Tag: Manufacturing machinery

Lukatec launches robotic buffer website

Friday 8th September 2017 | 0 Comments

With more than 100 machines in operation, Lukatec, felt the time was right to launch a new exclusive robotic buffer website. According to the company, the firm’s reputation as an innovation leader can be directly attributed to Lukatec’s development and launch in 2012 of a Dual Tire Robotic Buffer.

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VMI opens factory in Poland

VMI opens factory in Poland

Wednesday 6th September 2017 | 0 Comments

On 5 September VMI opened a new factor in Leszno, Poland. The location was officially opened by Lukasz Borowiak, mayor of Leszno and Alexander van der Lof, chairman of the executive board of TKH Group.

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Retreaders install new Vipal-developed buffer

Retreaders install new Vipal-developed buffer

Wednesday 16th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Brazilian retreaders União and Toro have installed a Vipal Rubber-developed casing buffing system. The VR01 Smart DUO, a dual position buffer, was installed at União Tire Retreading in São Paulo retreader in April. Soon after, another partner of the Vipal Authorized Network Deatler had installed a single position variant at its Toro Recauchutagem operation in Rio de Janeiro.

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‘Growing’ VMI opens new South America headquarters

‘Growing’ VMI opens new South America headquarters

Wednesday 17th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Machinery manufacturer VMI says it is increasingly active in South America, and in response VMI South America Ltda has moved to a new and larger location. On 12 May, VMI South America opened its new facility in the Brazilian city of Itatiaia, approximately half way between São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Managing director Robson Souza de Araujo and his team now have approximately 1,350 square metres of floorspace at their disposal, an area divided into workshop and office space.

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Beumer debuting green tyre handling system at Tire Technology

Beumer debuting green tyre handling system at Tire Technology

Monday 6th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Beumer Group, a global supplier of automated material handling systems, is giving the first live demonstration of its Tire Tray System at Tire Technology Expo 2017 Hannover, Germany, from 14-16 February.

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Giti Tire’s US factory to feature Cimcorp Dream Factory

Giti Tire’s US factory to feature Cimcorp Dream Factory

Tuesday 31st January 2017 | 0 Comments

A ‘Dream Factory’ solution for end-to-end automated materials handling will be installed in the Giti Tire passenger car tyre plant now under construction in the USA. Cimcorp reports that it and parent company Murata Machinery (Muratec) will supply a complete turnkey system that includes all required automation equipment and offers total system control, project management and seamless integration. The automated handling systems will be delivered and installed in three stages during 2017 and 2019.

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Samson Machinery: Tyre building machinery is crucial to tyre quality

Samson Machinery: Tyre building machinery is crucial to tyre quality

Tuesday 5th July 2016 | 0 Comments

Since its formation in 1975, Samson Machinery Inc. has grown into a leading manufacturer of tyre building equipment. The Taiwan-based company produces a full range of tyre building machines for applications ranging from bicycle, scooter and motorcycle tyres though to car, van, truck and off-road vehicle tyre building machines – and Samson claims to the only Asian machinery manufacturer that supplies radial aircraft tyre builders to renowned global tyre makers. All Samson Machinery products, including tyre building machines, band building machines, servicer, building drums and related equipment, are manufactured according to ISO 9001, EQA and CE requirements.

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Rosava purchases Saehwa equipment for 17-inch tyre production

Tuesday 28th June 2016 | 0 Comments

South Korean tyre industry machinery manufacturer Saehwa IMC is supplying PJSC Rosava the equipment needed to begin the production of 17-inch passenger car tyres. The Ukrainian tyre maker says it is currently working to modernise its production and has invested in the equipment and tooling needed for the manufacture of this rim diameter size.

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Kobe Steel opens tyre and rubber machinery firm in China

Kobe Steel opens tyre and rubber machinery firm in China

Tuesday 22nd March 2016 | 0 Comments

In April Kobe Steel, Ltd. will open a company in China to sell tyre and rubber machinery and provide after-sales service. Kobelco Machinery System Engineering Qingdao Co., Ltd. (or KMQ), based in Qingdao, Shangdong Province will supply rubber mixers, twin screw roller head extruders and tyre testing machines used in the manufacture of tyres for cars, construction equipment and other rubber products. Kobe Steel has invested 2 million yuan (about 40 million yen; £216,000) in KMQ.

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