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2014-04-22 16:20:41

Grand Opening Event on the Main Line Supporting MADD on April 29th PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We are pleased to announce the launch of UNITED Tire & Service. This group of 17 independent tire stores in the Delaware Valley is uniting against the big box retailers and national tire dealers. By joining forces, this group of tire dealers and auto repair facilities are able to offer the consumer the most competitive pricing on all major brands including Goodyear...

Turning Old Tires Into A Useful Material To Improve Roadways
2014-04-22 09:44:04

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the EPA, there are approximately 300 million discarded tires every year in America. Frequently these tires are thrown into landfills or discarded illegally and are a potential fire hazard. However, in recent years these no-longer-useful tires have been the topic of new and innovative ways of being used. Magdy Abdelrahman, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State University, is...

2014-04-15 16:20:30

Project earning most votes through April 30 to receive $25,000 transformation NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas has announced the 12 finalists of its Fuel the Cause contest and has opened public voting to determine the winner. One of the 12 selected submissions will win a $25,000 gift from Bridgestone to be used toward the transformation of a green space project in one North American community - be it a park, school, playground, community garden or...

2014-04-14 20:20:27

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tjhzzd/winter_tire) has announced the addition of the "Winter Tire Market in Canada 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tjhzzd/winter_tire ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Winter Tire market in Canada to grow at a CAGR of 3.16 percent over the period...

2014-04-14 16:21:26

AKRON, Ohio, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) achieved many milestones in 2013, a year that was unlike any other in its 115-year history. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20050204/GTLOGO Achieving record segment operating income and strong cash flow were just two of those highlighted by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard J. Kramer at the company's annual shareholder meeting today. This outstanding performance, he said,...

2014-04-12 23:00:59

Global Premium Tires Market 2014-2018 a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Tires are an integral component of vehicles and are manufactured using raw materials such as natural rubber, nylon tire cord fabric, and carbon black. Rubber chemicals and synthetic rubber, including styrene-butadiene rubber and poly-butadiene rubber, are also used in manufacturing tires. Premium tires are high-cost tires which undergo several quality,...

2014-04-10 08:22:33

DENVER, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtela, an NTT Communications company, today announced a four-year extension of its managed network services contract with TBC Corporation (TBC), one of North America's largest marketers of automotive replacement tires. TBC's family of brands includes Tire Kingdom Service Centers®, Merchant's Tire & Auto Service Centers®, NTB Tire & Service Centers®, Big O Tires®, Midas®, and SpeeDee Oil Change and Auto Service®. Key to Virtela's...

2014-04-09 20:20:16

MOSCOW, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RosZimDor, a Russian Association of Winter Road Maintenance formed recently to bring together all sides concerned with combating snow and ice has announced a drive towards a federal set of standards and regulations of anti-icing materials, the way they are used and how they are developed nationwide. Currently, there is no unified set of rules in Russia that would govern exactly how the municipalities are to deal with snow and ice, which...

2014-04-09 12:22:30

Combining Lehigh's MRP and Rheopave additives will provide best-in-class solutions for rubber-modified asphalt ATLANTA, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lehigh Technologies, a leading specialty materials company that produces micronized rubber powders (MRP), announced today that it has partnered with Rheopave Technologies LLC, to provide the asphalt industry with a superior product offering that reduces the cost, boosts the performance and improves the sustainability of modified asphalt...

2014-04-08 16:20:44

WEST HARTFORD, Conn., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. announces the addition of a new market research report "Tire Pyrolysis Industry Overview 2014 (Tire Derived Carbon Focus)" at GIIResearch.com. Available for purchase from MRT, the report contents are based on the latest publically available information. This report supersedes the 2013 report, summarising significant changes from 2012 to 2013. Additional resources and topical content have been added...


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