SyBridge Technologies completes acquisition of Toolplas Systems

Acquisition of the Toolplas Mexico assets enables SyBridge to add a dedicated service center in the Queretaro area, where significant injection molding production is located. It also allows Concours’ existing production facility in Puebla, Mexico, to focus on mold design, manufacturing and validation. The addition of this Queretaro service center increases SyBridge’s customer service network to four dedicated service facilities in North America; it will complement other locations in Alabama, Tennessee and Ontario, Canada.

Read more

Michelin partners with Arity to make U.S. roads safer

Michelin announced it is partnering with Arity, a mobility and data analytics company founded by The Allstate Corporation, to develop data-powered solutions for transportation departments and cities to improve road safety across the U.S. Combining the unique data science expertise of Michelin Driving Data to Intelligence (DDI) around data and driving behavior analysis, and Arity’s database of driving behavior data collected from nearly 100 million consumer connections, the largest in the world, the partnership will leverage data for safer mobility to transform road management.

Read more

Global polyurethane market to reach $68 billion by 2021

There are various stakeholders that contribute to the growth of polyurethanes. The value chain of the polyurethane market consists of a large number of players including raw material suppliers, polyurethane manufacturers, distributors, end-user industries, distributors of finished goods, and consumers. Manufacturers are the main players in this value chain and control the market. Major players from the chemical industry include BASF, Bayer, Wanhua Chemical, Huntsman, Dow Chemical, and Mitsui Chemical. BASF is the largest manufacturer of polyurethane with a global market share of 20 percent in 2015. The top five companies in the market control over 50 percent of the total global market. Joint ventures and innovations are key strategies of leading players in the industry.

Read more

Yokohama’s ADVAN Sport to be original equipment on BMW’s M3 sedan and M4 coupe

The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., announced that it is supplying its “ADVAN Sport V107” tires to BMW M GmbH as original equipment (OE) on the BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe, two new high-performance sports models launched globally by the German automaker. Yokohama Rubber began supplying the tires in November 2020, shipping 275/40ZR18 (103Y) size front tires and 285/35ZR19 (103Y) size rear tires. The two new models join the M5 as BMW M models using YOKOHAMA tires as original equipment.

Read more
Translate »