The research institute behind Sailun Group’s EcoPoint3 compounding technology has established strategic partnerships with two companies to explore synthetic rubber applications for use in tyre production. EVE Rubber Institute has signed agreements with Ecombine Advanced Materials and Arlanxeo High Performance Elastomer (Changzhou), with the three parties planning to draw upon their respective technological and marketing strengths to deliver innovations in liquid-phase mixing.
On 20 July 2022, the launch ceremony of the Advanced Polymer and Metal Materials Industrial Park in Qingdao City, Shandong Province was held. Tyrepress noted that among the seven projects that started construction, the Functional New Material Industrial Park belonging to the National Engineering Research Center for Rubber and Tire (NECRAT) was included.
Work on Tatneft’s joint venture tyre factory in Saran, Kazakhstan began several months ago, and the project has now taken a further step forward with the signing of a financial lease agreement aiding the purchase of modern, automated tyre production equipment for the plant.
Under a new strategic cooperation agreement, TÜV SÜD will cooperate with Mesnac Co. Ltd. in regards to product testing. The agreement signed on 19 May at an event attended by Kunhon Xiang,vice-president of Mesnac, and Taiwei Li, IDP senior manager at TÜV SÜD China, will see the two entities strengthen technical exchanges in a range of areas, and carry out research and testing.
Chinese tyre manufacturing equipment and systems supplier Mesnac has appointed Guan Bingzheng as chairman and CEO. Bingzheng has been with the company since its establishment. Announcing the news, Mesnac highlighted Bingzheng’s 20 years of experience in the rubber industry. At the same time, the company also appointed Wang Zhiming as vice president.
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.
Seven years after a company bearing its name was established, the Mesnac European and Research and Technical Center (MERTC) is now up and running. The Chinese machinery manufacturer’s new European development and production facility is located in the Trencianska Tepla region of Slovakia. The site’s grand opening took place on 1 October, the anniversary of the MERTC company’s founding.
Mesnac reports that its subsidiary Beijing Jingyie Mechanical Equipment Co. Ltd. has introduced a new generation of fully-automated, two-stage passenger car tyre building machines. The new line was introduced during a celebration of Beijing Jingyie’s 20th anniversary on 27 August, and a delegation of senior officials from China’s rubber industry later witnessed the machines in action at Beijing Jingyie’s factory in Tianjin.
Mesnac, the Chinese tyre factory and systems specialist, reports that it is continuing to support the development of international standards for RFID tyre tags – a technology the company has been investing in for more than a decade already. To this end, Mesnac representatives recently spoke at an ETRO (European Tyre and Rim Technical Organization) summit on the subject. ETRO held its meeting in July 2016 in Brussels, Belgium.
Specialists in the field of radio frequency identification (RFID) and experts from the tyre and wheel industries met in Brussels earlier this month to discuss proposed international standards for RFID tyre tags. This first meeting of the ISO/TC31/WG10 Workgroup was held between 11 and 14 July and put flesh on the bones of four standards initially drafted in China with input from Mesnac. The Workgroup was convened by Dong Lanfei, an engineer within Mesnac’s Internet of Things business unit, with Pierre Loiret from Michelin acting as co-convenor.
According to a panel of 27 judges, Bridgestone Corporation is this year’s Tire Manufacturer of the Year. The company was named victor in this Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence 2016 category at a gala dinner in Hanover, Germany last night. The winners of four other category awards and a lifetime achievement award were also announced.
Mesnac Co., Ltd. has promoted Zheng Jiangjia into the role of president of the company, effective on 27 October 2014. Zheng Jiangjia joined Mesnac in May 1998 and served as the general manager of MESNAC Dosing System Division, assistant president and executive vice president.
Tyre manufacturing machinery and systems supplier, Mesnac recently won the “Golden Rubber Award” at China International Rubber Industry Expo, which is also known as CIRI Expo. Mesnac was also recognized as one of the “2014 Top Ten Leading Brands” in China.
Tyre equipment manufacturer Mesnac has acquired Fushun Yikesi New Material, a Chinese producer of synthetic rubber and resin products, for the sum of US$60 million, according to reports. The acquisition gives the company entry into the rubber raw materials side of the industry.
The Mesnac European Research and Technical Center (MERTC) recently announced plans to expand it European activities based in Slovakia, which a focus on further developing tyre building technology. The construction of a new production facility and additional research facilities will take place in the Trencin region and the project is expected to be completed by the end of 2015.