Bridgestone developing driverless tyre noise tests

Bridgestone Corporation has announced that it, together with ZMP Inc., has launched a development project aimed at utilizing automated driving in tyre noise tests. This project entails outsourcing the development of an automated driving system that incorporates...

Toyo develops Mobility Aerodynamics technology

Toyo Tire has developed its own “Mobility Aerodynamics” (aerodynamic simulation) technology through the application of aerodynamic flow simulations. The technology will be effective in designing tyres that can further reduce fuel consumption and increase electric...

Rose Mill acquires PPS/Chempac

The US-based processor of industrial chemicals and minerals Rose Mill Company has acquired rubber pre-weigh additives processor PPS/Chempac of Lebanon. Rose Mill recently completed growth objectives include the addition of a semi-automatic filling and labelling line...

Yokohama develops World’s largest Floating Fender

The Yokohama Rubber Company has developed the world’s largest floating pneumatic rubber fender, with a diameter of six meters. The fender is designed to be used at offshore cargo transfer operations of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from LNG-FPSO (Floating Production,...

LANXESS can purify sea water up to 98%

Reverse osmosis is being used for the desalination and purification of water. But the technology now in use is limited to recovery levels of 75-85% of purity. Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has added a new module to its LewaPlus software suite of reverse osmosis...

Technology for Smallholder Survival

By Dr. Sivakumaran (Executive Director and R & D head, Greenyield Berhad, Malaysia): The only available option for rubber smallholders to survive and prosper in the coming days is to adopt established and viable technologies, and for the Government, to provide...