Where did all the tire workers go?

Later this week (29 July), we will publish the August 2022 edition of our Global Tire Industry Newsletter, and distribute it to subscribers. In yet another bumper-sized issue, we bring you unique insights into: Ask an industry question: employment & recruitmentWhat are the reasons for working for the tire industry?What are the disincentives that cause people

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Are airless tires going to be the future?

Later today (30 June), we will publish the July 2022 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distribute it to subscribers. In yet another bumper-sized issue, we bring you unique insights into: View Post Ask an industry questionLifting the lid on retail & wholesale in the tire businessNon-pneumatic tiresQuest for airless tires heats upBridgestone goes

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Tire makers move toward ultra-flexible factories

On 31 May, we published the June 2022 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. In yet another bumper-sized issue, we bring you unique insights into: Ask an industry questionAsk an industry question – productivityRise of the ultra-flexible factoryGoodyear’s new plant in Dudenlange uses demand-pull conceptsCimcorp puts the warehouse in charge

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2021 was tire industry’s best year ever

Later today (29 April), we will publish the May 2022 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distribute it to subscribers. In yet another biggest-ever issue, we bring you unique insights into: Tire industry TransformationSo many challenges facing the industryTire tech is first in-person meeting for manyMore EU sanctions on RussiaEU bans Russian tire imports;

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First global tire industry rankings

Earlier today (31 March), we published the April 2022 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distribute it to subscribers. In yet another bumper-sized issue, we bring you unique insights into: Tire makers abandon RussiaMaterials shortages hit tire productionTire makers, suppliers pull out of RussiaView from ChinaMaterials prices rise higherMaterials prices are going ever-higher2021 results

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Tire industry concerns move from supply chains to corporate reputations

Three weeks after Russia invaded Ukraine, the global tire industry has had a chance to better understand the risks around supply lines of raw materials that involve Russia and Ukraine. It’s not as bad as we first thought. First, it is unlikely that all the carbon black produced in Russia will disappear from the global

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Materials shortages from Russia hit tire production

Most recent update: 10.00 London time 10 March (Updates in italics) We have had a lot of feedback from tire makers, suppliers and others. They confirm that the article below is as good a review of the current situation in the tire industry as anything else in the public domain. Nevertheless, everything is dynamic at

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How could the Ukraine crisis affect the tire industry?

On 28 February, we published the March 2022 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distributed it to subscribers. In yet another bumper-sized issue, we bring you unique insights into: Tire industry & UkraineHow the Ukraine crisis affects the tire industryWestern tire makers’ commentaries on UkraineEU rules on de-forestationTire makers resist anti-deforestation legislationETRMA statementOur viewTire

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How will the tire industry change in 2022 and beyond?

On Monday(31 January), we will publish the February 2022 edition of our global tire industry newsletter, and distribute it to subscribers. In yet another bumper-sized issue, we bring you unique insights into: Tire industry in 2021-22Global tire industry outlook for 2022Sustainability will define the futureOutlook for 2022China tire industry in 2021-22China tire industry outlook for 2022Tire

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Sentury to build €523mn PCR tire plant in Spain

Nearly a month ago, we told readers of our Chinese newsletter that Sentury had decided to build a PCR tire plant in Spain’s Galicia region (just north of Portugal). A couple of weeks ago, we printed a full analysis of the project  readers for our monthly newsletter. I am frankly astonished – and slightly disappointed –

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