Post Tagged with: "Canada"

Executive News, News

Huayi Tire Opens New Facility in B.C.

Huayi Tire Opens New Facility in B.C.

Huayi Tire Canada has announced the opening of their first Canadian commercial tire distribution centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. “Vancouver is the first point of entry for Asian products into North America, and it is the perfect location to open our first OTR and commercial truck tire distribution centre,” said […]

July 31, 2017 ×

Automotive, News, Tire Stewardship

Large tires find second lives through recycling efforts

Large tires find second lives through recycling efforts

Kal Tire is removing tires from the scrap pile through a new program to shred and reuse massive Off-the-road tires. Tires are the foundation of transportation in North America – quite literally. Estimates from 2015 suggest that in the United States and Canada there are around 300 million passenger vehicles […]

July 31, 2017 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, Product News

Loonie Gain Packs Less Punch for Canada’s Continental Companies

Loonie Gain Packs Less Punch for Canada’s Continental Companies

The Canadian dollar didn’t boost manufacturers as much as hoped on its way down. That probably means it won’t hurt them as much as feared on the way up. The loonie hit 80 U.S. cents for the first time in more than a year on Monday, up about 10 percent […]

July 26, 2017 ×

Tire Stewardship

Newfoundland awards TDA contract

Newfoundland awards TDA contract

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland—The Newfoundland Multi-Materials Stewardship Board has signed a contract with C&D Recycling of Goodwood, Nova Scotia, to process approximately 2,000 metric tons of scrap tires into tire-derived aggregate. Read the source article at Rubber and Plastics News

July 20, 2017 ×

Automotive, Executive News, Industry Statistics

Unifor, UAW team up to seek NAFTA changes

Unifor and the UAW have joined forces to urge the governments of Canada, Mexico and the United States to make significant changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement. The two unions, which together represent more than 245,000 auto workers in North American assembly plants, issued a joint statement Tuesday […]

July 13, 2017 ×

Events, Executive News, Industry Statistics

Tire and Rubber Industry Navigates the New Normal in International Trade

The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, (TRAC) held its biennial Tire & Rubber Summit on June 19 and 20 in King City, Ont. The precursor of the Summit dates back more than 30 years, and its core value remains constant to this day—bring together C-level executives to reveal latest […]

July 6, 2017 ×

Automotive, Events, Industry Statistics, Product News, Raw Materials, Tire Stewardship

Tire & Rubber Industry Rundown: European Rubber Journal

Tire & Rubber Industry Rundown: European Rubber Journal

Asia BD price drop… Nike sales… Clariant-Huntsman link-up… Michelin buys wine reviewer… Conti acquires… Eversafe Rubber… SKF sued ?… Firestone leak… UK down… Kumho limbo… Thai NR… Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

July 6, 2017 ×

Executive News, Industry Statistics, Product News

Michelin extends tire building project in Nova Scotia, Canada

Michelin extends tire building project in Nova Scotia, Canada

Michelin North America announced an additional two years of tire building at its Michelin Pictou County site in Nova Scotia to meet consumer demand for winter products. Initially, the MICHELIN Latitude X-Ice Xi2 winter tire project was announced in March 2016 for a period of two years; it has now […]

July 6, 2017 ×

Automotive, Raw Materials

Michelin Applauds Saskatchewan Law

Michelin Applauds Saskatchewan Law

Michelin North America (Canada) is applauding the Government of Saskatchewan, Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure, and the Saskatchewan Trucking Association, who worked collaboratively for the province to become Canada’s fourth to enact regulations that permit the trucking industry to increase hauling and payload capacity. The total payload increase from 7,700 […]

July 5, 2017 ×

Automotive, Tire Stewardship

ASIP grant funding Tyromer expansion

ASIP grant funding Tyromer expansion

OLDCASTLE, Ontario—Scrap tire devulcanization company Tyromer is outfitting a new production plant in Oldcastle with the $3.4 million in funding it received from Canada’s Automotive Supplier Innovation Program. Read the source article at Rubber and Plastics News

July 4, 2017 ×