BFGoodrich Developed Windshield Wipers For Off-Roading

With dust, snow, mud, and water launching just about everywhere, off-roading can be quite a messy affair, which, in my opinion, is all part of the charm. Nevertheless, BFGoodrich has introduced a new set of off-road windshield wipers to make sure your visibility is never compromised. Off-roading is one of those things that can get real expensive real quick. You blink, and suddenly you’ve outfitted your rig with all kinds of cool accessories that you’ve heard you might need.

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Turkish electric vehicle parts manufacturer to open first North American facility in Georgia

TEKLAS, a Turkish manufacturing company and supplier of electric vehicle parts, announced earlier this month it would invest $6.5 million to open its first North American facility and headquarters in Gordon County, according to a press release from Gov. Brian Kemp’s office.

TEKLAS’s 200,000-square-foot facility and headquarters will be located at 320 South Industrial Blvd. in Calhoun and is expected to create 120 jobs. Operations are scheduled to start in the spring of 2021.

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Goodyear Releases Power Transmission Belts

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Goodyear Belts, a licensee collaboration between Adventry and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company , has produced a line of power transmission belts.

The line of belts launched on Dec. 1 and offers belts for both industrial and transportation markets.

Goodyear materials for both standard and specialty belts have been designed and tested to provide dependable and durable service, the company says.

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Lockheed Martin Names Goodyear An “Elite Supplier”

AKRON, OhioOct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) is proud to announce that it has recently been named an Elite Supplier by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company. This award is reserved for the top one percent of Lockheed’s more than 1,400 suppliers and was given to 20 suppliers in 2019. Goodyear was recognized for its contributions to the F-35 Lightning II program.

“This award is a testament to the hard work of our associates to deliver elite customer service every day,” said David Barnette, General Manager, Aviation. “It is also a recognition of our capabilities and the value we strive to deliver to all of our customers across the aviation sector.”

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HEXPOL Launch Wire & Cable Compounds Portfolio

International Polymer Compounding Group HEXPOL has brought together their expertise in various product areas and technologies to launch a comprehensive portfolio of wire and cable compounds. Based on high performance materials such as VMQ, advanced rubber technologies, additives and Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE).

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Introducing First Brands Group, Formerly TRICO Group

The renowned and established automotive replacement parts manufacturer, TRICO Group, has announced its new name: First Brands Group, along with the addition of two new brands to its growing portfolio. It is fitting that as the organisation adopts its new identity, which reflects its position as a multi-brand global player, the First Brands Group is […]

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Continental Partners With Coxreels On Industrial Hose Management Solution

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Continental, has partnered with Tempe, Arizona-based CoxReels to provide premium air and water hose to its customers with a first-class industrial hose management solution in one package.

Collaborating with Continental, CoxReels developed a custom-built hose reel assembly, called the CoxReels P Series, specifically for Continental’s premium rubber and hybrid air and water hose.

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Auto supplier Magna’s sales beat as virus-hit vehicle production rebounds – Reuters

(Reuters) – Auto parts maker Magna International Inc (MG.TO) on Friday reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast full-year sales above estimates, as vehicle production in North America showed signs of a recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The company said it lost about $5.5 billion in sales during the second quarter, as its customers shut production amid government-enforced lockdowns.

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Cooper Standard announces changes to Global Leadership Team

Cooper Standard today announced the following changes to its Global Leadership Team, effective August 1: …

“With Patrick, Chris and Bill in these crucial global roles, Cooper Standard is well positioned to drive our business and deliver for our stakeholders,” said Jeffrey S. Edwards, chairman and CEO, Cooper Standard. “We’re proud of the strength and capabilities of our leadership team which enables us to shift these key functions to existing internal talent while maintaining world-class service to our customers.”

 

 

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Michelin Launches Premium Line of Automotive Belts, Tensioners and Idlers on Amazon

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GREENVILLE, S.C., June 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Michelin North America is launching a new line of quality automotive belts, tensioners and idlers available for purchase through Amazon. Automotive technicians and “DIY” enthusiasts can now purchase Michelin serpentine drive belts, along with…

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