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Apollo Tyres to plant 100,000 trees in TN

Under its environment initiative, Apollo Tyres’ employees from the Chennai plant  initiated the planting of Rs100,000 trees Vilanallur village, in the Tiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu. Out of 100,00, The company, in a in association with the project partner, TIST, and the farmers, today planted 1000 trees and the rest will be planted by the project partner and the farmers over the course of next few month, Apollo Tyres said. “The company believes that developing agroforestry and encouraging farmers to use their land effectively are critical for the solution of deforestation — a factor responsible for about 20% of global...

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Goodyear names Maureen Thune as chief procurement officer

Maureen Thune has been appointed as chief procurement officer at Goodyear Rubber and Tire. Thune, who has recently served as vice president of internal audit at Goodyear, is now responsible for sourcing and procurement of all raw materials, equipment, supplies and services across the company globally. She has succeeded Mark Purtilar who is retiring from the company. Thune has served in a variety of financial leadership roles with Goodyear since 2009. Prior to Goodyear, she was chief financial officer of CORT Furniture Rental. She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from The Ohio State...

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Falken becomes global partner of Liverpool

Sumitomo Rubber signed a multiyear sponsorship deal with Liverpool FC strengthen its Falken brand globally. “The deal sees FALKEN become a Global Partner and Official Tyre partner of the Club,” said the Japanese tyre company. The multiyear deal will see the two brands work together to create unique experiences for fans and drivers alike, while opening further growth opportunities in Falken’s key global markets. Utilizing the world class appeal of Liverpool FC – and putting the passion of the Clubs’ fans at the heart of the sponsorship, Falken will create innovative initiatives including exclusive content to bring the Clubs’...

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ERTMA reports fall in all segment

The members of the European Rubber & Tyre Manufacturers’ Association reported a decline in replacement sales for all segment in the second quarter of 2017, according to the association. “ The second quarter of 2017 slowed down significantly compared to the first three months of the year, with a negative performance for all segments, and particularly in the consumer segment,” said ETRMA. Replacement consumer segment fell 6% to 46.6 million units in the quarter as against 49.32 million units in the same quarter of 2016. Replacement Agri tyres  and declined by 4% to 376000 units, while sales of motorcycle...

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Tyrexpo India & GarageXpo India 2017 concludes with glowing feedback

Tyrexpo India and GarageXpo India 2017 brought together 2,017 trade visitors and close to 80 exhibitors from 30 countries. The event provided a unifying platform to explore innovative products and solutions, be updated on developing trends, as well as to network to forge valuable connections, according to the organiser. Event highlights such as TyreTalk/GarageTalk Seminar and Tyrexpo/GarageXpo Technical Workshop were well-received during the 3 days show. The TRiLA Awards, which took place last evening, witnessed some giant companies in the rubber & tyre industry come together to celebrate the achievement of individuals and companies in different categories. Key players...

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