Category: Technology

Goodyear launches 70% sustainable material tyre

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has released a demonstration tire with 70% sustainable-material content, including industry-leading innovations. It is in line with its goal in 2020 to create a tyre made 100% from sustainable materials in 10 years, according…

Grupo Antolin develops headliner from ELTs, PU waste

Spanish automotive parts supplier Grupo Antolin has developed what it says is the first headliner made by thermoforming a PU foam based on materials made from plastic waste and end-of-life (ELT) tyres. Antolin partnered with German chemical firm BASF on the material’s manufacturing process and has…

Desma India reaches 2,000 machine-milestone

German rubber machinery maker Desma’s Indian subsidiary has claimed success having delivered 2,000 injection moulding machines to date. The 2,000th injection moulding machine was recently delivered to Suja Shoei Industries in Tindivanam, Tamil Nadu state, which also has a joint venture…

ZC Rubber harnesses 5G to increase efficiency

Zhongce Rubber Group (ZC Rubber), a Chinese tyre manufacturer, plans to leverage 5G technology to improve data network platform innovation and data-driven manufacturing process reengineering. Through network collaboration,  flexible production, and service expansion, it said that it will improve core…