December, 2014

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4 business goals for the new year –

2015 already? Yes, it’s here and with the new year comes the opportunity to set (or reset) business and professional goals. Modern Tire Dealer columnist Wayne Williams suggests four goals for 2015.
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Yokohama announces management changes and… –

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. decided to stay busy as 2014 winds down. And the Tokyo, Japan-based parent company of Yokohama Tire Corp. will hit the ground running in 2015.
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Hankook tire selected as OE for Mercedes van –

NEU ISENBURG, Germany—Daimler A.G. has selected 16- and 17-inch sizes of Hankook Tire Co. Ltd.’s Vantra LT and Ventus Prime² tires for fitment on the Mercedes V-Class full-size passenger van.
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Aeolus sponsors offshore race team –

Aeolus Tire America will host its U.S. clients during the Volvo Ocean Race’s stop in Newport, R.I. on May 5, 2015. Aeolus is sponsoring the Chinese Dongfeng Race Team in the offshore race.
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Tokyo researchers develop ‘rubber-like’ glass –

TOKYO — Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a new form of “rubber-like” glass that may have applications in high temperature or strongly oxidative environments.
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Engel to hold technology symposium in January –

CORONA, Calif.—Engel North America will hold a technology symposium at its technical center in Corona on Jan. 14.
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Federal wins international design award –

Federal Corp. has received a Good Design 2014 Award in the transportation category for its high performance Formoza AZ01 and Formoza AZ01 FRF (Federal Run Flat) tires.
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Michelin ‘OE’ on Airbus ‘Xtra Wide Body’ –

TOULOUSE, France — The maiden flight of the Airbus A350-900 “Xtra Wide Body” commercial jet was carried out recently with the help of…
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Cardone has new catalog for diesel parts –

Cardone Industries Inc. has released a diesel products digital catalog featuring more 5,400 remanufactured and new replacement parts for diesel vehicles built between 1947 and 2014.
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Metric system’s growth challenges U.S. firms –

The U.S. being the only industrialized nation not on the metric system is becoming an increasing problem in the hydraulics industry as companies in the U.S. often must deal with both English and metric systems.
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