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ContiTech Connects Under Continental Brand

ContiTech announced it will officially transition to the worldwide brand name Continental. The company says this rebrand allows Continental to make products more visible and increase market awareness. The only change customers will see first-hand is the transition of labeling on products and informative materials. Continental offers a product portfolio of motion and suspension systems

Continental’s Tires, ContiTech Business to Separate

Continental is separating its Rubber Technologies group into two independent group sectors, Tires and ContiTech, by January 1, 2022, Continental said.

Continental Promoting Contitech Transformation, New CEO Named

Continental’s supervisory board appointed Philip Nelles to its executive board as the successor to Hans-Jürgen Duensing.

ContiTech To Expand R&D Presence in Indiana

Continental will invest more than $4 million to grow its ContiTech Vibration Control business unit in DeKalb County and will renovate and equip a facility in Auburn, Indiana.

Arnott Introduces Premium Eibach Struts for 2013-2019 Mercedes-Benz GL/GLS-Class

Arnott has introduced new premium air suspension struts for the front right and left sides of the 2013-2019 Mercedes-Benz GL/GLS-Class (W166) with AirmaticC and without ADS.

Continental Plant in Mexico Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

Built in 1999, Planta Contitech Chihuahua manufactures power transmission belts for a wide range of applications including the agricultural, construction and white line (home appliances) industries, as well as the automotive aftermarket.

ContiTech Hose Plant Celebrates 40 Years

Continental’s North American automotive hose plant located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, is celebrating 40 years in operation.

ContiTech, USW Agree to Five-Year Contract  

The United Steelworkers union and ContiTech, U.S.A. have ratified a new five-year contract that covers 1,100 employees in four ContiTech plants in the United States.

Conti Announces Elite RPM Club Grand Prize Winner

Continental names Todd Lemmens, owner of TML Auto in Appleton, Wis., its Elite RPM Grand Prize Winner for 2016.

Conti Kicks Off ‘Show Us Your Gear’ Promo

Continental has introduced a new promotion for Elite RPM Club members that enables them to earn 250 extra points in their accounts. The “Show Us Your Gear” promotion encourages members to post a photo of themselves on the RPM Facebook page wearing or holding Continental Elite RPM gear. “Members who participate in this promotion will receive

Conti Appoints New Head of OE Truck Tires

Continental AG has a new head of its original equipment division for truck tires worldwide—Klaus Kreipe. As vice president Kreipe, who was appointed to his new role at the start of May, manages the division from Hanover-Stöcken. Kreipe has been working for Continental for 15 years. A mechanical engineering major from the Technical University of

ContiTech Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Veyance Merger

ContiTech is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its acquisition of Veyance Technologies Inc. In Jan. 2015, Continental acquired Ohio-based Veyance Technologies Inc., allowing the companies to combine their knowledge and personnel, Conti said. “It has been an exciting first year filled with many of the elements inherent in a merger,” said Jim Hill, ContiTech NAFTA