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New York Camso Plant Integrates into Michelin Network

The Plattsburgh, New York plant produces powersports and construction rubber track systems and employs more than 225 people.

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Michelin and Bridgestone Make Appeal for Carbon Black Recovery

In a joint appeal, Michelin and Bridgestone Tires say they believe there is the potential for an annual total market of up to 1 million tons of recovered carbon black by 2030. The appeal was made at the Smithers Recovered Carbon Black Conference in Berlin, which Enviro Smithers attended and where the company’s chairman, Alf

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Hankook Subsidiary First Korean Prototype Company on KOSDAQ

Model Solution, a subsidiary of Hankook & Company, became the first Korean prototype company to be listed on the KOSDAQ (the NASDAQ’s Korean Equivalent), Hankook says. The company passed the preliminary examination of KOSDAQ listing requirements in July, followed by submitting a registration statement and forecasting demands from investors, both general and institutional. Specifically, Model

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An Inside Look at the Goodyear-Cooper Integration Process

A little over a year ago, Goodyear acquired Cooper Tire for $2.5 billion, promising synergies among the two companies and streamlined services for dealers. So how are they doing that? What does it take to integrate two American powerhouse tiremakers? Like you, we had lots of questions about how the companies would sort out their

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Toyo Tires Announces Executive Changes in Manufacturing

Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. announced executive appointments at Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc. (TNA), effective as of July 1. Shinji Tanabe has been appointed chairman and CEO of TNA, which manufactures Toyo and Nitto branded passenger and light truck tires in White, Georgia. He will be responsible for the overall plant organization,

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Toyo Tire’s Graber: More Tires Coming for US Dealers, All-Weather is ‘Growth Segment’

When tire dealers tell you, “Keep doing what you’re doing, I just need more tires,” that’s a simple yet hard mandate to follow, especially in an environment where the supply chain is as predictable as the weather. Yet this is what Toyo Tires dealers told Michael Graber, president and CEO of Toyo Tire USA, when

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Graber: All-Weather, Last-Mile Are ‘Growing Segments’ for Toyo [Audio]

When tire dealers tell you, “Keep doing what you’re doing, I just need more tires,” that’s a simple yet hard mandate to follow, especially in an environment where the supply chain is as predictable as the weather. Yet this is what Toyo Tires dealers told Michael Graber, president and CEO of Toyo Tire USA, when

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Apollo Tyres Opens Digital Innovation Hub in UK

Apollo Tyres is launching a “Digital Innovation Hub” in London. As part of the company’s digital strategy to implement what it calls “Industry 4.0,” Apollo says the innovation hub will use artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to solve complex manufacturing problems, focused on improving the efficiency, quality and sustainability of its manufacturing practices. Apollo

Kenda Receives National Quality Award from Taiwanese Government

Kenda Tire received the “Best Practice Award” for manufacturing quality during the 26th National Quality Awards in Taiwan. Kenda says this award recognizes businesses that demonstrate high-quality management and is the only award for business quality issued by the Executive Council in Taiwan. According to Kenda, to be considered for the Taiwanese National Quality Award,

Bridgestone Consolidates Manufacturing Footprints in China

Bridgestone has been considering manufacturing footprint restructuring globally, including tire, diversified product and material manufacturing sites, over a mid-long term in order to rebuild the company’s earning power, the company said.

SRNA Has Arrived: Falken Touts 2020 Wins Despite Supply Issues

Sumitomo Rubber North America leadership demonstrated the strength of the company and its Falken brand, and addressed how it’s handling backorders at its dealer meeting Sept. 13 at the Viceroy Snowmass Hotel in Snowmass, Colorado.

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Nokian Hiring Production Operators at Increased Starting Wage

The company is hiring at a starting rate between $16 and $20 per hour at its production factory in Dayton, Tennessee.

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