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Honda develops sound cancelling resonators reducing tire noise

Noise-reducing wheel resonators are made from lightweight resin, and through a unique, well considered structure, are fitted to the wheel rim without the use of connecting parts such as bolts. Centrifugal force actually secures the resonators to the wheel more firmly. The resonators can withstand 1,500G during high-speed driving, and bond to the wheel stronger without losing their shape

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USTMA ambassadors to visit Capitol Hill during summer fly-in

The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) is hosting a Capitol Hill fly-in from June 12-13 for its Tire Manufacturing Ambassadors to raise awareness on issues important to the U.S. tire manufacturing sector and the communities it serves. USTMA’s annual Ambassadors Program provides the opportunity to emphasize issues on industry economic impact, innovative infrastructure solutions and sustainability with policymakers.

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Arburg re-opens tech center after two-year renovation

The refurbished ARBURG Technology Center (ATC) in Radevormwald is back in operation. After a two-year modernization phase, on 7 June 2024, ARBURG Partners Juliane and Michael Hehl, together with the Managing Directors and project leads, cut the reopening ribbon. This event, marked by an open house, followed an exclusive event the previous evening. The two-day event was attended by a total of around 250 guests.

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Sumitomo Rubber develops new technique for predicting tire noise

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. has announced the development of a new technique for predicting noise resulting from the combined vibration of tires and vehicles. Employing a tire rolling motion simulation, the method allows both tire and vehicle manufacturers to reduce product-generated noise. This reduction enhances passenger comfort and shortens delivery time by minimizing development hours and physical prototypes. The company plans to address various user needs, including model-based tire and vehicle development, while promoting environmentally friendly tire solutions.

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R.E. Carroll announces the acquisition of ChemRep

R.E. Carroll Inc., a specialty chemical distributor primarily serving the adhesives, coatings, and rubber industries, announces the acquisition of ChemRep,, Inc., effective June 5, 2024

R.E Carroll Inc.(www.recarroll.com) is a 99-year-old privately held company based in Ewing NJ. We distribute raw materials and petroleum products used in the adhesives & sealants, coatings, rubber and related industries from our 4 warehouse facilities strategically located in Dalton GA, Ennis TX, Ewing NJ, and Kent OH.

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Legislation introduced to lower tire retreading costs via tax credits

U.S. Reps. Darin LaHood (R-IL) and Emilia Sykes (D-OH) introduced legislation to lower tire costs by providing a tax credit for purchasing retreaded tires.

The legislation, Retreaded Truck Tire Jobs, Supply Chain Security and Sustainability Act, would provide U.S. consumer with tax credits for purchasing tires that have had the tread on them replaced. The legislation will help create good-paying jobs, bolster the domestic supply chain and promote economic growth, the law makers said.

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Davis-Standard names Ching Gettman as president of DS Global Services

Davis-Standard announces the appointment of Ching Gettman as President of the Davis-Standard Global Services (DS Global Services) team.
With a proven track record of leadership and innovation, Ching is set to drive the growth and excellence of DS Global Services, bringing increased value to our customer base through focused service and support strategy execution.

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Continental tire plant in Hefei, China receives ISCC PLUS sustainability certification

The Continental tire plant in Hefei, China, recently became the company’s latest production site to receive the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS sustainability certification. The globally recognized standard certifies that Continental meets specific sustainability standards. It also confirms the transparency of the traceability of the raw materials used in the production process. Certification of the raw materials enables Continental to ensure the end-to-end traceability of the materials from sustainable sources. For the premium manufacturer, this is a further step on the way to 100 percent sustainable materials in its tire products by 2050 at the latest.

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CSRC partners with SHEICO to establish largest eco-friendly carbon black plant in North America

The board of directors of CSRC group approved a plan to partner with Eco Infinic Co., Ltd., a Thailand subsidiary of SHEICO group. The partnership aims to invest in the recovered carbon black (rCB) business at the original site of Continental Carbon Company (CCC) Phenix plant, jointly developing the North American market for recovered carbon black. This new plant is scheduled to commence production in 2026, and expected to become one of the largest recovered carbon black plants in North America.

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