GOOSE CREEK, S.C. — Evonik has launched production of precipitated silicas at its new world scale plant in Goose Creek.
Cilegon, Indonesia – PT Synthetic Rubber Indonesia (PTSRI), officially inaugurated its plant for the production of butadiene rubber (BR) and solution styrene butadiene rubber (SSBR), the Michelin-Chandra Asri Petrochemical joint venture has announced.
The 29 Nov opening of plant in Cilegon was attended by the country’s minister of industry Airlangga Hartarto and other senior government officials.
Established in June, 2013, PTSRI is a JV between Michelin and PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, with a share-ownership of 55% and 45% respectively.
“Rob has been influential in shaping market strategy for the OTR tire business and has played a critical role in delivering key product launches,” said Bridget Neal, President, OTR, U.S. and Canada, BATO. “His proven leadership and deep understanding of our customer base will enable us to deliver integrated products, services and technologies that meet the emerging needs of our customers.”
In her new role, Walsh will lead Firestone Ag sales strategy and execution in North America. She will oversee a portfolio of business that includes agricultural tires, tracks and integrated tire-wheel assemblies in both the OE and replacement tire channels.
North West Rubber Ltd. (NWR) and Moose Creek Tire Recycling Inc. (MCTR) a Subsidiary of Animat Inc. are pleased to announce their acquisition of the assets of Nexxsource Recycling (and all related companies). The new company will operate under the name Evolve Recycling Inc. (Evolve), and will also include Trillium MC Inc., MCTR’s tire hauling subsidiary. Evolve is headquartered at 300 Henry Street, Brantford, Ontario.
Evolve is the largest transporter and processor of end-of-life tires in Canada, with operations spanning Manitoba and Ontario. Evolve processes these tires into valuable end-products, helping Ontario Producers comply with the Regulations made under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016, while satisfying the product demands of their customers.
FINDLAY, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has appointed Christopher Eperjesy as its chief financial officer.
The firm said he brings three decades of leadership in finance positions of increasing responsibility across a diverse set of public and private companies in the technology, retail and automotive industries.
Balkrishna Industries Limited (BKT), one of the leading Off-Highway tyre manufacturers headquartered in India, has announced its plans to set up a new tyre manufacturing plant in the United States which will serve not only the US markets but the entire American region. This new production site will be the multinational group’s first manufacturing site outside of India.
LAS VEGAS — Off-road tire maker Balkrishna Industries Ltd., the No. 39 tire maker worldwide, has disclosed it plans to build a plant in the U.S.
KALUTARA, Sri Lanka — Continental A.G. has acquired full ownership of Sri Lankan solid tire maker Eu-Retec (Pvt) Ltd., buying the 49-percent stake it didn’t own from the company’s managing director.
Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd has announced senior management changes effective as of 1 Oct.
Takashi Shirokawa has been given an additional role as head of the company’s Tire Materials Development department no.1.
This in addition to Shirokawa’s current roles as head of the Tire Materials Development division, head of R&D Center and head of R&D department.
Also, Osamu Mikami has gained an extra role as head of the company’s Hamatite and Electronic Materials division.
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) announced the election of Stephen R. McClellan as chairman of the Board of Directors, for a two-year term starting Oct. 3. McClellan is president of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Americas business unit.
McClellan succeeds Jim Hawk, chairman, Toyo Holdings of America, Inc., who served as USTMA’s board chair since 2016.