May 27, 2015 Tyre World International Co.,Ltd held in Heilongjiang Farm tire performance presentations, show Michelin radial tires and ultra-low voltage technology tire in soil conservation and fuel-saving aspects of outstanding performance.
Compared with the traditional bias line technology is the application of Chinese agricultural tires, Michelin agricultural radial tire contact area 30% larger than the same specifications as the bias tire line, in the case of loose soil to reduce slippage, resulting in reduction of fuel consumption. Michelin ultra-low voltage technology after another radial technology breakthrough innovations, this technology was developed by Michelin in 2003 invention, enables larger ground area of the tire, while tire than the Michelin agricultural radial tire reduced by 20 per cent to 40 %, more conducive to soil protection.
Michelin North America Inc. has released an official statement saying that the company will spend $ 22 million to upgrade its US city of Dothan, Alabama (Dothan, Alabama) plant to expand production capacity of high-performance light truck / SUV tire.
Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America Inc., said the investment project includes Dothan plant equipment upgrades, and recruit 40 new employees and will be completed next year in summer, when the production plant described above, high-performance light truck / SUV tires can the 10% increase in the previous basis.
Michelin Dothan plant has been in operation for more than 35 years time, the plant currently a total of 560 employees, the production of tires mainly supply the North American market.
Since last December, Michelin has successively expanded in Germany and Hungary plant capacity, expansion of the tires were self-repair (Self-seal) technology tires and UHP ultra high performance tires.http://www.tyreworldchina.com/