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Toyo Tire Converts CO2 into Key Tire Component

Toyo Tire developed a process to convert CO2 to butadiene, advancing sustainable tire materials.

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The New Ball Game of Tire Manufacturing Amid COVID-19 [Audio]

As manufacturers start to ramp up production, changes have been made in factories worldwide just to keep workers safe amid the coronavirus. So what’s that like? How have factories changed? In this episode of What’s Treading with Tire Review, we speak with Nokian Tyres, a rather new tire manufacturer on North American soil, to see

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The New Ball Game of Tire Manufacturing Amid COVID-19

We speak with Nokian Tyres, a rather new tire manufacturer on North American soil, to see how its ramping up tire production amid new safety benchmarks set due to COVID-19.

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Video: How Autonomous Vehicles Affect Tire Manufacturing

Tire Review’s David Sickels explains a few ways autonomous vehicles are affecting how tires are made, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Cimcorp Opens Office in Chennai, India

Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, will open a new office in Chennai, India, in June 2019, in response to the growing demand for automation in the Indian tire industry.

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Hankook Celebrates Opening of First U.S. Plant

Hankook Tire celebrates the opening of its first U.S. manufacturing plant, an example of advanced automation in tire production. The milestone opening is an important step to build on the company’s momentum and strengthen its presence in the North American marketplace.

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Hankook Rolls Out First Tire Made in U.S.

Hankook Tire America Corp. is expanding its passenger tire segment with the release of the Kinergy PT (H737) all-season tire. This is the first tire from the company to be made exclusively in the U.S. at its new plant in Clarksville, Tenn.

Michelin Suspending Operations in Starr

Michelin North America will suspend operations at its earthmover plant in Starr, S.C., at the end of 2015. The tiremaker chose to shutter plant operations due to market conditions, Michelin said. Roughly 100 employees will be affected by the closure. All of the employees were offered positions at Michelin’s other nearby factories, the tiremaker said.

Sumitomo’s Brazil Factory Meets Environmental, Safety Standards

The Sumitomo Rubber Group’s tire factory in Fazenda Rio Grande, Brazil has been awarded both the ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Standard and the OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Standard, Tyres & Accessories reported. With its most recent certification, Sumitomo has obtained ISO 14001 certification for 31 of its facilities. This is also the