Matt Kent has been named technical director of the Smithers Rapra Tire & Wheel Test Center in Ravenna, Ohio.
Smithers Rapra Inc. is expanding its winter testing center in Brimley, Mich., with an additional 130 acres of new track surfaces, plus a 5,304-square-foot conference center, cafeteria and two rental buildings.
Autonomous vehicle technology is on its way. In 2004, the best performing autonomous car was only able to travel 7.5 miles. Now, we are seeing incredible technology take the same roads as human-driven automobiles.
The Smithers Group has upgraded its tread wear testing capabilities at its primary Tire and Wheel Test Center in Ravenna, Ohio.
Smithers Rapra Inc. has promoted Bruce Lambillotte to vice president of technical consulting for North America and named Christine Domer to replace him as general manager of the company's chemistry and physical testing laboratories in Akron.
Two Smithers Rapra Inc. tire experts with more than 70 years combined experience will speak about tire trends at two upcoming, and concurrent, conferences: Traction: Driving the Tire Industry Forward, and Carbon Black World 2016.
Smithers Rapra Inc. will host the Traction 2015: Driving the Tire Industry Forward conference and exhibition May 20-22, 2015, at the Omni Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.