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CITExpo 2017 opens in Shanghai

CITExpo 2017 opens in Shanghai

Monday 21st August 2017 | 0 Comments

The 15th edition of the China International Tire Expo has opened at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. Exhibitors at the show comprise a mix of growing tyre manufacturers from the Chinese market, international trading companies, wheel suppliers and others, while. In addition to Chinese industry players, Europe is represented by UK distributor Oak Tyres’ Davanti tyre brand, FM Tyres from the Netherlands, and Italian distributor Franco Gomme, while Singapore’s Stamford Tyres and Taiwan’s Nankang add to the international exhibitor base. The internationalism of the show is also reflected in the visitors arriving today from five continents.

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UTH exhibiting fine-mesh straining equipment at RubberTech China 2017

Friday 11th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Fulda, Germany-based UTH GmbH is set to exhibit its extended range of products, covering both roll-ex fine-mesh straining systems and roll-ex gear pump technology at RubberTech China 2017. RubberTech China is set to run from 20 to 22 September New International Exhibition Centre in Shanghai.

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Anti-dumping – EC to investigate Chinese tyre imports to Europe

Anti-dumping – EC to investigate Chinese tyre imports to Europe

Friday 11th August 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has issued notice that it will initiate an anti-dumping proceeding focusing on imports of truck and bus tyres originating in the People's Republic of China. The Commission is taking this course of action as a result of a complaint received on 30 June by the “coalition against unfair tyres imports,” a group representing the interests of manufacturers who account for more than 45 per cent of all new and retreaded truck and bus tyre production in the European Union.

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It’s “high time” for anti-dumping duties, says JK Tyre & Industries’ Singhania

It’s “high time” for anti-dumping duties, says JK Tyre & Industries’ Singhania

Thursday 10th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Days after India’s Directorate General of Anti-Dumping published its final findings into truck and bus tyres imported from China and recommended the introduction of anti-dumping duties for certain products, the chairman and managing director of the country’s largest domestic producer of truck and bus radials supported the measure with comments of his own. During his speech at JK Tyre & Industries Ltd’s annual general meeting on 4 August, Dr Raghupati Singhania declared it is “high time” India’s government undertook such a step.

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Safe-Run hails ‘significant progress’ in VMI dispute

Thursday 10th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Safe-Run has announced that it has made “significant progress” in the patent invalidation and patent litigation process against VMI Holland B.V. Safe-Run explained that the Patent Reexamination Board of State Intellectual Property Office declared that the VMI’s invention patent “Assembly for and Method of Making a Tyre Component” is “entirely invalid”. According to the company, the patent declared invalid is deemed to have “not existed from the very beginning”. In addition, the court has dismissed VMI's litigation action against Safe-Run for this patent infringement. For its part, VMI stated that it made progress in the same series of cases and that it would appeal a number of adverse verdicts.

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China’s civil aviation authority approves Sentury aircraft tyres

China’s civil aviation authority approves Sentury aircraft tyres

Thursday 10th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Qingdao Sentury Tire reports that its aviation tyres have gained MDA (Modification Design Approval) certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) following take-off and landing tests conducted using a Boeing 737 at Yantai Laishan Airport in Shandong Province late last year. This MDA certification, the first given to a privately-owned tyre manufacturer in China, approves Sentury aviation tyres for sale and use within the country.

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India considering anti-dumping duties for Chinese truck tyres

Wednesday 9th August 2017 | 0 Comments

The body within India’s Department of Commerce established to investigate unfair trade practices has recommended the introduction of anti-dumping duties on certain tyres imported from China. In the recently published findings of its report into truck and bus tyres with rim diameters above 16-inches that originate in or are exported from the People’s Republic, the Directorate General of Anti-Dumping (DGAD) states it is “of the view that imposition of definitive anti-dumping duty is necessary to offset dumping and injury.”

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Major VMI patents upheld in China

Wednesday 2nd August 2017 | 0 Comments

China’s Patent Re-examination Board has upheld important patents relating to tyre building technology developed by VMI. Commenting on the board’s decision, VMI Group chief executive officer Harm Voortman said “this decision further strengthens our position in the legal dispute with Safe-Run and reaffirms our confidence in the Chinese legal system.”

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Triangle holds “2017 Global Summit”

Triangle holds “2017 Global Summit”

Thursday 27th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Triangle Tyre held its “2017 Global Summit” in the coastal city of Rongcheng – China, not far from the firm’s headquarters in Weihai between 27 and 29 June. The Global Summit’s aim was to foster and strengthen relationships with worldwide business partners, share the next stages of the companies’ evolution and in particular the targeted acceleration of the company’s presence in the global market.

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ZC Rubber installs artificial intelligence system

Thursday 27th July 2017 | 0 Comments

ZC Rubber has installed a smart factory project based on the ET industrial brain artificial-intelligence (AI) service system for manufacturing launched by Alibaba Cloud. The goal is to “greatly improve the production in the factories”, according to the company. The cooperation between ZC Rubber and Alibaba Cloud reportedly started at the end of 2016.

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Kumho Tire proposal ‘tentatively’ accepted

Wednesday 26th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Although it’s probably too early for champagne corks to pop, progress has been made in the Kumho Tire shareholding negotiations. Yonhap News Agency writes that the tyre maker’s creditors have “tentatively agreed to accept original proposals” made by Kumho Asiana, adding that this may pave the way for creditors to complete the sale of the 42.01 per cent shareholding to Qingdao Doublestar Tire.

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Tire+ partnering with CRIA for inaugural 2017 event

Tire+ partnering with CRIA for inaugural 2017 event

Wednesday 26th July 2017 | 0 Comments

From 20 to 22 September 2017 China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA) and China United Rubber Corporation (CURC) will jointly host the new Tire+ tyre trade show at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. The Tire+ expo will be held alongside the 17th China RubberTech. According to the organisers the new show features six particular highlights, but first – before take a closer look at those – here’s a little background.

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A dozen of the biggest Chinese tyre manufacturers exhibiting at Tire+

A dozen of the biggest Chinese tyre manufacturers exhibiting at Tire+

Wednesday 26th July 2017 | 0 Comments

In order to give an impression of the kind of clientele Tire+ is attracting, it worth looking a little closer at the show’s exhibitor list. With this in mind here are 12 of the biggest tyre manufacturers exhibiting at the events inaugural show:

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Hixih Group investing in car, truck tyre capacity

Hixih Group investing in car, truck tyre capacity

Wednesday 26th July 2017 | 0 Comments

This year, the Hixih Rubber Industry Group is investing nearly RMB 6 billion (£682.3 million) in its two subsidiaries, Shenzhou Tire and Tongli Tire. Two separate projects will see the creation of a new car tyre facility and a doubling of capacity for all-steel truck radials.

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ZC Rubber supplies OE tyres to Linde (China)

Wednesday 19th July 2017 | 0 Comments

ZC Rubber has established an OE supply relationship with Linde (China) Forklift Truck Corp., Ltd. supplying “premium OTR tyres for the forklifts in Linde”. Linde (China), established in 1993, is the Asian R&D, manufacturing, sales and service base of Linde Material Handling, which is one of the world's leading manufacturers of industrial forklift trucks, headquartered in Aschaffenburg, Germany.

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