Conti offering ag tire pressure/load calculating app

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FORT MILL, S.C. — Continental A.G. has developed a mobile service app for farmers and others in the agricultural sector that allows them to calculate proper tire pressures for varying load conditions.

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ARPM to fund new training program

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NDIANAPOLIS—The Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers’ board of directors has approved new funding to support the creation of a new training curriculum.

Rubber Operator Training – Material Mixing and Compression/Transfer Molding is designed to train the rubber processor, something the ARPM said is the first of its kind in the rubber industry.

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Apollo launching marketing campaign for Vredestein brand in North America

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ATLANTA—Apollo Tyres is launching a streamlined marketing campaign in North America for its Vredestein brand, with the goal of emphasizing the quality of its product lines as well as boosting dealer profitability.

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Goodyear, rubber industry make parade part of US Thanksgiving traditions

US Thanksgiving just wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. And the tradition of the parade would be far different if it weren’t for the rubber industry, which has helped to bring giant cartoon balloons to life for almost 100 years.

 

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Motormouth: Don’t worry about tires that have sat in a warehouse

The local car dealer was advertising “buy three get one free” tires. While researching the information on the tires, one listed brand and model had a recall notice posted on their website and another said the model has been discontinued over a year ago. The dealer told me that they wouldn’t be selling a recalled tire. The dealer was offering road hazard service in the package. Should I be concerned my free road hazard program would be useless if the model I bought was discontinued? I was told that tires sitting in warehouses for years is not a good thing.

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Continental Tire Announces November Promotion

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From Nov. 1-30, consumers who purchase four qualifying Continental Tire passenger tires will receive a $70 Visa prepaid card.

Included in the November promotion is the ExtremeContact DWS06, tuned for drivers who want all-season tire without sacrificing performance, handling, and traction in dry, wet and light snow conditions, the company says. The DWS06 uses Continental’s SportPlus Technology, which combines all-season reliability and handling.

Read the source article at Tire Review

Sumitomo recalling Falken, Dunlop, Goodyear tires for tread separation issues

WASHINGTON — Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. is recalling 2,286 passenger tires sold in the U.S. earlier this year under the Goodyear, Dunlop and Falken brand names because of possible tread separation issues.

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Tireshop.com to make e-commerce debut in October 2019

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Tireshop.com has announced it will be making its e-commerce debut in October 2019. Tireshop.com is a concept and vision created by brothers Jason and Joshua Crook. The two have successfully operated their independent tire shop, Jack Calhoun Tire out of Lithia Springs, Georgia with their mother Sandra Mclarty for over three decades. The entire tireshop.com team have created a vision and business plan to be the #1 go to online tire shopping solution.

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LANXESS included in Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, again

Starting from September 23, 2019, speciality chemicals company LANXESS will be listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World for the ninth time in succession, at fourth place in the “Chemicals” category. LANXESS will also be included in the DJSI Europe for the third time in a row – as the second-best company in its industry.

Read the source article at Rubber Asia