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Jason adds to hose program's support team
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MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Jason Industrial Inc. said it is having success thus far with the hydraulic hose program it introduced in mid-2017, especially because it has beefed up its technical...
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MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Jason Industrial said it is having success thus far with the hydraulic hose program it introduced in mid-2017, especially because it has beefed up its technical support team. MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Jason Industrial said it is having success thus far with the hydraulic hose program it introduced in mid-2017, especially because it has beefed up its technical support team. $MARCO ISLAND, Fla.—Jason Industrial said it is having success thus far with the hydraulic hose program it introduced in mid-2017, especially because it has beefed up its technical support team.
Self-driving bill critics oppose maneuver to clear Senate
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WASHINGTON—Safety and consumer advocates are urging senators to reject a parliamentary maneuver to secure passage for stalled legislation governing self-driving cars by attaching it to a...
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WASHINGTON—Safety and consumer advocates are urging senators to reject a parliamentary maneuver to secure passage for stalled legislation governing self-driving cars by attaching it to a must-pass reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration. WASHINGTON—Safety and consumer advocates are urging senators to reject a parliamentary maneuver to secure passage for stalled legislation governing self-driving cars by attaching it to a must-pass reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration. $WASHINGTON—Safety and consumer advocates are urging senators to reject a parliamentary maneuver to secure passage for stalled legislation governing self-driving cars by attaching it to a must-pass reauthorization for the Federal Aviation Administration.
HS continues growth in North America
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DETROIT—Hwaseung R&A Co. Ltd. has come a long way since it first established operations in North America.The firm said it's doubled its automotive revenue since 2013, thanks largely to...
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DETROIT—Hwaseung R&A has come a long way since it first established operations in North America. DETROIT—Hwaseung R&A has come a long way since it first established operations in North America. $DETROIT—Hwaseung R&A has come a long way since it first established operations in North America.
SUVs, CUVs may be curtailing growth of OE V-, Z-rated tires
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AKRON—The share of the U.S. original equipment and replacement tire markets held by high-performance tires—defined as H-rated and higher—has risen for eight straight years,...
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AKRON—The share of the U.S. original equipment and replacement tire markets held by high-performance tires has risen for eight straight years, according to U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association data, but growth for two classifications seems to be stalled. AKRON—The share of the U.S. original equipment and replacement tire markets held by high-performance tires has risen for eight straight years, according to U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association data, but growth for two classifications seems to be stalled. $AKRON—The share of the U.S. original equipment and replacement tire markets held by high-performance tires has risen for eight straight years, according to U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association data, but growth for two classifications seems to be stalled.
Tires, rubber products, polymers hit heavily in new Trump China tariffs
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WASHINGTON—Nearly all tires imported from China, as well as a long list of rubber products, polymers and other raw materials important to the rubber industry, are subject to a 10 percent...
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WASHINGTON—Nearly all tires imported from China, as well as a long list of rubber products, polymers and other raw materials important to the rubber industry, are subject to a 10 percent tariff proposed by the Trump administration. WASHINGTON—Nearly all tires imported from China, as well as a long list of rubber products, polymers and other raw materials important to the rubber industry, are subject to a 10 percent tariff proposed by the Trump administration. $WASHINGTON—Nearly all tires imported from China, as well as a long list of rubber products, polymers and other raw materials important to the rubber industry, are subject to a 10 percent tariff proposed by the Trump administration.
Michelin to acquire Camso in $1.45 billion deal
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CLERMONT-FERRAND, France—Michelin has struck a deal to buy Camso Group, the Magog, Quebec-based off-road tire and rubber track producer, and plans to combine the business with its own OTR...
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CLERMONT-FERRAND, France—Michelin has struck a deal to buy Camso, the Magog, Quebec-based off-road tire and rubber track producer, and plans to combine the business with its own OTR tire activities into a new division to be based in Quebec. CLERMONT-FERRAND, France—Michelin has struck a deal to buy Camso, the Magog, Quebec-based off-road tire and rubber track producer, and plans to combine the business with its own OTR tire activities into a new division to be based in Quebec. $CLERMONT-FERRAND, France—Michelin has struck a deal to buy Camso, the Magog, Quebec-based off-road tire and rubber track producer, and plans to combine the business with its own OTR tire activities into a new division to be based in Quebec.
Wacky World of Rubber: Hollywood gives tires no respect!
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"First Reformed" is the most critically praised movie of the summer. In one of its most striking scenes, stars Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried, playing radical environmentalists, have an out-of-...
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When it comes to Hollywood, tires deserve something more. They deserve to be movie heroes in their own right. When it comes to Hollywood, tires deserve something more. They deserve to be movie heroes in their own right. $When it comes to Hollywood, tires deserve something more. They deserve to be movie heroes in their own right.
BASF studying $10 billion project in China
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BERLIN—Chemical giant BASF S.E. has signed a memorandum of understanding to build its third largest chemicals complex, in the Chinese southern province of Guangdong. The MoU, signed in the...
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BERLIN—Chemical giant BASF has signed a memorandum of understanding to build its third largest chemicals complex, in the Chinese southern province of Guangdong. BERLIN—Chemical giant BASF has signed a memorandum of understanding to build its third largest chemicals complex, in the Chinese southern province of Guangdong. $BERLIN—Chemical giant BASF has signed a memorandum of understanding to build its third largest chemicals complex, in the Chinese southern province of Guangdong.
Commerce levies countervailing duties on rubber bands from China
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WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Commerce has levied stiff preliminary countervailing duties against imports of rubber bands from China, but found that subsidies on rubber bands from...
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WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Commerce has levied stiff preliminary countervailing duties against imports of rubber bands from China, but found that subsidies on rubber bands from Thailand were too low to be actionable. WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Commerce has levied stiff preliminary countervailing duties against imports of rubber bands from China, but found that subsidies on rubber bands from Thailand were too low to be actionable. $WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Commerce has levied stiff preliminary countervailing duties against imports of rubber bands from China, but found that subsidies on rubber bands from Thailand were too low to be actionable.
Mexico's president-elect leans into NAFTA
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Supporters and detractors alike gave Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador a variety of labels during his campaign, including nationalist, populist, protectionist, the Mexican Trump...
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Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has wasted no time in showing his more pragmatic side by reaching out to his enemies in the business community, even as the North American Free Trade Agreement appears to be hanging by a thread. Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has wasted no time in showing his more pragmatic side by reaching out to his enemies in the business community, even as the North American Free Trade Agreement appears to be hanging by a thread. $Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has wasted no time in showing his more pragmatic side by reaching out to his enemies in the business community, even as the North American Free Trade Agreement appears to be hanging by a thread.
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Published on September 10, 2014

ITEC 2014 Paper 44: Green Technology and Environmental Sustainability--Tire Industry

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Today the world is demanding ‘Green’ machines, refrigerators, air conditioners, automobiles with ever increasing efficiencies so how do rubber products specially the tyre & automobile rubber components affects this picture and where can this ‘Green’ demand lead the tyre, auto rubber components?  The global automobile and tyre industry are preparing themselves to address the above questions through systematic implementation of Green Technology in their respective industry.  The Green Technology and Environmental Sustainability in Tyre Industry will be addressed through: 1) A new “Ecosystem” of collaborative partnership among Regulatory innovation frontier (Government), Business innovation frontier (cross industry value chain) and Technical innovation frontier (Auto industry). 2)  Design for Environment (DFE) : New concept development, selection of low impact materials, reduction of material, optimisation of production techniques, efficient distribution system, reduction of environmental impact in the user stage, optimisation of initial life time, optimisation of end of life system. 3) Cleaner production through continuous application integrated preventive environmental strategy applied to process, product & services to increase overall efficiency, reduce risks to human and the environment. 4) Resource optimisation through 4R Strategy (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Renewable) material and energy balances including material and energy balance.  Presented by Rabindra Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D., Director & CE, Hasetri.

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