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Global automotive tire market forecast at $628 billion by 2026

8/16/2019 - Pune, India - The global automotive tire market is expected to reach $618.49 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 7.19 percent from 2019 to 2026, according to the latest market report from Fior Markets. The key contributing factors for the market growth are increasing automotive sales worldwide, high competition among global tire manufacturers, an increase in operating life of automobiles, the introduction of advanced technology in the manufacturing process, and a focus on decreasing rolling resistance for better fuel economy. The automotive tire has a wheel rim that externally protects tires, as well as resists the tractive force between the road surface and vehicle. These tires are made of rubber, and hence provide a flexible cushion by reducing the vibrations and absorbing shock on the vehicle. The demand for tires has increased due to increa...
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U.S. Department of Commerce initiates circumvention probe of CORE steel from five countries

8/16/2019 - Pittsburgh, PA — The U.S. Department of Commerce self-initiated an investigation into possible circumvention regarding certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) made with substrate from China or Taiwan, completed in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Malaysia, South Africa and the UAE, which are then exported to the U.S. The investigation marks the first time Commerce has self-initiated a circumvention inquiry based on its own monitoring of trade patterns, as well as the first self-initiation of a multi-country circumvention inquiry. Typically, circumvention inquiries are launched in response to allegations filed by a domestic industry. Commerce's intent is to see whether exports of CORE from the five named counties are circumventing the existing anti-dumping (AD) and countervailing (CVD) duty orders on CORE from China and the AD order on COR...
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Yokohama announces first half financials for 2019

8/16/2019 - Tokyo, Japan - The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced its business and financial results for the first half (January to June) of fiscal 2019. Profit attributable to owners of parent declined 6.2 percent from the same period of the previous year, to 16.7 billion yen, on a 4.7 percent decline in operating profit, to 25.1 billion yen; a 27.5 percent decline in business profit, to 17.2 billion yen; and a 0.5 percent increase in sales revenue, to 311.1 billion yen. Sales revenue declined from the same period of the previous year in Yokohama’s Tires segment, and business profit declined on account of a downturn in unit sales volume, an upturn in unit costs associated with reduced production volume, and an increase in logistics costs. Sales declined in the original equipment sector. The weakness in Japan reflected the impact of product changeo...
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Toyo Tires introduces the Extensa A/S II value oriented all-season tire

8/16/2019 - Cypress, CA - Toyo Tires introduces the new Extensa A/S II value oriented all-season tire for passenger cars, minivans, SUVs, CUVs and light trucks. An expanded size line-up covering more than 80 percent of the vehicle market, plus improved performance and an increased treadwear warranty, make the Extensa A/S II a go-to tire for dealers. It is the newest addition to Toyo’s Extensa family of tires which was created to deliver value while still maintaining the product quality associated with the Toyo Tires brand. Sizes ranging from 14-18 inches in diameter cover 19 of the top 20 replacement sizes, the best-selling cars of 2018, and the top five most popular CUVs and SUVs. Common vehicle fitments include the Hyundai Elantra, Toyota Camry, Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic and Honda Accord, as well as the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue, Chev...
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Industrial rubber market expected to reach $38.31 billion by 2026

8/16/2019 - New York, NY - The industrial rubber market is expected to reach $38.31 billion by 2026, according to a report by Reports and Data. The industrial rubber market is driven principally by the automotive industry. Industrial rubber is primarily used for making tires. Construction activities led by developing economies across the world will generate demand. The volatility of oil prices, concerned government regulations and environmental concerns, lack of suppliers and the growing threat of alternatives are factors hindering the growth of the industry. The North America region accounted for the second largest share of 30.3 percent of the market in 2018. The growing demand for fuel-efficient automotive parts due to environmental concerns and strict regulations is anticipated to drive growth in this region. In the United States currently, 111 co...
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Book of the day - Rubber Molding Principles

8/16/2019 - Akron, OH - Rubber Molding Principles, written by Van Walworth, Date Release: August 2013. ISBN: 978-616-90836-8-9, Hardbound, 150 Pages, Publisher: TechnoBiz Communications Co., Ltd., Book Cost: $89 45 plus S&H. Book Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction to Rubber Molding; Chapter 2: Rubber Behavior in the Molds; Chapter 3: Rubber Molding Presses; Chapter 4: Compression Molding; Chapter 5: Transfer Molding; Chapter 6: Injection Molding; Chapter 7: Vacuum Molding; Chapter 8: Wasteless/Flashless Molding; Chapter 9: Basic Rubber Mold Design; Chapter 10: Process Troubleshooting; and Chapter 11: Molding Process Selection Guide. Visit RubberWorld's Bookstore to purchase at ...
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Global automotive tire market forecast at $628 billion by 2026

8/13/2019 - Pune, India - Global automotive tire market is expected to reach USD 618.49 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 7.19% from 2019 to 2026 according to the latest market report from Fior Markets. The key contributing factors for the market growth are increasing automotive sales worldwide, high competition among global tire manufacturers, increase in operating life of automobiles, the introduction of advanced technology in the manufacturing process, and focus on decreasing rolling resistance for better fuel economy. The automotive tire has wheel rim that externally protects tires as well as resists the tractive force between the road surface and vehicle. These tires are made of rubber and hence provides flexible cushion by reducing the vibrations and absorbing shock on the vehicle. The demand for tire has increased due to increasing demand for ve... (read more)

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