USTMA’s Anne Luke says sustainability efforts to continue

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario—Economic development, social development and environmental protection are all key elements of sustainability for the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association.

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Trelleborg eyes plant in India to make two-wheeler tires

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TRELLEBORG, Sweden — Trelleborg Wheel Systems is looking to expand its business in two-wheeler tires by setting up a venture in India to make the company’s Mitas-brand motorcycle and scooter tires.

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Evonik launches silica production at South Carolina plant

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. — Evonik has launched production of precipitated silicas at its new world scale plant in Goose Creek.

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Dispute over control of NR sustainability platform

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London – Tire manufacturers and NGOs are locked in a tug-of-war over the governance structure of the newly formed Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR).

The “independent platform” was formally launched 25 Oct by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Tire Industry Project (TIP) to drive up the socio-economic and environmental performance of the NR value-chain.

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Tire makers, universities collaborate on tire research consortium

BLACKSBURG, Va. — The Center for Tire Research is a consortium involving industry and academia that largely has operated under the radar since its inception in 2012 but quietly has played an effective role in the tire business.

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Rubber Processing Chemicals Market to surpass US$5.31bn by 2025

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The Rubber Processing Chemicals Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $3.5 billion to over $5.3 billion by 2024; as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Global rubber processing chemicals market will be primarily driven by the rapidly increasing automobile industry. According to the latest OICA reports global automobile sale in 2017 was 97 million vehicles.

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Mitsubishi’s increased stake in Toyo increases tire maker’s ability to compete globally

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TOKYO—Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. and Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.

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TIA Honors Hall of Fame Recipients, Ed Wagner Leadership Award Winners

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Members of the tire industry gathered at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel Monday night to recognize the industry’s top tire dealers and honor the Tire Industry Association (TIA) 2018 Hall of Fame honorees and Ed Wagner Leadership Award recipients.

Arvind Poddar, chairman and managing director of Balkrishna Industries, Ltd. (BKT), and Bob Majewski, president of Sumerel Tire Service, Inc. were inducted into the Tire Industry Hall of Fame.

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TIA Pledges to Work with Ustma, Nhtsa on Registration, Recall Procedures

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA) passed a resolution at its annual meeting Monday, promising to work with the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on tire registration and recall procedures.

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Rubber Processing Chemicals Market to exceed $5.3bn by 2025: Global Market Insights, Inc.

Rubber Processing Chemicals Market is set to reach USD 5.31 billion by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The rubber processing chemicals market will be primarily driven by rapidly increasing automobile industry. According to latest OICA reports global automobile sale in 2017 was 97 million vehicles. This massive size of the automobile industry shall fuel the product demand in near future. In addition, positive growth number from the construction industry are likely to help the rubber processing chemical market to grow further. Product is used in the construction industry in roofing materials, floor covering, sound insulators and sealants.

 

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