Camso expands NMAS line-up with resilient forklift tyre

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It’s been a year since Camso launched the industry’s first non-marking anti-static (NMAS) forklift tyre, the Solideal PON 775 NMAS. The dominance of resilient tyres on UK and European forklift fleets means many in our part of the world are unable to use this press-on solution, but Camso has good news for these operators: It has now introduced a resilient NMAS forklift tyre, the Solideal RES Xtreme NMAS.

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Apollo launches new brand of light truck tires in India

Kochi, India – Catering to the growing demand for the pick-up trucks in India, Apollo Tyres has introduced a new brand of tires for this segment of vehicles.

Developed at the company’s R&D centre, in Chennai, India, the EnduMaxx LT tire has been designed for the country’s “terrain requirements”, Apollo said in a 14 June statement.

Apollo will be manufacturing the tires at its Vadodara, Gujarat, production plant which has the capacity to produce 80,000 units per month.

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Yokohama Tire Named Official Tire Of Iconic Crandon International Raceway

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Yokohama Tire continues to add to its off-road racing legacy. The tiremaker announced it has partnered with Crandon International Raceway, making Yokohama the “Official Tire” of the legendary off-road facility.

“Yokohama is proud to have finalized our exciting new partnership with iconic Crandon International Raceway,” said Fardad Niknam, Yokohama senior director of consumer product planning and product marketing.

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Hercules Tires Honors Veterans With Oscar Mike Foundation

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Award-winning Lifetime TV show “Designing Spaces” recently highlighted Hercules Tires, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Tire Distributors, and its commitment to veterans and to American men and women in uniform, by showcasing Hercules’ donation of tires to the Oscar Mike Foundation’s veterans rehabilitation compound in Rockford, Illinois.

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Michelin Announces Price Increase For Commercial Tire Lines In US, Canada 

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Michelin North America Inc. has announced a price increase up to 6% for the commercial Uniroyal tire line and select off-highway products in the United States and Canada. The increases will be effective July 1, with additional details provided directly to customers.

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A Conversation with Brent Hesje

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Many of the same disruptions that continue to affect the U.S. tire industry are impacting the Canadian tire market. Tire Business Editor Don Detore sat down recently to discuss the market with Fountain Tire CEO Brent Hesje. Fountain Tire has been honored as one of Alberta’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

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Jury still out on new Canadian scrap tire program

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.—Extended producer responsibility for scrap tires is here to stay, according to Glenn Maidment, president of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC).

But the jury is still out on individual producer responsibility (IPR), Mr. Maidment told his audience at the 35th Clemson University Global Tire Industry Conference, held recently in Hilton Head.

Under a directive from the Waste-Free Ontario Act of 2015, tire manufacturers and importers in Ontario officially closed out Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS), their industry-funded recycling organization, in January 2019.

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Camso launches bias ag/industrial tire for Europe/Middle East market

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MAGOG, Quebec — Off-road tire maker Camso Inc. has launched an all-purpose bias agriculture/industrial tire, the MPT 732, that the company said was engineered to meet the requirements of the Europe, Middle East and Africa market.

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Conti revamps naming scheme for commercial waste-transport tires

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FORT MILL, S.C. — Continental Tire North America Inc. is changing the nomenclature it uses for its lines of CityService commercial waste-transport tires and retreads for improved clarity.

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ZYfire prepared to add Houston manufacturing site

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LAS VEGAS—ZYfire Hose Corp. does most of its business in the U.S. selling products made at its headquarters factory in China, but the firm is prepared to set up manufacturing in the states if tariffs become too high.

Read the source article at Rubber and Plastics News