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.
For the third year-in-a-row, Yokohama Tire Corp . was recognized by Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) with a supplier’s award. This earned the tiremaker a spot in in the prestigious Superior Excellent Performance category. Yokohama earned the award for its supply of the AVID S34P (P225/40R18 88V) tires on the Impreza and AVID GT S35 on the Legacy (P225/55R17 97V and 225/50R18 95V) and on the Outback (225/65R17 102H and 225/60R18 100H).
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.
Yokohama Tire is rolling into summer with a special rebate promotion. From now through July 5, consumers can earn up to $70 in the form of a Yokohama Visa Prepaid card or a Visa Virtual Account after purchasing a set of four select Yokohama tires.
In order to honour those who are continuing to keep the country moving during lockdown, Goodyear has launched its ‘Highway Heroes’ scheme in the UK. From the delivery drivers keeping supermarkets stocked to the haulage companies transporting vital supplies, the purpose of the initiative is to shine a light on those who are continuing to go the extra mile within the logistics industry.
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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.
Drumroll please…more awards for Kumho tyres. Hot on the heels of the Good Design awards in Japan for the Kumho Majesty 9 and Ecsta PA51 patterns and the iF Design awards in Germany for the Majesty 9 and WinterCraft Wi51, the three above-mentioned tyres have all been honoured with the Good Design Award of North America.
London – The new Journey to Automation (J2A) Awards programme has been boosted by the addition of a number of top experts in the fields of industrial automation and logistics to the judging panel.
Organised by ERJ magazine, the J2A Awards will recognise progress and achievements in the digital transformation of:
• Tire manufacture
• Tire design/technology
• Tire supply & distribution
• Industry/product sustainability
Michelin has been voted Tire Manufacturer of the year for the second consecutive year at the 2020 Tire Technology Expo in Hanover, Germany.
“The award recognizes Michelin’s progress in terms of performance over the life of its products, and the group’s conviction of the need to test tires in used condition; a conviction now shared by the industry and the European legislator who will make these tests compulsory in 2024, the company said in a press release.”
Hanover, Germany – Michelin has won two titles of ‘tire manufacturer of the year’ and ‘tire technology of the year’ at the Tire Technology International Awards 2020 in Hanover.
The company won the award for tire manufacturer of the year for the second year in a row, recognising its “commitment to produce efficient, innovative and sustainable products.”
In addition, the judging panel honoured Michelin’s airless concept tire Uptis as the tire technology of the year.