Allied Industries articles

INFICON Leak Testing Technology Helps Launch Hydrogen-Powered Race-car

INFICON Leak Testing Technology Helps Launch Hydrogen-Powered Race-car

Leak-detection equipment helped launch the world’s first race-car equipped with a hydrogen combustion engine in 2014 and will play an important role in bringing hydrogen-powered engines to consumer markets in years to come. INFICON hydrogen leak detectors were used to develop the Aston Martin Rapide S that completed last year’s 24-hour race ADAC Zurich race,

Bridgestone Americas receives 2015 Edison Gold Award

Bridgestone Americas has announced that it was recognised with a 2015 Edison Gold Award for Innovation in Automotive Solutions during the ceremony and gala dinner, held in New York on April 23. The company received the award for its innovative work aimed at diversifying the world’s natural rubber supply using rubber derived from guayule, a woody

CSA Group opens new Lab to facilitate Zero Emission Vehicle development

  CSA Group, a global provider of testing and certification services and leading standards development organization, opened a new laboratory for the testing and certification of high pressure fuel systems and related components used on-board low and zero emission vehicle The new lab addresses a growing market for environmentally friendly vehicles and the resulting infrastructure

Hankook continues to partner with DTM for 2015 Touring Series

  On May 2nd, the DTM kicks off the 2015 season in traditional style on the Hockenheimring. For Hankook, this marks the fifth year as the exclusive tyre partner to the most popular international touring car series with Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. As always, the premium manufacturer is perfectly prepared and, with its Ventus Race

Goodyear to Build Tyre Factory in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has announced it will build a new tyre factory in San Luis Potosi, Mexico to serve its customers in the Americas. Goodyear Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard J. Kramer made the announcement here today at a ceremony with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. The new factory, combined with

Michelin’s Eight US Plants Recognised for Workplace Safety

At its annual meeting today, the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) presented eight of its 20 safety awards this year to US Michelin manufacturing plants. Two Michelin production facilities were recognized for excellence in worker health and safety, and six were acknowledged for significant improvements in these categories. RMA’s Safety and Health Improvement Program (SHIP) awards, established

Volkswagen gets EUR 400M loan from EDC

 Export Development Canada (EDC) has announced financing of EUR 400 million to Germany-based Volkswagen Group (Volkswagen). The corporate financing is focused upon Volkswagen’s expansion of their operations in the Southern United States and Mexico. The financing is designed to create opportunities for qualified small and medium-sized Canadian companies to win new business with the global automotive giant as they grow their

KUKA Aerospace plans for growth with Michigan expansion

KUKA Systems is expanding its facility in Clinton Township, MI, to support the further growth of its aerospace business. Ground-breaking is expected in early May. The project is the third in a series of current investments to expand the R&D, engineering and manufacturing footprint of KUKA’s global aerospace group, based in Michigan. KUKA already has opened a

Evana Automation Ships Two Custom, Lean Assembly Systems to Tier 1 Automotive Supplier

Evana Automation Specialists, a leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently shipped two custom assembly systems to a Tier 1 automotive supplier of fuel and braking fluid delivery components that will fabricate low pressure fuel rail assemblies for two different parts. Each system consists of seven different lean work