Category: Technology

VMI opens global remote monitoring service centres

Dutch tyre manufacturing machinery maker VMI has launched three remote-monitored technical support centres, which it says will provide “consistent service to customers globally”. The company said that three helpdesk units in Yantai, Shandong Province, China; Ape, Netherlands and Ohio, US; Will…

Kordsa cooperates with SES for RFID tags for tyres

Turkey-based reinforcement technology company Kordsa, which claims to cover one out of every three tyres manufactured worldwide, has entered into a collaboration with German connected electronic products and systems firm SES RFID Solutions GmbH. The companies will combine the patented SES technology with Kordsa’s…

Continental tyres with rPET available in Europe

Continental says tyres containing polyester made from recycled PET bottles are now available to all dealers in Europe. Continental has brought the so-called ContiRe.Tex technology, which can completely replace the conventionally polyester in the tyre carcass, into series production in…

Bridgestone/Dow partner in breakthrough tyre sealant technology

Tyre company Bridgestone Americas and materials maker Dow have partnered to develop B-SEALS, a recyclable, silicone-based tyre sealant technology. It represents more than four years of joint R&D between the two companies. B-SEALS technology provides excellent sealant performance in the event of a puncture without compromising…