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Enviro and Michelin tie up for strategic partnership

Tyre recycler Scandinavian Enviro Systems and French global tyre manufacturer Michelin have agreed on the principle terms for establishing a first jointly owned recycling plant and a license agreement regulating the terms of use for Enviro’s recycling technology as well as subsequent…

Toyo Tire constructs new tyre plant in Serbia

Japanese Toyo Tire Corporation – through its manufacturing subsidiary Toyo Tire Serbia-Belgrade – has commenced the construction of a US$465 million passenger vehicle tyre plant in Indjija City, the Republic of Serbia. The 300,000sqm plant will have a capacity of…

Kossan records over 400 cases of COVID-19

Malaysia’s Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd. (Kossan) has become the latest glove manufacturer to report COVID-19 cases among workers at one of its plants. Kossan has screened close to 7,000 employees – local and foreign – for COVID-19 since early December…

Bridgestone launches Bandag B123 retread

The new Bandag B123 FuelTech trailer retread tyre has been recently launched by Bridgestone Americas Inc. (Bridgestone). The fuel-efficient retread tyre was designed to complement the Bridgestone R123 Ecopia Drive tyre in design and performance, and also to fight irregular…