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Yokohama launches its new iceGuard 6 ZPS run-flat tire

10/11/2018 - Tokyo, Japan - Yokohama launched its new iceGuard 6 ZPS tire, a run-flat model under its iceGuard 6 line of studless winter tires for passenger cars. The ZPS mark, which is also imprinted on the tire’s sidewall, refers to the company’s Zero Pressure System technology and the run-flat tire structure that allows for this. Development for the iceGuard 6 ZPS was based on the standard iceGuard 6 studless winter tire, which Yokohama Rubber launched last month. Its run-flat performance is derived from the ZPS bead filler technology that Yokohama Rubber also uses in the run-flat model of its flagship Advan Sport V105 tire. Yokohama Rubber’s ZPS bead filler works by combining bead filler miniaturization technology with a second filler to bestow tires with run-flat performance. The company has then developed an exclusive profile and structure for the iceGuard 6 ZPS, helping to expertly balance this zero-pressure durability with the excellent ice performance and wet performance of the base-model iceGuard 6 tire.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Rubber industry sees price hikes for raw materials and distribution - click to expand

Global solution styrene butadiene rubber market forecast to grow at CAGR of 9.2 percent through 2026 - click to expand

Goodyear helps two million truckers over the past 10 years - click to expand

Camso opens new off-road tire manufacturing facility in Peosta, Iowa - click to expand

Book of the Week: 2018 Blue Book - Materials, Compounding Ingredients and Services for the Rubber Industry - now available - click to expand

Friday, October 19, 2018

TBC Corporation finalizes rebranding of Merchant's locations to NTB Tire & Service Centers - click to expand

Book of the day - Fatigue, Stress and Strain of Rubber Components, by Judson Bauman - click to expand

Rain-X launches precision-engineered silicone rubber wiper blade - click to expand

Scientists backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation invent self-lubricating condom - click to expand

Goodyear announces increase in quarterly dividend to 16 cents per share - click to expand

Global rubber transmission belt market forecast to reach $4.41 billion by 2025 - click to expand

Thursday, October 18, 2018

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is now Nouryon - click to expand

Indian researchers attempt breeding dual use rubber clones for latex and pulp - click to expand

Isoprene rubber latex market forecast to grow at a CAGR of 7 percent through 2025 - click to expand

Session on natural rubber and its future to be held during EU Raw Materials Week - click to expand

Rubber process oil market is projected to reach $2.33 billion by 2023 - click to expand

ARPM announces winners of third annual Educational Outreach Contest - click to expand

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Global styrene butadiene rubber market forecast to reach $14.75 billion by 2026 - click to expand

2018 Winthrop Sears Medal awarded to Dr. George Corbin of Solvay Specialty Polymers - click to expand

Apollo Tyres promotes Benoit Rivallant to president of its European operations - click to expand

PolyOne opens state-of-the-art thermoplastic elastomer production line in India - click to expand

Vietnam ranks third in natural rubber exports - click to expand

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Bridgestone Sports uses tire technology to create new line of golf shoes - click to expand

Goodyear introduces Roll by Goodyear shopping and installation experience - click to expand

Kraiburg TPE to unveil thermoplastic elastomer hybrid material at Fakuma 2018 - click to expand

Yokohama launches procurement policy for sustainable natural rubber - click to expand

Two of three Active Mineral plants resume operation after Hurricane Michael - click to expand

Isoprene rubber latex market forecast to reach $340 million by 2025 - click to expand

Monday, October 15, 2018

Mike Norman appointed Chief Commercial Officer at VMI - click to expand

Bridgestone to launch new low-friction elastic sliding bearings - click to expand

Toyo Tire wins 2018 Good Design award for its M925 snow tire - click to expand

Injection molding machine market is projected to reach $19.68 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Cooper Tire Europe announces closure of Melksham, England tire production facility - click to expand

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics to be acquired by the investment firm KKR - click to expand

Market Reports

Global rubber transmission belt market forecast to reach at $4.41 billion by 2025 - click to expand

Global solution styrene butadiene rubber market forecast to grow at CAGR of 9.2 percent through 2026 - click to expand

Rubber process oil market is projected to reach $2.33 billion by 2023 - click to expand

Isoprene rubber latex market forecast to grow at a CAGR of 7 percent through 2025 - click to expand

Global styrene butadiene rubber market forecast to reach $14.75 billion by 2026 - click to expand

Isoprene rubber latex market forecast to reach $340 million by 2025 - click to expand

Injection molding machine market is projected to reach $19.68 billion by 2023 - click to expand

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