Tag: tyre manufacturing

Doublestar and HF TireTech Group expand cooperation agreement

Friday 20th November 2015 | 0 Comments

Qingdao Doublestar Rubber and Plastics Machinery Co. Ltd., the sister company of tyre manufacturer Qingdao Doublestar, has expanded its cooperation with well-known German tyre manufacturing equipment manufacturer HF TireTech Group.

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Cimcorp releases ‘Dream Factory’

Cimcorp releases ‘Dream Factory’

Thursday 5th November 2015 | 0 Comments

Cimcorp, a manufacturer of robotic gantry-based order fulfilment and tyre-handling solutions, has broadened its Dream Factory solution to include the handling of raw materials and compounds. According to the company, the new product includes an optimized layout design that utilizes 50 per cent less floor space than conventional solutions, can be integrated with specialized software systems and generates cost savings of up to 50 per cent in materials handling capital investment by simplifying the material flow.

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Michelin invests in Italian tyre manufacturing, but closes retreading and semi-finished product lines

Tuesday 3rd November 2015 | 0 Comments

At the same time as making plant closure announcements relating to the closure of its Ballymena truck tyre and Pneu Larent (Germany) truck retreading plants, Michelin announced that it is investing in its Italian tyre manufacturing operations.

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UK automotive supply chain could see 28,000 more jobs by 2020

Friday 16th October 2015 | 0 Comments

28,000 new jobs could be created in the UK automotive supply chain by 2020, according to a new forecast report from industry trade body The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The report, “The future of UK automotive manufacturing in 2025 and beyond”, identifies growth in vehicle manufacturing and a move to connected and autonomous technology as presenting significant opportunities for British component suppliers in the coming years. It estimates that British car production is set to reach a record two million vehicles annually by 2020 – a 33 per cent increase on the current 1.5 million.

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