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<br /> mmm$j_h[j[Y^debe]o_dj[hdWj_edWb$Yec<br /> APRIL 2011<br /> RELEASE AGENTS<br /> Chemistry to help create perfect tires,<br /> with increased productivity and profit<br /> TIRE/ROAD INTERACTION<br /> Tire engineers and road<br /> engineers must collaborate<br /> THE SECRETS OF SUCCESS<br /> Meet the winners of the 2011<br /> Tire Technology International Awards<br /> 2011's<br /> hottest<br /> technology<br /> This year's most innovative<br /> tire developments revealed<br /> PEOPLE<br /> Chuck Yurkovich vice president of global technology, Cooper Tires · Osamu Mikami president, Yokohama Europe<br /> · Marc Junio general director, Goodyear Innovation Center Luxembourg · Hee-Se Ahn vice president of sales,<br /> Hankook Europe · Dr Alan Gent University of Akron · Jonas Lundberg Reosense · Wolfgang Schöffl Oerlikon Saurer<br /> <br /> A P R I L <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=1"> mmm$j_h[j[Y^debe]o_dj[hdWj_edWb$Yec APRIL 2011 </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=2"> </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=3"> A P R I L 2 0 1 1 </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=4"> IN THIS ISSUE Editor's note T </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=5"> We supply the Difference for your Success Conti M</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=6"> IWNHDAUTS’TSRNYEFWOCUS €100 million R&D rev</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=7"> WHAT’S NEW Bridgestone’s secret weapon </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=8"> RogeR Williams “The gap between the conventi</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - 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April 2011 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=15"> review Curing problems cured </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=16"> review A&D Technology enjoyed </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=17"> hand-held tread reader Another technology being </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=18"> REVIEW SICK was also demonstrating laser scanner</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=19"> REVIEW Paints and coatings Chemicals specialist</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=20"> review CO mold 2 cleaning LKY’s mob</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - 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It will also create about 4,600 new job</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=40"> Tire Manufacturing Innovation of the Year Winner:</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=41"> Tire Industry Supplier of the Year Winner: Oerlik</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=42"> Tire Technology of the Year Winner: Goodyear Ultr</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=43"> Environmental Achievement of the Year Winner:Yoko</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=44"> We are delighted to announce that opening the con</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=45"> CALL FOR PAPERS The Tire Technology Conference is</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=46"> Tire/road inTeracTion </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=47"> TIRE/ROAD INTERACTION </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=48"> tire/road interaction It was also in t</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=49"> tire/road interaction Money pits The questio</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=50"> TIRE/ROAD INTERACTION Nynas bitumen lab accredi</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=51"> mmm$j_h[j[Y^debe]o ’ s s This year’s most in</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=52"> VULCANIZATION Slow motion Benny George from the R</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=53"> R ubbers and plastics belong</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=54"> vulcanization Above left</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=55"> We are specialists in process- and QM technology </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=56"> TIRE LEGENDS by Joe Walter Quiet visionary In a</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=57"> DISCOVERING NEW DIMENSIONS TIRE MANUFACTURI</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=58"> in brief PRODUCTION UPDATE TBR boost in Thailand </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=59"> Creating durable tires Our Twaron fiber is a key </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=60"> UNIVERSITY FOCUS HC CC </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=61"> UNIVERSITY FOCUS H C Big Big Big Bi</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=62"> HUNIVERSITY FOCUS H C HH C H H </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=63"> University FocUs “At higher Black loading, the</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=64"> Quality first, no compromise on tires ■ DO</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=65"> BULLETIN BOARD Gas circulation unit for curing</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=66"> Tire Tail Industry people Dr Alan Gent, a revere</a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=67"> </a> <a title="Tire Technology International - April 2011 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7a0dd06c?page=68"> </a>