Marangoni to explore using graphene to improve tread rubber technology
ROVERTO, Italy — Retread industry supplier Marangoni S.p.A. has agreed to collaborate with fellow Italian firm Directa Plus S.p.A. on developing a range of graphene-based rubber compounds for truck and bus tread rubber.
TIA names 2018 Michelin Scholarship Award winners
BOWIE, Md. — The Tire Industry Association and Michelin North America Inc. have selected three women, daughters of employees of TIA member companies, as winners of the 2018 Michelin/TIA Scholarship Awards.
Americas Rallycross to replace troubled Global Rallycross
LONDON — The organizer of the World Rallycross Championship is launching a second series, Americas Rallycross Championship, which will replace the troubled Global Rallycross series.
Pirelli to revamp organizational structure
MILAN — Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has disclosed plans to establish a new organizational set-up to support its integrated business model that will encompass technology and quality, general management and cyber and innovation functions.
Kumho hires Denlein as executive sales, marketing VP
ATLANTA, Ga. — Kumho Tire USA Inc. has hired tire industry veteran Shawn Denlein to be its executive vice president of sales and marketing.
GfK: LT tires led 'sluggish' 2017 U.S. replacement market
NEW YORK — Despite a unit sales decline of 3.1 percent last year, light truck tires led a sluggish U.S. consumer tire market in 2017 vs. 2016, according to the latest data issued by analytics firm GfK Group.
Camso to help commercialize RFID system for solid tires
NORCROSS, Ga. – Industrial tire and track maker Camso Ltd. and FineLine Technologies Inc., a developer of radio frequency identification systems, have agreed to cooperate in commercializing an RFID solution for solid tires.
Federal-Mogul broadening Champion brand to filters, batteries, wipers, etc.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich.— Federal-Mogul Motorparts is broadening its Champion brand — known for 110-plus years almost exclusively for spark plugs — into filters, batteries, wipers and lighting.
A dozen tire suppliers among WasteExpo 2018 exhibitors
LAS VEGAS — A dozen tire makers/distributors and a handful of tire service sector suppliers are among the hundreds of exhibitors on tap at WasteExpo 2018, set for April 23-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
STTC adding aluminum-wheel cleaning system business
BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Service Tire Truck Centers Owner Walt Dealtry has established a separate business in Bethlehem to promote a process for cleaning aluminum wheels that is said to be both environmentally friendly and price competitive.
Michelin develops high-performance textile-rubber adhesive
CLERMONT-FERRAND, France — Group Michelin will be leaving a decades-old industry standard behind later this year with the launch of some new lines of tires.
Maxxis sponsoring tire-design innovation competition
SUWANEE, Ga. — Maxxis International–USA, in a move to encourage qualified college students to consider the tire industry as a possible career, is sponsoring a tire design competition under the auspices of a broader innovation...
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