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Michelin Japan Plans October Launch for Michelin X One Truck and Bus Retreads

Nihon Michelin Tire Co. Ltd. recently announced that it will start selling retreads of the Michelin X One, a wide single tire for trucks and buses, starting from October 1. The launch will see the company accelerate its efforts toward cost-cutting and environmental protection in the transportation industry. As a single tire able to replace the dual tires used at...

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JRA Chairman Discusses Issues Facing Retreaded Tire Market in Japan

Japanese demand for retreaded tires has slowed in recent years, despite steady growth until 2014 driven by environmental and economic factors. Japan Rubber Weekly recently sat down for an interview with Tatsuo Gomi, chairman of the Japan Retreaders Association (JRA), to ask about several issues facing the industry. The JRA chairman started by saying he wants to properly push the...

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Retreaded Tires Need to Overcome Certain Challenges in Japanese Market, Says JRA Chairman

Japan Rubber Weekly recently spoke with Tatsuo Gomi, chairman of the Japan Retreaders Association (JRA). In addition to discussion of the market downturn of retreaded tires faced by Japan in 2015, Gomi delved into the market share of these tires and what the forecast is for them moving forward. At 5.143 million units, brand-new tires for trucks and buses fell...

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JRA Chairman on Market Downturn of Retreaded Tires

Ever since the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) stopped gathering up-to-date manufacturing statistics on retreaded tires in 2009, the Japan Retreaders Association (JRA) has taken over the task of collecting this information from around the country. JRA Chairman Tatsuo Gomi sat down for an interview recently with Japan Rubber Weekly, discussing the downturn that the country’s retread market...

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