Tag: tyres

GRI opens corporate office in the US

Sri Lankan tyre firm GRI, which has enjoyed an established presence in the US for some time, has announced the opening of its corporate office in the US, located at Research Triangle Park (RTP) in North Carolina, to primarily provide…

Hankook Tire to invest US$1.6 bn in US plant expansion

South Korean tyre maker Hankook Tire says that its board of directors has approved a US$1.6 billion investment to expand its Tennessee plant, located in Clarksville, Tenn. The investment includes the previously planned Phase 2 expansion that will double production capacity of Hankook’s passenger car and…

Scientists develop concrete from recycled tyres

Researchers from RMIT University in Australia are said to have designed groundbreaking sustainable concrete built from recycled car tyres. This comes against the back about efforts to replace some of the aggregate used in concrete with crumbled used tyres. Now, however, scientists have succeeded in producing good quality…

TRS uses Buss compounders to make rubber powders from used tyres

Swiss scale-up company Tyre Recycling Solutions SA (TRS), Préverenges, has chosen Buss’s Compeo technology for implementation of its “Intelligent Compounding” concept, which transforms powder products obtained from recycled end-of-life tyres into compounds at industrial scale. TRS’s performance materials, which require a…

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…