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Bandvulc acquisition progresses full steam ahead

Bandvulc acquisition progresses full steam ahead

Just over six months after the acquisition of the UK-based retread expert by German tire giant Continental, the two give an update on the integration of the businesses and an insight into future plans

Tire Technology Expo breaks records once again!

Tire Technology Expo breaks records once again!

The 2017 event, held for the second time at the Deutsche Messe in Hannover in February, was the biggest yet, with 280 exhibiting companies, more than 600 conference and course attendees, and a three-day visitor and delegate total that nudged the 5,000 level for the second year running

Giti Tire and Dörr Motorsport have teamed-up to compete in the ADAC 24-hour race at the Nürburgring

Ring of truth

Giti Tire and Dörr Motorsport have teamed-up to compete in the ADAC 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, following the German outfit’s exit from the VLN Endurance Championship in 2014

Giti launches three new lines

Giti launches three new lines

The ambitious two-year development program for the new ranges was led by experts at the company’s European technical center in Hannover, Germany

Avon develops bespoke Cobra

Avon develops bespoke Cobra

Avon Tyres reveals details of the development for the new Cobra rubber, designed specifically for the Triumph Bonneville Bobber motorcycle

Interview: Hans Eichenwald, Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison’s product and business development manager for the tire business, assesses the current challenges with tire labeling in order to ensure tracking and traceability in tire manufacturing

New service business

Goodyear has introduced its new business arm, Goodyear Proactive Solutions, which helps commercial fleets disseminate intelligent tire data for improved operational efficiency

Improved rubber extrusion

A study of the influence of different extrusion screw surface coatings – CrN applied using PVD technology and nitridation – on the rubber extrusion process

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