Nominations open for TTI awards

The process for selecting the winners of the 2020 Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence has started with the call for nominations. It is the world’s biggest celebration of endeavour in the field of tyre development and...

Europe Googles Michelin most, report

As per the latest list of price comparison site Rezulteo, Michelin is the most searched tyre brand on Google in Europe. The website studied the popularity of tyre brands in Europe using Google search volume data for tyre manufacturers in each country from August 1,...

LANXESS uses AI in product development

LANXESS has launched a project aimed at expanding its range of prepolymers using artificial intelligence (AI). The goal is to offer customers tailor-made polyurethane systems with even shorter lead times, including for entirely new applications with different...

Malaysia cries labour shortage in glove industry

Owing to a severe labour shortage, Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association has cut its output target for this year by 3.6% to 188 billion pieces of gloves, reports Bloomberg. Though global demand for rubber gloves has been growing, producers are unable to...

New-gen car tyre from Falken Tyre

Japanese tyremaker Falken Tyre India has launched its new-generation standard series tyres – SINCERA SN832i – for cars in India. These tyres are designed and developed for small and midsize hatchbacks, sedans, MUVs and Compact SUVs, and are available in 27 different...