Global low rolling resistance tire market forecast with CAGR of 11 percent through 2030

Surging carbon footprint attributed to heavy automotive usage has led manufacturers to improve existing vehicle tire designs has significantly heightened demand for low rolling resistance tires, according to ESOMAR-certified Future Market Insights’ (FMI) latest research report. As per the study, the global low rolling resistance market is slated to surpass a staggering CAGR of 11% across the forthcoming decade.

Read more

Yokohama to celebrate its ADVAN tire legacy at the Pikes Peak 100th Anniversary

Yokohama Tire announced major plans to celebrate the 100th running of the legendary Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, including sponsoring and securing a position as the exclusive tire supplier of The Porsche Pikes Peak Trophy by Yokohama for the fifth straight year – all the Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport vehicles will be competing on ADVAN A052® tires.

Read more

Engel opens new customer technical center in St. Valentin, Austria

ENGEL has opened a new customer technical center at the large machine plant in St. Valentin. With a great number of large injection molding machines on show for a diverse range of uses, ENGEL now offers its customers an even greater opportunity to get to know and test products and technologies by ENGEL in an environment that is close to real life. The focus of this extended offering is on energy efficiency, digitalization and the circular economy.

Read more

The Rubber Division undergraduate student outreach

The Rubber Division, ACS is asking for your help to extend their outreach to Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and Engineering students who have expressed an interest in the polymer industry; however, don’t have polymer focused programming at their college/university. This is a new audience ther are working to reach – undergraduate students who do not attend schools where the division has student chapters. We need to make all aspects of our industry known to these students and there is no better way to achieve that than to bring several of them to our International Elastomer Conference. This is a great opportunity for these students to gain more knowledge specific to our industry, make connections, and show them how amazing our industry is and why they should be a part of it! The Division is seeking support to assist with covering several student’s hotel, meal and transportation costs, so they can make this possible. The number of students then can bring depends on the support received.

Read more

Aterian combines U.S. Zinc with EverZinc to form world’s largest zinc specialty chemical company

The combined company will operate under the EverZinc name, and will beheadquartered in Houston, Texas. The company will support high value markets, such as personal care,alkaline, storage and rechargeable batteries, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, textiles, agriculture, feed,paints and coatings, and rubber and serve its customers from 14 facilities located throughout NorthAmerica, Europe and Asia.U.S. Zinc is a United States leader in zinc oxide, fine zinc powder and zinc metal. The business isdifferentiated through over 70 years of innovation, strong material science know-how and quality in themarketplace. U.S. Zinc services the domestic market with an expansive capacity and manufacturingfootprint throughout its four facilities in Texas and Tennessee.

Read more

Bridgestone introduces TireConnect functionality to enable direct referrals to independent dealers across U.S. and Canada

Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) announced it has introduced new functionality to enable direct referrals from its consumer websites to over 900 TireConnect affiliated dealers across the U.S. and Canada. This new feature now provides customers the option to quote, request an appointment or purchase online from any TireConnect-enabled dealer directly from the Bridgestone and Firestone websites. This lead-transfer capability will provide a meaningful boost in tire leads and sales to independent dealers who can now benefit from the millions of customers visiting Bridgestone’s corporate websites, just like national retailers.

Read more
Translate »