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Hankook Tire America Corporation, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA, posted an increase of US sales of 22 % to USD 613 million.
BFS introduced a new passenger tyre and a heavy-duty light truck and commercial tyre line at the Chicago Auto Show, February, 2007.
Fenner Dunlop Americas Inc. plans spend about USD 50 million to build a new belt-making facility outside of Atlanta and add new equipment.
Titan International Inc., Quincy, IL, USA, posted double digit increase of its sales for the fourth quarter and year in 2006 mostly due to contributions from its farm and off-the-road tire sales purchased from Goodyear and Continental respectively.
Trelleborg Sealing Systems, the former Chase-Walton Elastomers Inc., operation in Hudson, MA, USA, has moved into a larger facility in Northboro, MA.
Loparex Inc., Willowbrook, IL, USA, major manufacturer of specialty coated release liners, films and tapes has invested in a new extrusion line in its Guangzhou plant in China.
Michelin North America Inc. has begun production of its X-One wide single truck tyre at its Canadian Waterville, Nova Scotia Plant, after of a USD 82 million plant expansion announced in early 2006.
Ford Motor Co. and Bentley Motors Ltd. are recalling vehicles because of wheel problems, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).