Continental’s CARE Wins Top Honour in Inaugural Journey to Automation (J2A) Global Tyre Industry Awards

The winners of the inaugural Journey to Automation (J2A) Awards, recognising leaders in the field of automation and digital transformation in the global tyre industry, were announced at a virtual ceremony. Continental’s C.A.R.E. project was named as overall winner and winner of the Tire Technology Award.

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The Global Tire Report: A Look at the World’s Top Tire Makers

Join Tire Business Editor Don Detore, Special Projects Reporter Bruce Davis, and Rubber & Plastics News Editor Bruce Meyer, as they dissect results of the comprehensive annual Global Tire Report. See how the tire makers ended 2019 — just months before the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the world as we know it.

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2020 International Elastomer Conference

July 29, 2020 – Rubber Division, ACS is taking the 2020 International Elastomer Conference virtual – an experience we are excited to bring our great industry!

As ready and enthused as we were to put on a fantastic in-person International Elastomer Conference, given the number of still-unknown factors related to the containment of the coronavirus, and with our attendees and exhibitors coming from all over the country as well as internationally, it was determined that canceling the in-person event is the safest and most responsible action. The health and safety of all involved with the International Elastomer Conference ultimately outweighed any other considerations and guided our decision to convert the in-person conference planned for Knoxville, TN to a virtual event.

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Michelin Challenge Design Upcycle Winners Announced

GREENVILLE, S.C.July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The winners of the 2020 Michelin Challenge Design global competition have been announced. Challenge Design is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and is a featured program of the Movin’On Summit, the world’s premier gathering for sustainable mobility.

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AIA Canada Announces the Cancellation of Canada Night Held During AAPEX 2020

The Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada announces that the 2020 edition of Canada Night has been cancelled due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 restrictions and concerns for the health and safety of participants.

Originally scheduled for November 3, 2020, Canada Night was to have taken place during the Automotive Aftermarket Parts Exposition (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Michelin moves Movin’On Summit online on June 3 and 4

Following the earlier cancellation of the Movin’On Summit in Montreal, Michelin has decided to hold the Movin’On Summit online on June 3 and 4.

The spotlight for this online event will be on: the ongoing durable mobility challenges tackled by Movin’On Communities of interest, and the Grand Finale of the Movin’On Startup Challenge.

“In these troubled times, we can all witness how essential mobility is. In this context, Movin’On lives and works on with even more determination to carry on co-innovating and to propose new sustainable mobility solutions and models.

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TRAC Postpones 2020 Events: Rubber Recycling Symposium and 100th Members Meeting

In the wake of the current COVID-19 outbreak, the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC) leadership decided to postpone their 100th Members Meeting & Gala as well as the Rubber Recycling Symposium to 2021.

The tire industry offers a beacon of light for other industrial sectors as they strive for a circular economy, rooted in making the most efficient use of resources—over and over again. The Symposium will embark on finding new and better ways to develop and nurture a circular economy.

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TRAC postpones 2020 centennial, recycling events until 2021

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CAMBRIDGE, Ontario — The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada is postponing a pair of events scheduled for this year— a centennial meeting/gala and rubber recycling symposium — until 2021 because of concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic

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Hankook Medal award to Mortel

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London – Bill Mortel has been announced as recipient of the 2020 Hancock Medal, the biennial Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IoM3) award for outstanding service to the rubber industry.

Mortel has served the industry through various roles with the British Rubber and Polyurethane Products Associated, the National Skills Academy for the Process Industries and the institute’s Rubber in Engineering Group since 1992.

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European tire recyclers postpone annual conference

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Brussels – The European Tyre Recycling Association (ETRA) has postponed its 27th annual conference to early September amid the outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Europe.

Originally planned for 25-27 March, the event will investigate market obstacles and new market partnerships after 2020, the ETRA said in a 9 March statement.

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