Michelin is demonstrating resilience through an unprecedented crisis

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124,000 125,400 1 Free cash flow: net cash from operating activities less net cash used in investing activities, adjusted for net cash flows relating to other financial assets, before distributions. 2 At period-end. Covid-19: impact of the health crisis on the Group’s financial position at June 30, 2020 Review of the information released by the Group during the first six months of the year On February 10, 2020, the Group issued its guidance for 2020 excluding any impacts from a systemic crisis caused by Covid-19. On March 18, 2020 at 6:10 pm CET, the Michelin Group …

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Interview: Gianluca Abbati, VP R&D at Trelleborg Wheel Systems

…Gianluca Abbati, vice president of R&D at agricultural tire specialist Trelleborg, provides an overview of some of the development challenges and innovations in this market sector.

How has the agri tires segment evolved over the last five years?

Agriculture is undergoing a period of remarkable change. As more sustainable, ecologically friendly and productive farming systems are demanded, the agri tires industry must respond with emerging and innovative technologies which will reshape our farming operations.

Trelleborg is committed to helping ensure a sustainable future for agriculture while at the same time increasing both the efficiency and productivity of agricultural operations with our range of innovative technologies:

 

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Continental expands agricultural tire portfolio

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Continental has announced an expansion of its agricultural tire portfolio. Following the successful launch of the first sizes of the CombineMaster tires in 2019, 10 more sizes of the agricultural tire will be launched this year including, for the first time, a version incorporating the company’s VF technology.

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Alliance Tire named North American Materials Supplier of the Year

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Alliance Tire was named North American Direct Materials Supplier of the Year by AGCO, the world’s largest agricultural equipment manufacturer focused solely on the agriculture industry.

Alliance was recognized by AGCO for performance in cost, collaboration, innovation, account management, coordination and flexibility. AGCO officials noted that Alliance—the only tire supplier recognized during the event—exhibited strong coordination and alignment with AGCO, and improved factory efficiency.

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Goodyear Farm Tires continue to grow in UK through pandemic crisis

Titan International has been manufacturing Goodyear Farm Tires in USA for more than a decade. It returned to the European and UK markets last year after Titan purchased the licence. It has also made a significant investment in new plant and equipment to manufacture tyres specifically for the UK and European markets. Lindsay Hart, tyre sales director at Titan Europe and Goodyear Farm Tires, gave Tyres & Accessories an insight into demand for agricultural tyres during the Covid-19 crisis.

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India to set up e-trading platform for NR marketing

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KOTTAYAM, India—India’s Rubber Board is setting up an e-trading platform for natural rubber to bring transparency and visibility for buyers and sellers in the market.

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Continental Combines The Special-Purpose Tyre Segment Into A New Business Unit

Technology company Continental is combining its global activities in the special-purpose tyre segment. Effective July 1, the business areas of ‘Commercial Specialty Tires’, ‘Two Wheel Tires’ and ‘Hoosier Racing Tire’ are combined in a new “Specialty Tires” business unit.  As a result, from now on the entire Continental specialty tyre business will be developed, manufactured […]

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BKT Launches Maglift Eco, Maglift Premium

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Two new models, the Maglift Eco and the Maglift Premium, are coming for Maglift, the BKT tire specifically designed for forklifts.

Maglift Eco is made with two layers of rubber compound and has a shape and wide lugs for stability and load distribution, BKT says. There is also a rim guard designed to protect against damage and denting. Low rolling resistance and high resistance to overheating are designed to offer maximum efficiency, and steel wires incorporated into the hitch offer secure grip and prevent slippage, BKT says. There are two versions available, standard and “LIP,” which has an asymmetric hitch to avoid having to add flanges.

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Continental launches VF agricultural tyres

Continental has launched its new range of very high flexion (VF) agricultural tyres. The manufacturer states that the tyres are more versatile and safer on the road. They also increase agricultural efficiencies, Conti adds. VF tyres help to reduce soil compaction, which helps to promote increased yields. They can also save farmers time, as a result of field and road performance gains. Conti re-entered the high-value agricultural tyre market in 2017 with the radial Tractor70 and Tractor85 ranges.

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Continental CST appoints Hübner its agri product line manager

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Benjamin Hübner has taken over as product line manager for Continental Commercial Specialty Tires’ Agricultural Tires business. In this function, he is responsible for the strategic development within the agricultural tyre segment.

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