Continental AG has opened a High Performance Technology Center (HPTC) in Korbach, Germany, next to its existing production facilities. The company says the center "is moving tire production into the digital age."
Bridgestone Corp. is expanding its research and development center in Kodaira City, Tokyo, and as a result moving and consolidating its passenger and light truck tire production from that same facility to other manufacturing plants in Japan.
KYB Americas Corp. announced the completed expansion of the KYB Technical Center that operates next to KYB’s 575,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility in Franklin, Ind., and houses the latest in new product development, quality control and conditions testing equipment.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. announced that it held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new R&D center, the Hankook Technodome, in Daejeon, Korea, when the company announced its strategic R&D vision.
GITI tire (USA) Ltd. has announced that it has established two new technical centers in North America and Germany.
Continental AG’s ContiTech Division has opened the Changshu Research & Develpment Center in China that will develop products for vehicle mounting and vibration control technology.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd., the Seoul, South Korea-based parent company of Hankook Tire America Corp., has unveiled plans for construction of the company’s new, high-tech central R&D facility in Daejeon, South Korea.