Author: RubberWorld


Goodyear introduces the Wrangler DuraTrac RT all-season on- and off-road tire

Outfitted for light trucks and SUVs, the Wrangler DuraTrac RT is built with the strength of DuPont™ Kevlar® for protection against tread damage and a three-ply sidewall with Durawall® compound to help resist punctures, abrasions and cuts in rough, off-road conditions. With a Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake designation, the tire features better traction and control in winter weather conditions with a proven tread pattern that has more biting edges for enhanced grip.

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Dimethyldichlorosilane market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 8.5% from 2022 to 2032

Dimethyldichlorosilane, a vital organosilicon compound, consists of two methyl groups bonded to a silicon atom, each attached to a chlorine atom. Widely employed in the production of silicone polymers, it serves as a key intermediate in various industries, including adhesives, sealants, and coatings. Its reactivity with water and ability to crosslink with other silanes make it indispensable in creating resilient and versatile silicon-based materials.

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M. Holland sells off 3D Printing group to Interfacial Consultants

M. Holland Company announced that Interfacial Consultants LLC, a leading material science-based products and services company, is acquiring M. Holland’s 3D Printing group. Interfacial is a NAGASE Group company providing advanced materials and manufacturing process solutions. The acquisition leverages M. Holland’s expertise in industrial markets with Interfacial’s advanced additive manufacturing technology.

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Huntsman to participate at 65th CPI Polyurethanes Technical Conference

Polyurethane experts from Huntsman will be taking part in the 65th Center for the Polyurethanes Industry’s (CPI) Technical Conference, at the Marriott Rivercenter in San Antonio, Texas from September 25-27, 2023.

A key sponsor of the event, Huntsman will play a central role in the conference, with team members presenting papers on a variety of topics throughout the three-day gathering and taking part in panel discussions.

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Michelin wins intellectual property infringement lawsuit 

The Michelin Group has won a lawsuit against a dealer in Canada for selling a Chinese tire that violates intellectual property rights regarding the BFGoodrich Tires All-Terrain T/A KO2 tire.   

Michelin filed the lawsuit in the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada (Michelin v. Tire Boys & Auto Service Inc., case no. SJC-52-2022). The suit alleged that the All-Terrain T/A AK3 tire sold under the Wideway brand included a virtually identical tread design to the original BFGoodrich Tires All-Terrain T/A KO tire.

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Automotive window and exterior sealing market forecast to reach $40 billion by 2031

The demand for automotive window and exterior sealing is also being driven by rising demand for electric vehicles (EVs). The growth of the electric vehicle market is creating new opportunities for window and exterior sealing manufacturers. EVs require specialized sealing solutions to protect sensitive electrical components and maintain energy efficiency.

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Egypt announces €1 billion tire factory to be built in the Suez Canal Economic Zone

Egypt’s Main Development Company for the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE) signed a contract with Rolling Plus for chemical industries to build a tire manufacturing plant for passenger cars and light and heavy vehicles with €1 billion ($1.07 billion) investments in Ain Sokhna, read an official statement on Wednesday.

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