Category: Technology

API launches new recyclable TPU for footwear

API, an Italian company specialised in the production of thermoplastic elastomeric compounds and bioplastics, has launched its new recyclable TPU Apilon 52 A/C-series at  a recent industry show in Milan. API furthers that the new lightweight footwear solution of thermoplastic…

VMI opens new service centre in Thailand

VMI, a Netherland-based producer of tyre manufacturing machinery, opens a new service centre in Chon Buri Province, Thailand. The Thailand facility is the company’s ninth service centre. The service center employs engineers to provide support to VMI customers; and is…

European JV to set up ELT plant in Danish port

The prospective joint venture (jv) Elysium Nordic Apof  Denmark’s WindSpace A/Sand Sweden’s Enviro has signed a lease agreement with Associated Danish Ports (ADP) for a site in Nyborgharbour on Funen, Denmark for material recovery of end-of-life tyres (ELT). The lease…

Hankook Tire launches shape-changing new tyre design

South Koran tyre maker, Hankook Tire unveiled on 2 January its latest tyre innovation called “Transforming Tire” , the fourth output of “The Next Driving Lab” project that demonstrates its innovative commitment to future driving. The “Transforming Tire” transforms its…