Nexen Tires wins Good Design Award for Winguard Sport 2 tire

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Nexen Tire announced that the Winguard Sport 2 received an award at the ‘Good Design Awards 2018.’

The awarded Winguard Sport 2 is a premium ultra-high performance alpine/studless Passenger Car Radial (PCR) tire that provides the optimal driving experience in the snow with a winter reindeer and ski plate as its motif. It has been evaluated as a premium winter tire for its excellent grip and stable performance in the snow with its unique 3D winter kerf and zigzag groove.

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Goodyear race tire plant earns manufacturing excellence award

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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. – Goodyear’s race tire plant in Akron is one of four manufacturing enterprises to have earned a 2018 Excellence Award from the Association for Manufacturing Excellence.

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Pirelli honors 9 suppliers with quality awards

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MILAN, Italy — Pirelli & C. S.p.A. named nine suppliers recently as the recipients of its Pirelli Supplier Awards 2018, pulled from a supply chain of more than 10,000 companies.

The recipients — in the areas of raw materials, services and machinery — were chosen for their ability to support the Pirelli supply chain its goals of sustainability and excellence, according to a company news release.

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TIA announce 2018 Hall of Fame and Ed Wagner leadership awardees

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA), is pleased to announce the names of the honorees for the 2018 Hall of Fame and Ed Wagner Leadership Award. The inductions will take place at the Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony on Monday, October 29th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Paris Las Vegas Hotel.

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Bob Majewski, Arvind Poddar to join TIA Hall of Fame

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BOWIE, Md. — The Tire Industry Association will induct two industry veterans — Bob Majewski of Sumerel Tire Service Inc. and Arvind Poddar of Balkrishna Industries Ltd. — into the association’s Hall of Fame later this year.

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Hankook Tire Wins Corporate Social Responsibility Award From Groupe Renault

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Hankook Tire received the Corporate Social Responsibility Award from the global auto brand Groupe Renault at its Supplier Award ceremony.

Groupe Renault holds the Supplier Award ceremony annually to award its global partners for their most notable value. This year, it awarded 12 enterprises in five sectors: best service, design, innovation, purchasing sustainability and quality.

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Tyromer Wins 2018 Sustainability Leadership Award from Business Intelligence Group

PHILADELPHIA, July 17, 2018 – Tyromer Inc.  has won a 2018 Sustainability Leadership Award from Business Intelligence Group (BIG). Headquartered in New Jersey, USA, BIG Awards seek to recognize companies and individuals with persistence, vision, and creativity. 

“We are proud to recognize Tyromer Inc. for their socially responsible and environmentally sustainable effort on waste tire recycling,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “Our judges felt that their vision and strategy make a significant impact in driving the circular economy in the tire industry, and gave Tyromer the highest rating as reflected by the Sustainability Leadership Award. Congratulations!”

The BIG Award for Sustainability Leadership continues the company’s upwards trajectory. Earlier this year Tyromer won an Edison Award Gold Medal, considered the “Oscars of Innovation,” in the category of Resource Re-use. Additionally, the Company was named one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies by Silicon Review Magazine.

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Hankook Tire Expands Partnership with DAV

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Hankook Tire America Corp. continues to support the veteran community, expanding its commitment to DAV (Disabled American Veterans). DAV provides free services to veterans of all generations where they live. In the fourth year of its partnership with DAV, Hankook is donating $175,000 to increase its support of DAV’s Mobile Service Office (MSO) program and award a new vehicle to help veterans in the company’s hometown of Nashville get to and from their medical appointments.

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Michelin’s ‘auto-regenerate’ tire wins EPO award

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Munich, Germany – The European Patent Office (EPO) has awarded Micheli’s ‘auto-regenerate’ tire the European inventor award 2018 in the industry category.

At a 7 June event in Paris, Michelin’s researchers Agnès Poulbot and Jacques Barraud were recognised for their work on a new generation of tires, Marketed as the RegenionTM tire technology.

The tread design, carried out by 3D metal printing, includes several unique layers of tread within the same tire.

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Michelin and Maxion Wheels Receive 2018 CLEPA Innovation Award for Cooperation

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Michelin, one of the world’s largest tire makers and Maxion Wheels, the world’s largest wheel manufacturer, received a 2018 CLEPA Innovation Award at this year’s European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA) Innovation Award program. The jury recognized the two companies’ joint innovation efforts that resulted in the latest wheel invention, the ACORUS Flexible Wheel, with third place in the “Cooperation” category during the June 13, 2018 award ceremony.

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