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Bridgestone launches new lightweight tyres for improved performance

June 14, 2019
Bridgestone launches new lightweight tyres for improved performance

Tokyo-based tyre manufacturer Bridgestone has engineered a specialised touring tyre that redistributes and reduces product weight and tyre rolling resistance by up to 10% and 20% respectively for minimal trade-off in wear performance. The breakthrough “Enliten” technology features a thin…

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Dow lends PU binder solutions to Swiss Olympic Museum

June 12, 2019
Dow lends PU binder solutions to Swiss Olympic Museum

Dow’s patented polyurethane (PU) binder technology has been used in completion of an interactive running track exhibit at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. The project also features Kraiburg Relastec’s floor covering, which together provides optimal hardness and elasticity for…

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Sumitomo advances fully-automated driving with CRANTS

May 14, 2019
Sumitomo advances fully-automated driving with CRANTS

Automated driving may be realised sooner than predicted, as Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) has begun a joint research project with Japan’s Gunma University Centre for Research on Adoption of NextGen Transportation Systems (CRANTS) to develop SRI’s tyre-related services and Level…

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Black Bear and MMEC partner to promote rCB tech

May 8, 2019
Black Bear and MMEC partner to promote rCB tech

Dutch tyre upcycling company Black Bear has entered into a strategic partnership with German EPC contractor MMEC Mannesmann (MMEC) to speed up the rollout of the former’s breakout tyre recycling technology. MMEC will perform the detailed engineering, procurement and construction…

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HF Group sells extrusion business to Troester

May 6, 2019
HF Group sells extrusion business to Troester

Tyre equipment manufacturer Harburg-Freudenberger (HF), based in Hamburg, has sold its extrusion division to rubber extrusion machinery-maker Troester that will reportedly absorb all HF’s extrusion employees and will maintain the location in Hamburg, Germany, so as to ensure product continuity.…

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Hella furthers its presence in China; ties up with partners

April 29, 2019
Hella furthers its presence in China; ties up with partners

In line with its focus on the Chinese market, German automotive parts supplier Hella has signed further cooperation agreements at the recent Auto Shanghai motor show in China. “China is and remains one of the key automotive markets for Hella,”…

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Continental focuses on technologies for electric vehicles

April 23, 2019
Continental focuses on technologies for electric vehicles

Continental is banking on China as the country leads the development of electric mobility – the German technology company is providing new vibration control technologies to the Chinese electric vehicle market. Yimin Zhu, Head of R&D at Continental China has…

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Kobe Steel takes over L&T jv in India

April 19, 2019
Kobe Steel takes over L&T jv in India

Japanese rubber machinery maker Kobe Steel has taken full control ofits Indian tyre/rubber machinery joint venture, L&T Kobelco Machinery (LTKM). LTKM began as a joint venture in 2010 with 51% held by Indian firm Larsen & Toubro and the remaining…

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TARRC’s world-first seismic testing machine for rubber bearings

April 16, 2019
TARRC’s world-first seismic testing machine for rubber bearings

The Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre (TARRC), the UK-based laboratory of the Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) has opened a new US$2.8 million Engineering Laboratory in Hertford, UK, that will provide and support the global earthquake community with a research and…

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Continental develops new tyre tech against aquaplaning

April 16, 2019
Continental develops new tyre tech against aquaplaning

A sudden, heavy cloud cover preluding heavy rain is a frequent weather phenomenon which according to a recent analysis by the German Meteorological Society could be common in future Europe – torrential rain. Dramatic consequences include overwhelmed drains, saturated soil…

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