Recycled rubber products for cooler seasons

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With the temperature taking a nosedive, it’s time to rethink our relationship with recycled rubber products and learn how our homes (and the environment!) can benefit from them this time of year. As we transition into a new season, we’re sharing some helpful tips on ways you can help divert waste while incorporating different green products into your living space.

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Toyo to increase tire prices on January 1

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CYPRESS, CA — Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. will increase dealer base prices on select passenger, light truck and commercial truck tires, effective Jan. 1.

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SEMA Show: Cooper Tire showcase new Discoverer AT3 lineup

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Cooper Tire is showcasing its new Cooper Discoverer AT3 Lineup at the SEMA Show from October 30 to Nov 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The new Cooper Discoverer AT3™ lineup encourages SEMA attendees to take on the road and what lies beyond with three distinct all-season, all-terrain tires for SUVs and pick-up trucks. The Discoverer AT3 family of tires includes:

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Pirelli, Rostec to double tire production at Russian plant

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Moscow – Pirelli C & SpA and Russian state-owned Rostec have signed a €100-million agreement to double production at the Voronezh tire manufacturing plant, according to press.

Italian news agency Agenzia Nova reported 24 Oct that the agreement was signed during the Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte visit to Moscow.

As reported by ERJ, Pirelli signalled plans to invest in the Voronezh tire plant last July, saying it aimed to double production capacity to 4 million units a year.

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Court grants Camso’s partial stay in tire trademark infringement case

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ROME, Ga.–A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has partially granted Camso U.S.A.’s motion for a motion to stay pending arbitration in a trademark infringement case involving off-the-road tires.

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BKT to build plant in U.S.; on-stream by late 2020/early 2021

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LAS VEGAS — Off-road tire maker Balkrishna Industries Ltd., the No. 39 tire maker worldwide, has disclosed it plans to build a plant in the U.S.

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Cooper Tire & Rubber Reports 3rd Quarter 2018 Results

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Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has reported third quarter 2018 net income of $54 million, or diluted earnings per share of $1.07, compared with $62 million, or $1.18 per share, for the same period last year.

“Unit volume in the U.S. improved in the third quarter and outpaced the USTMA. We ended the quarter on an encouraging note, with U.S. unit volume that outperformed both the USTMA and total industry in the month of September,” said Brad Hughes, president and CEO.

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Goodyear cuts earnings forecast, again

Akron, Ohio – Goodyear has lowered its expectations for fiscal 2018 operating income slightly “to reflect the increasingly challenging industry environment,” the company said in a third quarter financial statement.

For the quarter ended 30 Sept, segment operating income was down 1.3% to $362 million, while revenue inched up slightly to $3.93 billion, leaving the operating ratio unchanged at 9.2%.

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TCT showcases many capabilities for recycled rubber

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–Tire Conversion Technologies, a Latham, N.Y.-based manufacturer of custom OEM recycled rubber products, was a first-time exhibitor at the International Elastomer Conference, held Oct. 9-11 in Louisville.

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eTracks Releases MT & OTR Tire Recovery Fee Schedule effective January 1st, 2019

As January 1st, 2019 approaches, eTracks provides customers with more details on the Tire Recovery Fees surrounding the Medium Truck and OTR Tires. eTracks has calculated the 2019 MT & OTR Tire Recovery Fee and has determined that the rates are to be remitted by Producers when reporting tire supply to eTracks Tire Management Systems. …

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