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Top Rubber and Tire Solutions Companies - 2022

With each passing year, the demands of the automotive and aerospace markets for tire technology solutions grow more challenging. There is an increasing need for more sustainable rubber manufacturing practices, which entails the implementation of the latest innovations in the field. Achieving optimal tire production results all while remaining compliant and price-competitive requires the assistance of industry professionals that have witnessed the evolution of rubber and technology together. And, as an industry expected to gross 267 billion dollars within 2022 alone, the sheer size of 2.7 billion units in demand—and rising—has placed several manufacturers and related organization in quite a precarious position.

Many companies, led by individuals who thoroughly understand the requirements of today, and tomorrow, have emerged over the past decade and have been making revolutionary changes in the rubber and tiring manufacturing industry on a global scale. These organizations promise the market impeccable technology solutions and best manufacturing processes that ensure the success of rubber production facilities everywhere.

To help CIOs navigate through the list of rubber and tire solution providers, our distinguished selection panel, comprising CEOs, CIOs and VCs, industry analysts, and the editorial board of Manufacturing Technology Insights Europe narrowed the top Rubber and Tire Solution Providers in Europe that exhibit competence in delivering solutions that tackle the various manufacturing complexities in the modern world.

We present to you Manufacturing Technology Insights Europe Magazine’s Top 10 Rubber and Tire Solutions Providers in Europe - 2022.

    Top Rubber and Tire Solutions companies

  • DRI Rubber – based in Waalwijk, the Netherlands –contributes largely to the circular economy by reprocessing and upcycling rubber waste streams into new materials, products and solutions. DRI Rubber not only lowers the rubber industry’s environmental footprint but also delivers high-quality, eco-friendly rubber materials as an alternative to prime rubber compounds. The company processes and handles approx. 50.000 metric tons ofrubber materials per annum on a global scale. DRI Rubber is the inventor of the current grading system in the tire and rubber industry thereby optimizing waste streams in the process.

    drirubber.com

  • Marangoni Meccanica is the global leader in tire-manufacturing machinery design and production. From its Alpha R extruders and applicators (which in the 1980s revolutionized the technology for the application of tread, and of all non-reinforced components) to the high advanced 3 Drum OTR TBMs, Marangoni Meccanica’s latest technology portfolio includes tire assembly machinery, stripwinding machines platform, last-generation tooling, new IT architectures Industry 4.0 and HMI solutions.

    marangonimachinery.com

  • ResiCare, a part of Michelin Group, is developing bio-resin materials with the purpose to create sustainable tires for a safer environment. The company markets high-performance resins made without formaldehyde, isocyanate or resorcinol that improve their clients’ product performance with a minimum impact on their processes. Meanwhile, in accordance with Michelin’s ambition to substitute its formalin- and resorcinol-free adhesives, Resicare is an active member of the BioImpulse Project that brings together multiple French business leaders from different sectors to develop a biosourced resin within a span of six years. The project aims to promote a new adhesive resin technology without any of the Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC).

    www.resicare.com

  • Borflex Rex

    Borflex Rex

    DRI Rubber – based in Waalwijk, the Netherlands – contributes largely to the circular economy by reprocessing and upcycling rubber waste streams into new materials, products and solutions. DRI Rubber not only lowers the rubber industry’s environmental footprint but also delivers high-quality, eco-friendly rubber materials as an alternative to prime rubber compounds. The company processes and handles approx. 50.000 metric tons of rubber materials per annum on a global scale. DRI Rubber is the inventor of the current grading system in the tire and rubber industry thereby optimizing waste streams in the process.

  • CORMACH

    CORMACH

    Cormach is located in Correggio, the house land of the Automotive Service equipment for garage and tyre shops, just like Tyre Changers. Born in 1989, it was established by its founder Mr Gianfranco Cabassi. Since the beginning, the target of the company was to introduce on the market up-to-date equipment together with the continuous aim of their customers’ maximum satisfaction. Dynamic, flexible and with a modern vision and the desire to afford the challenges and incentives of an evolving market: these are the characteristics which, since ever, enabled CORMACH to be in few years one of the main players of the domestic and worldwide market.

  • Europiren

    Europiren

    Europiren offers MagPro®, a high active magnesium oxide (MgO) which is used in rubber compounding as a scorch retarder and acid acceptor. Based in Rotterdam (NL), Europiren is the sales and distribution company of the Brucite+ Group. The company started with the production of brucite in 2005 and has since been growing fast. To replace all toxic halogenated flame retardants and synthetically produce flame retardants, the company’s first intended application area of brucite was for flame retardants in polymers. Building on that legacy, in 2018, Europiren started the production of MagPro®, a high active magnesium oxide (MgO) used in rubber compounding as a scorch retarder and acid acceptor.

  • inmess GmbH

    inmess GmbH

    inmess GmbH from Bremen (Germany) has its roots in the measuring and testing technology for the wheel and tire industry. In close cooperation with the automotive industry and its suppliers but also with test laboratories, inmess has developed a large number of machines for testing and optimisation of wheels, tyre and wheel assemblies in laboratories as well as in production lines. Customers all over the world benefit from the use of the most advanced technologies and the expertise of our experienced staff as well as an excellent service around the clock.

  • KONŠTRUKTA TireTech

    KONŠTRUKTA TireTech

    KONŠTRUKTA-TireTech is a globally recognized machinery supplier for the production of vehicle tires, specializing in tire components preparation. The company’s extrusion, cutting, and winding equipment have been installed in more than 70 tire factories in 32 countries worldwide. The company strongly focuses on developing and producing equipment with high production efficiency and accuracy, low space requirement, low energy consumption, and flexibility in operation. KONŠTRUKTA-TireTech supplies the equipment of the highest technical level and provides our customers with the production process optimization.

  • STEELASTIC

    STEELASTIC

    STEELASTIC is the leading designer and manufacturer of extrusion-based systems for manufacturing belt, cap strip, inner liner, and apex components for passenger, truck, bus, off-road, aircraft, and motorcycle tires. STEELASTIC is fueling a “Go Calenderless” revolution in the tire-making industry, allowing tire makers to manufacture shorter runs of multiple SKUs now profitably. Today, STEELASTIC has over 900 systems operating in more than 55 countries worldwide. Heico Companies LLC has owned STEELASTIC since 1998. Chicago-based Heico is a privately held, WBENC-certified business with a portfolio of more than 50 companies worldwide representing engineered components, specialty equipment, construction, industrial services, and steel products.

  • Zeppelin Systems

    Zeppelin Systems

    Zeppelin System provides its customers with support from project development to engineering, production, automation, control technology, on-site assembly, and commissioning through to after-sales service. Customers of this SBU range from plastics producers and processors to manufacturers in the rubber and tire, chemicals, and food industries. Zeppelin carries out various tests on an industrial scale for these target groups at three technology centers throughout Germany. In addition, the business unit Aviation & Industrial Service offers technical services for the aerospace, automotive, mechanical and plant engineering, and railway and medical technology industries.