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Ranking of Largest North American Retreaders, based on 2013 rubber used (Excel)
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Ranking of Largest North American Retreaders based on rubber used during last full year - 2013. For Top 50 Medium & Heavy Truck Tire Retreaders, Top 15 Off-Road Tire Retreaders and Top 5...
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03-31-2014 Lists and Rankings PDF 70 $150
Capital Spending Trends - 2013
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Tire companies ranked by the top 20 based on Capital spending trends for 2013. The ranking also takes a look as the percentage of change for 2012 versus 2013. ...
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09-08-2014 Statistics Excel 20 $75
Corporate Financial Results - 2013
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Tire companies ranked by the top 20 based on total revenue and % change over prior year for sales, operating earnings and net earnings, as well as reporting  operating and net earnings as a ...
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09-08-2014 Statistics Excel 20 $75
R&D Spending Trends - 2013
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Tire companies ranked by the top 20 based on R&D (research and development) spending trends for 2013. The ranking also takes a look as the percentage of change for 2012 versus 2013. ...
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09-08-2014 Statistics Excel 20 $75
2013 Global TIre Plant Listings
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Listing of all pneumatic tire plants worldwide, with year opened; DOT code(s) assigned; number of employees; type(s) of tires produced; plant capacity, etc. Plants are listed alphabetically by...
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09-02-2013 Lists and Rankings Excel 590 $400
China's Impact on N. American Tire Market - List and Statistics
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Two data resources from the April 2014 Special Report: China's Impact on the North American Tire Market.Listing: Chinese Tire Industry’s Presence in N. AmericaStatistics: Chinese Passenger,...
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04-28-2014 Special Reports PDF 2 $75
Ranking of Largest North American Retreaders, based on 2013 rubber used
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Each ranking lists: 2014 rank, company headquarters, pounds/year, % change, units/day, # of plants, days/week, shifts, curing processes, 2013 rank for Top 50 Medium & Heavy Truck Tire...
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03-31-2014 Lists and Rankings PDF 70 $75
Tire Imports-Exports- 2013
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Summary of calendar year 2013 U.S. tire imports and exports -- passenger, light truck and medium/heavy truck -- with comparison to 2012 data ...
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05-30-2014 Statistics Excel 57 $200
North American Rubber Company - Sales per Employee - 2013
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Fiscal 2013 sales/employee listing for North America's leading rubber companies. (Published June, 2014) ...
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06-30-2014 Statistics Excel 20 $125
North American Rubber Company Earnings - 2013
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From the Annual Rubber Rankings, this list details top North American rubber product manufacturers in alphabetical order with 2013 corporate sales, operating earnings, net earnings and noting...
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06-30-2014 Statistics Excel 22 $150
U.S. DOT Global Tire Plant Codes List - 2014
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Listing of the 950+ U.S. Department of Transportation ID codes for new tire plants worldwide, updated to reflect current ownership status and sorted alpha-numerically by code; alphabetically by...
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02-28-2014 Lists and Rankings Excel 950 $350
Global Tire Company Rankings - 2013
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Ranking of the Top 75 Global Tire Companies based on 2012 sales.Each ranking lists: company headquarters, 2013 and 2012 ranking, 2012 total tire sales (including subsidiaries) and % of total...
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02-17-2014 Lists and Rankings PDF 1 $100
World Top 50: Non-Tire Rubber Products - 2013
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From the Annual Rubber Rankings, this report lists the world's Top 50 Non-Tire Rubber Producers ranked by 2013 non-tire rubber sales. ...
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06-30-2014 Lists and Rankings Excel 50 $250
North American Rubber Company Operating Ratios - 2013
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From the Annual Rubber Rankings, this report lists top North American Rubber Manufacturers in alphabetical order and includes information on Corporate Sales, Capital Expenditures and R&D...
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06-30-2014 Statistics Excel 21 $150
Market Data Book, 2014: Tire Market Statistics and Rankings booklet
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This .pdf booklet includes exclusive Tire Business statistics and listings published in the Feb. 17, 2014 Market Data Book issue including: U.S. replacement market brand shares, N. American market ...
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02-17-2014 Lists and Rankings, Statistics PDF 22 $400
North American Rubber Sales Leaders - 2011
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From the Annual Rubber Rankings Report, this list ranks the top 50 North American Rubber Product Makers by corporate sales for the parent company. ...
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07-09-2012 Technical Papers, Lists and Rankings Excel 300 $150
North American Rubber Company Earnings - 2011
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From the Annual Rubber Rankings, this list details top North American rubber product manufacturers in alphabetical order with corporate sales, noting rubber as a % of sales. ...
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07-09-2012 Lists and Rankings Excel 22 $150
World Top 50: Non-Tire Rubber Products - 2011
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From the Annual Rubber Rankings, this report lists the world's Top 50 Non-Tire Rubber Producers ranked by 2011 non-tire rubber sales. ...
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07-09-2012 Technical Papers, Lists and Rankings Excel 50 $250
North American Rubber Company Operating Ratios - 2011
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From the Annual Rubber Rankings, this report lists top North American Rubber Manufacturers in alphabetical order and includes information on Corporate Sales, Capital Expenditures and R&D...
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07-09-2012 Technical Papers, Lists and Rankings Excel 21 $150
Global Tire Capital Expenditures - 2012
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Fiscal 2011 capital spending by world's leading tire makers, including relevant ratios and prior year comparisons. (Published August 2012) ...
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08-27-2012 Lists and Rankings, Statistics Excel 20 $125
Global Tire R&D Spending - 2012
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Fiscal 2011 research & development spending by world's leading tire makers, including relevant ratios and prior year comparisons. (Published August 2012) ...
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08-27-2012 Lists and Rankings, Statistics Excel 20 $125
Tire inflation pressure and fuel consumption
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By Larry R. Evans, TRC Inc. This Technical Paper will show how using air to increase the fuel efficiency of a vehicle is a viable and worthwhile endeavor for the American motorist.In the quest to...
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04-08-2013 Technical Papers PDF 1 $10
Global Tire Report - Top 75 - 2012
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Ranking of the 75 largest tire manufacturers worldwide, based on fiscal 2011 sales. Includes sales data for 2008-2011. (Published August 2012) ...
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08-27-2012 Lists and Rankings, Statistics Excel 75 $300
Global Tire Plant Listings - 2012
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Listing of all pneumatic tire plants worldwide, with year opened; DOT code(s) assigned; number of employees; type(s) of tires produced; plant capacity, etc. Plants are listed alphabetically by...
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08-27-2012 Lists and Rankings, Statistics Excel 574 $400
Global Tire Earnings - 2012
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Fiscal 2011 operating and net earnings by world's leading tire makers, including relevant ratios and prior year comparisons. (Published August 2012) ...
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08-27-2012 Lists and Rankings, Statistics Excel 20 $125
DOT Codes - Tire Plants
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Listing of the 950+ U.S. Department of Transportation ID codes for new tire plants worldwide, updated to reflect current ownership status and sorted alpha-numerically by code; alphabetically by...
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03-22-2013 Lists and Rankings, Statistics Excel 950 $350
Imports-Exports- 2012
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Summary of calendar year 2012 U.S. tire imports and exports -- passenger, light truck and medium/heavy truck -- with comparison to 2011 data ...
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03-22-2013 Lists and Rankings, Statistics Excel 57 $200
Global Tire Company - Sales per Employee - 2012
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Fiscal 2011 sales/employee listing for the world's leading tire makers. (Published August 2012) ...
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08-27-2012 Lists and Rankings, Statistics Excel 20 $125
Detecting and measuring hot blisters in tires
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Dennis Reynolds, Starrett-Bytewise Division of L.S. Starrett Co.A hot blister is a bulge in the surface of a cured tire caused by entrapped gasses or steam. Such blisters can be observed in the...
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03-28-2013 Technical Papers PDF 1 $10
Polymer-filler interaction in silicone elastomers
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By Mary A. Krenceski, Anthony E. Sullivan and Frances J.R. Lasowski, Momentive Performance MaterialsSilicone elastomer use in medical devices continues to expand with more complex shapes and...
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03-11-2013 Technical Papers PDF 1 $10
Optimizing mix quality and productivity
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By Bryan A. Crawford, Nanomechanics Inc., Harold J. Herzlich, Herzlich Consulting Inc., and Erik G. Herbert, University of Tennessee. In 1916 Fernley H. Banbury patented the first "Banbury"...
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02-25-2013 Technical Papers PDF 1 $150
Using bio-based plasticizers, alternative rubber
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William Blythe and Debra E. Seguin, William Blythe Inc. This study shows that use of bio-based materials provides a promising alternative to standard oil and rubber matrices, as supported by...
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09-17-2012 Technical Papers PDF 1 $10
Using predispersed fibers to improve OTR tires
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By Steven Monthey, Rhein Chemie Corp. This paper will present data on both cellulose and aramid predispersed fibers showing their advantages when added to OTR tread or sidewall compounds....
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09-17-2012 Technical Papers PDF 1 $10
Webinar: Making Social Media Work for Your Business
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Here's what you'll learn in this informative webinar: How to create a Facebook page How to link Facebook and Twitter pages How to add "favorites" to better organize the companies you...
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05-02-2012 Technical Papers 1 Free
2011 Largest Independent Retailers - Ordered Alphabetically
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This is a ranking of the top 100 largest independent retailers and is listed alphabetically. The rankings are based on stores as of September 2011....
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10-24-2011 Statistics Excel 111 $150
2011 Top Dealers Ranked by Company-Owned Outlets
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This ranking is a listing of the top dealerships ranked by company-owned outlets. Information includes rank, company name, number of outlets and change versus 2010....
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10-24-2011 Statistics Excel 138 $150
2011 Top Dealerships Ranked by Total Retail Outlets
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This ranking is an excel document of the Top Dealerships as ranked by total retail outlets in 2011. Some companies include Discount Tire Co., Les Schwab and more. Some data fields include the...
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10-24-2011 Statistics Excel 110 $125
Performance of Low Temperature Curing EPDM Extruded Profiles for Weatherstrip Applications
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This paper aims to demonstrate the feasibility and benefits of using rubber compounds that can be cured at lower temperatures than are currently used for EPDM extruded profiles for automotive...
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09-07-2011 Technical Papers PDF 17 $10
Frequency Responses of Elastomer Blends: Implications for Energy Storage and Loss
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Quite often, elastomer composites are selected to have two or more polymer components with the intent to control energy storage or loss at different temperatures. However, the desired performance ...
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09-07-2011 Technical Papers PDF 18 $10
Light-Induced Gold Iridescence (Sunburn) of EPDM Weatherseals
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Automotive weatherseals are made from ethylene-propylene-diene terpolymer (EPDM). When exposed to sunlight, a subtle discoloration of the surface develops. Although the color does not affect the...
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09-07-2011 Technical Papers PDF 9 $10
Sales Per Employee Rankings
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This ranking includes the sales for companies such as Nokian Tyres, Toyo, Yokohama and other per employee. The ranking is TireBusiness' most current, published in 2011....
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08-29-2011 Statistics Excel 28 $100
2011 Global Tire Company Rankings
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The Global Tire Report is one of TireBusiness' most comprehensive looks at the sales of tire manufacturers in a global marketplace. Companies included in the report include: Cooper; MRF Ltd.; ...
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08-29-2011 Statistics Excel 102 $300
Global Tire Report- The world's tire production facilitiesóby region - 2011
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The world’s tire production facilities—by region. This list includes a regional breakdown of tire production facilities, year the facility opened and its DOT code, tire types produced,...
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08-29-2011 Lists and Rankings Excel 7 $300
2010 Corporate Financial Results
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This download ranks the top 19 companies based on sales. Data fields include percentage change in 2010 versus 2009, operating earnings, net earnings, and more. Some of the companies included in...
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08-29-2011 Statistics Excel 29 $150
Capital Spending Trends for 2010
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This download ranks the tire companies according to capital spending in 2010. The ranking also takes a look at the percentage of change in 2010 versus 2009. Some of the companies included in this ...
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08-29-2011 Statistics Excel 24 $125
2010 R&D Trends
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This is a ranking of the companies with the most capital spending for research and development in the tire industry for 2010. The ranking also takes a look as the percentage of change for 2010...
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08-29-2011 Statistics Excel 24 $125
Cost Effective Plasticizers in Hose Manufacturing
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New compounding approach is needed to make good hoses at lower prices. Use of cost effective plasticizers is an effective way of reducing cost. In this study, we have presented the effects of...
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08-24-2011 Technical Papers PDF 9 $10
Characterization of Micronized Rubber Powders with Cost Effective Performance Benefits in Rubber Compounds
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Micronized Rubber Powder (MRP) is classified as dry, powdered elastomeric compound in which a significant proportion of particles are less than 100 microns. It is used as a compound extender to...
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08-23-2011 Technical Papers PDF 6 $10
Failure Modes of Aramid Fibers and Knitted Reinforcements to Elastomeric Low Pressure Automotive Hoses
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Increasing fuel efficiency standards for automobiles has driven choices by automanufacturers to downsize and boost internal combustion engines by turbocharging or supercharging to optimise...
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08-23-2011 Technical Papers PDF 14 $10
Defining Pathways to test Hydraulic Hose and fittings
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Burst Test is defined by SAE, ISO or any other specification and in its majority, these standards request for new hoses with fittings attached. For instance, SAE J343 defines a time interval for...
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08-23-2011 Technical Papers PDF 8 $10