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Events, News

Goodyear Blimp to Visit Canada

The iconic Goodyear Blimp is returning to the Toronto area for the first time in nearly a decade, continuing its tradition of providing superior aerial coverage of the most-watched television events on the sports and entertainment calendar and thrilling passengers with once-in-lifetime rides onboard the blimp. The visit marks the first international […]

September 22, 2016 ×

Executive News, News, Raw Materials

Cancarb, RD Abbott forge partnership

Cancarb, RD Abbott forge partnership

Medicine Hat, Alberta – Cancarb Ltd has named the RD Abbott Co. Inc as Cancarb’s agent for Thermax brand thermal carbon black to the rubber industry in the US. The move is effective 1 Jan. “Our expanded partnership with RD Abbott will provide Cancarb with a more comprehensive approach to […]

September 13, 2016 ×

Executive News, News, Raw Materials

Cancarb, RD Abbott forge partnership

Cancarb, RD Abbott forge partnership

Medicine Hat, Alberta – Cancarb Ltd has named the RD Abbott Co. Inc as Cancarb’s agent for Thermax brand thermal carbon black to the rubber industry in the US. The move is effective 1 Jan. “Our expanded partnership with RD Abbott will provide Cancarb with a more comprehensive approach to […]

September 13, 2016 ×

News, Tire Stewardship

Alberta Celebrates Major Tire Recycling Milestone

Alberta Celebrates Major Tire Recycling Milestone

More than 100 million tires have been recycled by Alberta residents. Alberta’s tire recycling program has reached a significant milestone, with over 100 million tires recycled since the program began in 1992. “This achievement shows Albertans’ commitment to protecting the environment is stronger than ever,” said Shannon Phillips, Minister of […]

September 12, 2016 ×

Events, News, Tire Stewardship

Register Now for the Premiere Rubber recycling Event: October 5-7

The Rubber Recycling Symposium will once again draw an international audience to exchange ideas and discover the latest in the rubber and tire recycling technologies, products, and policies. Created and organized by Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (www.tracanada.ca), and co-sponsored by Ontario Tire Stewardship and the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), the […]

September 8, 2016 ×

Automotive, Executive News, News, Product News

Midas Forges Tire Service Alliance With Michelin

Midas Forges Tire Service Alliance With Michelin

Motorists who go to Midas for vehicle service now can have Michelin tires installed on their cars at more than 1,000 franchised locations in the U.S., thanks to a new partnership between the two brands. Midas, which began as a muffler specialist in the mid-1950s, blazed a trail as the first […]

September 7, 2016 ×

Automotive, Executive News, Industry Statistics, News

Sumitomo ramping up Falken production at N.Y. plant

Sumitomo ramping up Falken production at N.Y. plant

After Sumitomo Rubber Industries Inc. (SRI) dissolved its 16-year alliance with Goodyear last October — acquiring Goodyear’s 93-year-old factory in Tonawanda, N.Y., in the process — plans for North American production of the firm’s Falken-brand tires became inevitable. That goal materialized just a few months later, with Sumitomo curing its […]

September 7, 2016 ×

News

Ventra Plastics expands in Ontario

Ventra Plastics expands in Ontario

Flex-N-Gate Corp. Ventra Plastics’ Peterborough, Ontario, plant makes front fascias and bumper systems supplied to automakers throughout North America. Ventra Plastics, a subsidiary of automotive supplier Flex-N-Gate Corp., added 25 new paint robots to improve efficiency at its Peterborough, Ontario, plant. Ventra received just over C$ 550,000 (US$ 419,000) from the Eastern […]

September 6, 2016 ×

Automotive, News

Detroit Three auto makers added $5.8-billion to Canada’s GDP: study

Detroit Three auto makers added $5.8-billion to Canada’s GDP: study

The Detroit Three auto makers employed more than 24,000 Canadians last year and their output of vehicles and engines contributed $5.8-billion to the country’s gross domestic product, says a new study done for Unifor, the union that represents hourly workers at the plants. If the three companies were to cease […]

September 6, 2016 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, News, Product News

CANADA: Ford gains ground on Detroit 3 rivals

CANADA: Ford gains ground on Detroit 3 rivals

TORONTO — Ford Motor Co. said on Thursday its Canadian sales rose 9 percent in August, even as rivals Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and General Motors reported declines due to softening consumer demand. Ford said its sales rose to 28,987 vehicles in August, compared with 26,581 units during the same month […]

September 2, 2016 ×