Category: Industry News

Guizhou Tyre begins tyre production in Vietnam plant

Chinese tyremaker Guizhou Tyre  ( formerly Guizhou Tyre Factory) has produced its first tyre at its Vietnam plant on 1 April. It will also start product testing and certification processes. Located in the industrial park of Long Giang in the province of Tien Giang, the factory would have a production capacity of 1.2 million/year units of tyres for…

Guayule, a renewable resource for polyisoprene

Guayule is also found to be a potential source of natural polyisoprene (PI), according to a study led by Amandine Rousset ( Avignon University and GuaTecs),  Ali Amor  (CIRAD and CTTM), Serge Palu (CIRAD), Teerasak Punvichai (Prince of Songkla University), Sandrine Perino…

Michelin collabs for masks, loafers

French tyremaker Michelin has recently opened a new automated mask manufacturing workshop at the Combaude plant near Clermont-Ferrand. Some of the machines used in the EUR3.5 million investment- facility are from the Villars-based company CERA. and will be producing 3…