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Pirelli Becomes UN Global Compact LEAD Company

Pirelli & C. S.p.A. has been certified as a UN Global Compact LEAD company, making it the only global company in the automobiles and parts sector among LEAD-certified companies. This year saw 37 companies selected as Global Compact LEAD companies, bestowed here with the recognition of being the most committed group in the world when it comes to implementing the...

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Yokohama Rubber Indonesian Subsidiary Gains American Petroleum Institute Certification

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (TYO:5101) recently announced that PT Yokohama Industrial Products Manufacturing Indonesia (YIID), a production and sales subsidiary for marine products, has been granted API Specification Q1 9th Edition (API Spec Q1) certification by the American Petroleum Institute. API Spec Q1 is an internationally recognized standard that outlines quality management system requirements for organizations in the petroleum, petrochemical...

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Trinseo Acquires World’s First Mass Balance Certification for SBR, Aiding Sustainable Tire Production

Global latex adhesive and synthetic rubber manufacturer Trinseo SA has acquired mass balance certification from the body of International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC), a system for certifying sustainability. Trinseo has received certification for three materials: styrene–butadiene rubber (SBR) manufactured in Schkopau, Germany; polyethylene manufactured in Tessenderlo, Belgium; and polycarbonate manufactured in Stade, Germany. This is the world’s first instance...

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Michelin’s Pilot Sport 4 S Tire Scores High in Japanese Grading System

Michelin recently received high marks in Japan for the Pilot Sport 4 S, one of the company’s performance tires. Under Japan’s tire grading system, the tire received an “A” for rolling resistance and an “a” (in some areas a “B-a”) for wet grip performance. Although not specialized for fuel-efficiency, the Pilot Sport 4 S gained notice due to its support...

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