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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
Capital Spending Trends - 2011 to 2013
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Tire companies ranked by the top 20 based on Capital spending trends for 2011, 2012 and 2013. The ranking also takes a look as the percentage change year over year. ...
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09-08-2014 Lists and Rankings Excel 60 $200
Global TIre Company Rankings - 2014 - Top 75
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Ranking of the Top 75 Global Tire Companies based on 2013 sales in Excel worksheet format that you can download, access and print on your computer. ...
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09-08-2014 Lists and Rankings Excel 75 $125
2014 Global TIre Plant Listings
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Listing of all pneumatic tire plants worldwide. This list has been updated and can now be sorted on any of the provided data fields: Continent, Country, Company, Plant Location/City, Network,...
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09-08-2014 Lists and Rankings Excel 555 $400
2014 Global Tire Report booklet (PDF)
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This PDF booklet includes the Corporate Financial Results for 2013, R&D and Capital Spending Trends for 2013, Top 75 Ranking and Global Tire Plant Listing information as it was originally...
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09-08-2014 Special Reports PDF 640 $350
ITEC 2014 Tire Manufacturing: The complete set of papers or presentations
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Includes all 53 papers and/or power points that ITEC is able to make available. ...
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09-11-2014 Conference Papers PDF 53 $350
ITEC 2014 Paper 1: Rubber Mixing Equipment, Past, Present and Future
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It is important to understand the evolution of internal batch mixer construction to better grasp concepts of future of mixer design.  Current and future advanced compound developments...
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09-09-2014 Conference Papers PDF 1 $8
ITEC 2014 Paper 3: Modernizing Production Machinery to Gain Efficiency, Quality and Reduce Waste
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Clear trends in Western tire plants are a higher level of automation, less labor, and a reliable QA control. In addition, flexibility, safety and ergonomy are becoming increasingly important....
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09-09-2014 Conference Papers PDF 1 $8
ITEC 2014 Paper 19: Improving White Sidewall Performance Using Predispersed Titanium Dioxide
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Compounding white sidewall compounds is a difficult process. The difficulty comes not from the formulation or mixing procedure but from potential contamination. Since white sidewall compounds...
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09-09-2014 Conference Papers PDF 1 $8
ITEC 2014 Paper 2: Calendering Practice and Technology: Staying Current--Building In-house Expertise
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Knowledge of calendering machinery and technology within an organization is often dependent on the experience and know-how of key personnel.   In larger organizations, such knowledge...
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09-09-2014 Conference Papers PDF 1 $8
ITEC 2014 Paper 4: The Future Today--Gear Pump Extrusion Systems for Continuous Mixing
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This presentation will show recent developments for continuous final mixing in a single screw extruder gear pump combination.  Depending on the demands of the process different setups are...
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09-09-2014 Conference Papers PDF 1 $8
ITEC 2014 Paper 37: Retarding the Cure Kinetics of Next Generation Mercapto Silanes
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The tire industry is looking for ways to push the current generation of tires to the next level.  An area that has gotten a lot of attention lately is how to improve fuel economy of tires....
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09-09-2014 Conference Papers PDF 1 $8
ITEC 2014 Paper 39: Carbon Blacks for Improved Performance in Tires
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Government regulations are tightening around the world with the continuation of labeling programs and stricter requirements for improved fuel economy. To meet these needs, tire manufacturers are ...
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09-09-2014 Conference Papers PDF 1 $8
ITEC 2014 Paper 20: Practical Insights on State-of-the-Art Hunter & Shoeshine Pre-validation Fatigue Test Methods for Tire Reinforcement Materials
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Major improvements on steel or fibre cord & fabrics are required to answer the challenging improvements on tire rolling resistance, performance and manufacturing cost. Because of short time-...
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09-09-2014 Conference Papers PDF 1 $8
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
North American Rubber Sales Leaders - 2013
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From the Annual Rubber Rankings Report, this list ranks the top 50 North American Rubber Product Makers by 2013 corporate sales for the parent company. ...
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06-30-2014 Lists and Rankings Excel 50 $150
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
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
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 most...
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05-02-2012 Technical Papers Webinar 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