Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. was honored by Groupe Renault with the Corporate Social Responsibility Award.
Three years ahead of schedule Nokian Tyres Inc. surpassed its goal of reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 20% at its plants, so the tire maker has stepped up its efforts by joining the Science Based Targets initiative.
Treadwright Tires LLC’s Anthony Showen will address tire recycling issues in a free webinar presented by the nonprofit Product Stewardship Institute on June 12, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., EDT.
Bridgestone Corp. has released a new Global Sustainable Procurement Policy to help identify and evaluate qualified suppliers, promote best practices, and serve as a communication and improvement tool for the industry.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. cites an 18% reduction in energy usage in the production of tires as evidence of progress in its sustainability initiatives.
General Motors Co. wants to help make the tire industry more sustainable.
When Groupe Michelin CEO Jean-Dominique Senard officially introduced the Pilot Sport 4 S at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, he talked about the tire's improved performance over the company's previous flagship tire, the Pilot Super Sport.
And the Sustainable Design category award goes to: Timberland tires. Omni United Pte. Ltd. and Timberland LLC, which partnered in 2014 to market the Timberland line of tires, beat out other sustainability-driven fashion brands and retailers such as Reformation, Levi Strauss & Co. and People Tree Ltd. at the recent 2016 WGSN Futures Awards ceremony.
Timberland tires, created by Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. and Timberland LLC, earned runner-up recognition as a sustainable innovation during the Ethical Corp.'s Sixth Annual Responsible Business Awards Sept. 25.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has reached a supply agreement with Yihai Food and Oil Industry in China for silica derived from rice husk ash. Goodyear will begin using the silica this year in a consumer tire that will be manufactured in its factory in Pulandian, China, and sold in China.
The topic of sustainability is a high priority for Continental Tire the Americas LLC, and the company's newest tire production facility in Sumter, S.C. is an example of that. The Sumter facility recently attained status as a “zero landfill” plant in its first year of production.
Omni United Pte. Ltd. has launched a Timberland tires e-commerce site and installer network. Timberland tires are the first tires purposely designed to be recycled into footwear outsoles.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. showcased its innovation and achievements in sustainable manufacturing at the “Sustainability in Manufacturing: Sharing Environmental, Energy and Waste Reduction Practices” event hosted by the NCEast Alliance.