Category: Technology

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…

Goodyear/ Envoy partner for EV fleets

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has announced a new pilot program with Envoy Technologies, a provider of shared on-demand, community-based electric vehicles (EVs). The pilot was launched in early 2019 and is primarily testing services that minimise operational downtime…

Wacker sets up first LSR 3D printing lab in US

German chemical firm Wacker is launching its first US-based Aceo open print lab. Aceo is said to be the world’s first industrial-scale technology for the additive manufacturing of liquid silicone rubber (LSR) components. The new facility, located at Wacker’s Silicone…