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Mesnac and Rockwell partner in “smart” tyre manufacturing cooperation

Mesnac and Rockwell partner in “smart” tyre manufacturing cooperation

Wednesday 15th March 2017 | 0 Comments

On 22 February Mesnac signed a strategic agreement with Rockwell Automation in Beijing. Yu Mingjin, vice president of Mesnac, and Bob Buttermore, managing director of Rockwell Automation Greater China, signed the agreement on behalf of the two respective companies.

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Cimcorp supplying automated handling system to Petlas

Cimcorp supplying automated handling system to Petlas

Wednesday 9th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Cimcorp is supplying a fully automated handling system to Petlas Tire Corporation at its factory in Kirsehir, Turkey, about 100 miles southeast of Ankara. Based on Cimcorp's Dream Factory solution, the automation will handle finished passenger car radial tyre-finishing and palletizing areas. Work on the order – Cimcorp’s first project for Petlas – is already underway and the turnkey material handling system will become operational in the autumn of 2017.

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Rockwell helping Chinese tyremaker automate US plant

Rockwell helping Chinese tyremaker automate US plant

Thursday 1st September 2016 | 0 Comments

CEOs and experts from China’s leading companies gathered in Shanghai and Beijing to explore how smart manufacturing will deliver value to the manufacturing industry and support government initiatives including China Manufacturing 2025. Hosted by Rockwell Automation “The Connected Enterprise CEO Forum” was led by Rockwell Automation’s new president and CEO, Blake Moret. However the interesting point from a tyre industry perspective is that the firm revealed that it is helping any unnamed Chinese tyremaker construct a factory in the US.

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‘UK Autodrive’ to lead the way on driverless car integration

‘UK Autodrive’ to lead the way on driverless car integration

Wednesday 3rd December 2014 | 0 Comments

Innovate UK has announced that ‘UK Autodrive’, a consortium of local authorities, the UK’s leading technology and automotive businesses and academic institutions, has won the UK Government’s £10 million ‘Introducing Driverless Cars’ competition. In short this means a semi-autonomous Range Rover research vehicle will now be used to test driver reactions on the roads around […]

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