Category: Industry News

Bridgestone and AWS tie-up for mobility solutions

Tyre maker Bridgestone Corporation says that the company is using Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) as its strategic cloud provider in support of the company’s sustainable mobility solutions. Using AWS Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, and analytics/business intelligence services, Bridgestone will…

Lion to invest US$22 mn in EPDM expansion in US

Synthetic rubber manufacturer Lion Elastomers has invested US$22 million to construct a new multi-level production building housing two new finishing lines at its manufacturing facility in Ascension Parish. The expansion will increase production capacity at the plant, which supports the…

Vipal launches new tread made in Argentina

Latin American tyre retreader Vipal Rubber has launched the VT860, which will be manufactured in Argentina and serve different regions of the international market. It is a new design option developed by Vipal for off-the-road use in the heavy work of compact tractors, such as…

Birla Carbon selects Aspen software for nine sites

Software firm Aspen Technology says that carbon black supplier Birla Carbon is scaling its deployment of AspenTech’s software across nine sites globally. Birla Carbon operations extend across 12 countries, on five continents, with 16 manufacturing facilities, for a combined capacity of…