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USTMA Leader Elected to Manufacturing Board

Anne Forristall Luke, CEO and president of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) was elected vice chair of the National Association of Manufacturers Council of Manufacturing Associations (CMA) board of directors.  

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Tire Industry Doesn't Escape Trump's Chinese Tariffs

Of the 1,300 Chinese products the U.S. Trade Representative has recommended should be subject to an additional 25% tariff, there are some tires on the list. But there are also items critical to the manufacturing and retreading of tires.

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Sumitomo creates tire production technology

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. has completed the development of NEO-T01, a new manufacturing system “created in the pursuit of ultra-high precision tire production technology,” the company reports.

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Mitas breaks ground for Iowa plant

Mitas Tires representatives Vladimir Dusanek and Ralph Kellenberger held a groundbreaking ceremony at the former Winnebago Industries Charles City, Iowa, plant, which is being converted into a farm tire factory.

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Trelleborg finalizes Watts Tyre Group acquisition

Trelleborg Wheel Systems SpA, an Italy-based supplier of tires and complete wheels for agricultural and forestry machines, has acquired Watts Tyre Group, a UK-based manufacturer of tires and wheels for the material handling and forklift truck industry.

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New name for CGS Tires: Mitas Tires

CGS Tires US, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Czech-based CGS Tyres, has changed its corporation name to Mitas Tires North America, Inc., and will relocate its main U.S. office from North Carolina to Charles City, Iowa.

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Alliance Tire Group is certifiable in India

Alliance Tire Group's tire production facility in India recently was awarded ISO 14001:2004 certification by TUV Rheinland, a third party certification agency for product safety and quality.

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