Continental Corp. veteran Andreas Gerstenberger has taken over as head of ContiTech A.G.’s global Industrial Fluid Systems business unit, as well as its Industry Hose segment. Gerstenberger, who most recently was in charge of the European trading companies under the ContiTrade division, will be based at ContiTech’s North American headquarters in Fairlawn, Ohio, and will
Continental AG will be closing its ContiTech plant in Bowmanville, Ontario, in 2016 after 100 years as a former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plant, local media reports. ContiTech acquired the plant last year when it purchased Veyance Technologies Inc., which produced conveyor belts for Goodyear. The ContiTech plant continues to produce conveyor belts for
Honda Manufacturing Canada awarded ContiTech’s air conditioning hose segment the Value Award at its annual North American supplier conference. This is the second year in a row the product has won the award. “We are extremely pleased to accept this award for the second year,” said Dave Rudyk, business development manager for ContiTech’s mobile fluid
Continental AG’s U.S. ContiTech unit has launched a new marketing campaign – called Ability – to support its services and product lines for North America. The new campaign will encompass ContiTech’s marketing communication efforts, including trade advertising and promotional materials. “ContiTech’s acquisition of Veyance Technologies gave us a unique opportunity to give our customers ‘more’,”
Continental AG’s ContiTech division unveiled a new agriculture tire and track during the recent 2015 Farm Progress show. New products include a V-ply General Tire branded ad tire, and the Trackman Rowtech track. ContiTech’s new General V-ply agriculture tire offers low rolling resistance, high tread cut resistance, excellent traction and high mileage, the company said.
ContiTech unveiled its new-look North American headquarters yesterday, with ContiTech NAFTA CEO Jim Hill pledging that the new organization would focus on its customers by bringing a wider range of new products to them. “We will continue to provide the same top-quality products and services to our existing customers and now, as a member of
ContiTech has entered into an agreement to sell Veyance Technologies’ North American air springs business to Charlotte-based EnPro Industries Inc. The air springs business will be managed as part of EnPro’s Stemco division. The divestiture had been required by anti-trust authorities in the U.S., Mexico and Brazil as part of ContiTech’s acquisition of Veyance Technologies
ContiTech AG’s executive board appointed Charles Seymour, vice president and general manager for Veyance North America, to the position of executive vice president of ContiTech NAFTA, starting immediately. Seymour joined Veyance Technologies Inc. as vice president and general manager of the North American region in March 2010. A native of northeast Ohio, Seymour was born