Goodyear, Case Western Reserve University Launch Shared Mobility Innovation Competition


The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., in collaboration with the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, is once again sponsoring a business design and innovation competition to uncover future mobility solutions in an emerging world of shared vehicle usage.

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Tire makers eye strong finish to 2017


AKRON—Despite relatively lackluster first-half financial performances, tire makers for the most part are optimistic about their second half and fiscal 2017 earnings prospects.

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Zeppelin to build tire recycling plant in Indiana

Zeppelin Group GmbH, based near Munich, says it is building a tire recycling plant in Terre Haute, Indiana, that will recover carbon black from old tires for its long-term partner Munich-based Pyrolyx AG. The groundbreaking took place in Terre Haute Aug. 22, 2017, and construction starts on the plant Sept. 5. Zeppelin is taking on the planning and execution of the overall plant, which has a value …

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Aliapur targets cement industry


LYON, France—French scrap tire management company Aliapur is launching an international media campaign to promote the use of its tire shreds as an alternative fuel for the cement industry.

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Pyrolyx commences construction of new recovered CB plant


Construction is now underway for Pyrolyx’s new recovered carbon black plant in Terre Haute in Indiana, USA, which will reportedly be the most advanced of its kind.

German supplier, Zeppelin Group, will be responsible for the design, development and overall management of the entire project.

Each year the plant will recycle around four million used tires, producing 12,900 tons of recovered carbon black, as well as pyrolysis oil and steel.

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Save money with these simple motoring tips


Save money with these simple motoring tips Simple changes can add up to a big saving A Staff Reporter Updated: 15:35 Friday 25 August 2017 Promoted by Switch Off and Breathe There are cost-free, straight-forward tasks you can undertake immediately to ensure your car is running as efficiently as possible, saving you money – and looking after the environment. Car ownership is an expensive business.

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Liberty Tire Recycling Appoints Thomas Womble as CEO, Prepares for Next Phase of Company’s Growth

PITTSBURGHAug. 28, 2017  /PRNewswire/ — Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, today appointed Thomas Womble, a company veteran, to serve as chief executive officer. Womble has been with Liberty Tire since 2001 and previously served as Liberty Tire’s chief operating officer, overseeing day-to-day operations for 28 manufacturing sites in eight regions throughout the U.S. and Canada. In his new role as CEO, Womble will lead the company’s next phase of growth.  

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Tenn. OKs $28M grant for Nokian plant


NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee state officials have approved a $28.4 million state infrastructure grant to support the construction of Nokian Tyre P.L.C.’s $360 million tire factory planned for Dayton, Tenn.

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Bridgestone names OTR products president


NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Bridgestone Americas promoted 15-year company veteran Bridget Neal to president of off-the-road (OTR) products, succeeding Taylor Cole, who recently was named president of Firestone Building Products L.L.C.

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Continental Stock Feels The Burn On Rubber Price Inflation


Continental AG  (CTTAY) shares fell Thursday after the first-half performance of its ContiTech division and stagnating margins in its automotive business left investors disappointed.

The world’s second largest maker of car parts reported sales of €22.2 billion ($25.4 billion) for the six months to June 30, up 10% on the same period one year ago, before raising its full-year revenue forecast by just more than 1% to €44 billion.

However, the bottom line and group margin contracted slightly after the company was hit by higher raw materials prices in its tires division, the largest unit of the group. 

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