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Dunlop Motorcycle Tires announces price increase for U.S. and Canada

1/22/2021 - Rancho Cucamonga, CA - Sumitomo Rubber North America will increase prices in the U.S. and Canada on Dunlop Motorcycle Tires. This increase announced to distributors January 18 of 2-10 percent will have an effective date of February 15. Several factors have driven the neemMarket factors. ...

Guill Tool & Engineering rolls out new website

1/22/2021 - West Warwick, RI - Guill Tool & Engineering rolled out a new website at The new site offers a detailed look at the company’s entire product line, which offers a wide-range of standard and custom designed extrusion tooling, including crossheads, in-line heads, rotary heads and extrusion tips and dies. The site includes a full listing of all product and specifications, with calculation tools to compute annual cost of lengthy concentricity adjustments and crosshead replacement analysis, plus calculators to compute draw down, feet per minute and pounds per hour. The website includes charts and tables with detailed data and a full library of downloadable literature organized by industry. Guill markets its equipment worldwide and is currently seeking new representatives in select countries. The Guill website is mobile phone frien...

NovationSi and Zeon develop novel electrically conductive silicone compounds

1/22/2021 - Barberton, OH - Novation Solutions, LLC (NovationSi), a materials science company that specializes in high quality silicone dispersions, has developed PURmix high consistency rubber (HCR) healthcare compounds that enhance electrical properties of silicone rubber, using patent-pending technologies that incorporate a revolutionary single-wall carbon nanotube (SG101) developed by Zeon Corporation. By effectively dispersing Zeon’s SG101 single-wall carbon nanotubes into NovationSi’ PURmix HCR healthcare compounds, the electrically conductive properties of the cured article are said to be greatly enhanced. A practical application of this novel silicone technology is medical devices that perform neuromodulation therapies on the human body. In fact, the first clinical use of this new silicone compound has already won FDA clearance in suppressing...

Hankook Tire selected as original equipment for Audi RS Q8

1/22/2021 - Nashville, TN - Hankook Tire is equipping the new Audi RS Q8 with its tires as original equipment. The German car manufacturer’s Q-series is characterized by progressive design and pioneering technology. The Audi Sport vehicle demonstrates the sporting potential of this series with power rating of 591 horsepower/590 ft.-lbs. torque, accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds. The performance of the Audi RS Q8 with its quattro all-wheel drive and RS-specific elements is immediately evident. This athleticism is enhanced by Hankook’s original equipment tires the Ventus S1 evo 3 SUV in 295/40 ZR22 112Y XL AO. To ensure safe driving in the cold season, Audi customers can order the winter tires, i*cept evo 2 in the size 275/40 R22 107V XL AO (suitable for snow chains) or optionally the 295/35 R23 108W XL AO. “Hankook has already built up a lo...

North America tire market forecast at $90 billion by 2025

1/22/2021 - Selbyville, DE - According to a recent research report titled, 'North America Tire Market Analysis, 2020,' available from Market Study Report LLC, the North American tire market is projected to attain a valuation of $90 billion by the year 2025. As per the report findings, growing sales of passenger cars owing to rising per capita income, expanding vehicle fleet due to robust growth of logistics sector, and increasing production of automobiles are fueling the growth of the North America tire market. Moreover, growing use of off-road and construction vehicles on account of the increasing number of infrastructure projects, along with presence of a large and widespread network of tire distributors and dealers in the region, are other factors contributing the industry growth. Based on vehicle type, the North America tire market is divided int...

Book of the day: Thermoplastic Elastomers

1/22/2021 - Akron, OH - Rubber World magazine has compiled a compendium of thermoplastic elastomers articles from 2008-2017. Beginning with an introduction to TPEs and containing 20 articles from our archives, this softback book gives an overview of the research and development in this field from a material scientific point of view, as well as processing. The compendium provides insight into TPE, its behavior and potential. The book is available for $20 plus shipping and handling in the Rubber World bookstore. ...

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Rubber-internal mixer market will register a 0.3% CAGR through 2025

1/22/2021 - Selbyville, DE - The latest report about ‘Rubber-internal Mixer market’ Added by Market Study Report, LLC, features recent and future growth trends related to the business besides information on the myriad regions that belong to the geographical spectrum of the ‘ Rubber-internal Mixer market’. In addition, the report further explains significant details pertaining to the demand and supply analysis, market share growth and contributions from leading manufacturers of the ‘Rubber-internal Mixer market’. According to this study, over the next five years the Rubber-internal Mixer market will register a 0.3% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach $457.3 million by 2025, from $451.7 million in 2019. The study assesses the key factors positively impacting the overall industry landscape on the basis of market growth and... (read more)

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