for a ‘tire technology of the year’ in this year’s TTE awards.   Read more

 

Opinion: Step up to the platform

Many different forces are shaping the future of the tire industry, from increasingly restrictive regulations and growing use of thinner, lighter materials to digitalisation and developments around electric vehicles and autonomous driving technologies…  Read more

 

 

Preview: Conference presentations

Among the highlights of the TTE conference will be a presentations covering a range of ‘big-ticket’ issues facing the tire industry. In the opening session, Michelin executive Pierre Fraisse will examine issues around the need to deliver resource savings alongside improved driving safety in the future…  Read more

 

Preview: Tire machinery

ERJ previews machinery technologies lined up for the Tire Technology Expo 2019 trade fair and conference, taking place 5-7 March at the Deutsche Messe, Hanover, Germany. Among the machinery innovations on display in Hanover, will be the HF, Troester, Marangoni, Uth…  Read more

 

 

 

Preview: Tire materials

Turkish reinforcement specialist Kordsa will give a presentation together with Continental AG on 5 March about a “jointly developed new eco-friendly sustainable dip technology”… Read more

 

Preview: Ancillaries, testing & services

ERJ previews some of the ancillaries, testing and service offerings lined up for TTE 2019, including offerings from Siemens, Calemard, Cold Jet, Conti, MAE Industria Gomma, MicroPoise, Mondon, Pelmar, Schubert & Salzer …  Read more

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