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Lubrizol Corporation acquires Avid Product Development

8/7/2020 - Cleveland, OH - Lubrizol Corporation has acquired Avid Product Development, LLC, a provider of engineering and additive manufacturing services. Avid offers a unique blend of 3D printing capabilities, including design for additive manufacturing (DfAM), prototyping and production using powder bed fusion (MJF, SLS), fused filament fabrication (FFF) and stereolithography (SLA), with expertise in various post-processing technologies. The 3D printing industry continues to rapidly grow, creating an immense opportunity for companies leveraging 3D printing services as part of their portfolios. Today, OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) interested in 3D printing are seeking partners who can assist in their efforts to integrate this new technology into their processes. Lubrizol’s materials, application and testing expertise coupled with Avid’s 3...
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Brenntag opens full-line distribution center in Ohio

8/7/2020 - Toledo, OH - Brenntag North America, Inc., announces the opening of a new full line distribution center in Toledo, OH. Located in the Great Lakes region, this facility comprises approximately 230,000 square feet and will be used for storage and distribution of chemical, specialty and ingredient products. These products include commodity products, solvents, surfactants, specialties and food ingredients. In addition to having a seven acre tank farm on an adjacent property, the location will have both interior and exterior rail service to serve all Brenntag industries. “Toledo provides a perfect location to improve service levels and grow volumes with the existing customer base in Michigan and Indiana, while increasing growth opportunities in Ohio,” stated Dan Arneson, president, Brenntag Great Lakes. “Brenntag’s global supply and distributi...
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Michelin X One Line Energy T2 tire launches for the North American line-haul market

8/7/2020 - Greenville, SC - Michelin North America Inc. announced it is launching the fuel-efficient Michelin X One Line Energy T2 tire for the North American line-haul market. The tire is Michelin’s most fuel-efficient trailer tire to date, the company says, based on internal rolling resistance tests using comparable line-haul trailer tires in tire size 275/80R22.5 LRG for the Michelin X Line Energy T and 445/50R22.5 LRL for the Michelin X One Line Energy T2 tire. The SmartWay-verified X One Line Energy T2 is targeted for the dry van truckload, refrigerated truckload and tanker segments. According to the American Transportation Research Institute, fuel ranks first in vehicle-based costs, above repair and maintenance, insurance and other costs. The X One Energy T2 can increase fuel savings through an 11 percent lower rolling resistance when used in ...
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Titan International reports second quarter decrease in sales

8/7/2020 - Quincy, IL - Titan International, Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 30. Net sales for the second quarter of 2020 were $286.1 million, compared to net sales of $390.6 million for the second quarter of 2019, representing a $104.5 million, or 26.7 percent, decrease. On a constant currency basis, net sales for the second quarter 2020 would have been $305.9 million. Net loss applicable to common shareholders for the second quarter of 2020 was $5.0 million, equal to a loss of $0.08 per basic and diluted share, compared to loss of $7.1 million, equal to a loss of $0.12 per basic and diluted share, in the second quarter of 2019. Net sales for the first six months of 2020 were $627.6 million, compared to net sales of $801.0 million for the first six months of 2019, representing a $173.3 million, or 21.6 percent, decrease. On...
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Global automotive rubber molding components market forecast at $57 billion by 2026

8/7/2020 - Pune, India - The global automotive rubber molded components market is set to rise from its initial estimated value of $35.01 billion in 2018 to an estimated value of $57.51 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 6.4 percent in the forecast period of 2019-2026, according to Data Bridge Market Research. This rise in market value can be attributed to the innovations and advancements in the rubber molding market along with the rising number of vehicle sales. Few of the major competitors currently working in the automotive rubber molded components market are Continental AG, Dana Limited, Federal-Mogul LLC, Hutchinson, Cooper Standard, Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd., Sumitomo Riko Company Limited, SKF, Freudenberg & Co. KG, Trelleborg AB, Alp Group, Bohra Rubber Pvt. Ltd., Hebei Shida Seal Group Co. Ltd., NOK Corporation, Steele Rubber Products, Rubber...
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Yokohama Tire celebrates tenth year as sponsor of the Los Angeles Angels

8/7/2020 - Santa Ana, CA – With baseball finally resuming, the decade-long partnership between Yokohama Tire and the Los Angeles Angels continues. Yokohama has been a sponsor of the American League West team since 2011, and the tire maker’s corporate logo will again be featured prominently in left center field, where three-time American League MVP Mike Trout plays. “Yokohama continues to benefit from our 10-year relationship with the Los Angeles Angels,” said Alan Holtschneider, Yokohama’s director of marketing. “They’ve been a phenomenal marketing partner, helping us build strong brand awareness for Yokohama tires among their passionate fan base.” As part of the 2020 sponsorship program, Holtschneider said Yokohama will also have more branding opportunities, including field signage along the first base and third baselines for one inning during each...
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Global automotive rubber molding components market forecast at $57 billion by 2026

8/6/2020 - Pune, India - The Global Automotive Rubber Molded Components Market is set to rise from its initial estimated value of USD 35.01 billion in 2018 to an estimated value of USD 57.51 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 6.4% in the forecast period of 2019-2026 according to Data Bridge Market Research. This rise in market value can be attributed to the innovations and advancements in the rubber molding market along with the rising number of vehicle sales. Few of the major competitors currently working in the automotive rubber molded components market are Continental AG, Dana Limited, Federal-Mogul LLC, HUTCHINSON, Cooper Standard, TOYODA GOSEI Co. Ltd., Sumitomo Riko Company Limited, SKF, Freudenberg & Co. KG, Trelleborg AB, ALP GROUP, Bohra Rubber Pvt. Ltd., Hebei Shida Seal Group Co. Ltd., NOK CORPORATION, Steele Rubber Products, Rubbe... (read more)

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