2019 sees Bridgestone EMEA, in partnership with leading car manufacturers, showcasing new technologies

New to 2019, the innovative Enliten technology enabling less materials to be used in tyre production and improving the tyre’s fuel efficiency was brought to the roads for a more sustainable mobility. Several ground-breaking CASE mobility projects launched in partnership with leading car manufacturers addressed global macro trends, such as climate change and urbanisation. Bridgestone […]

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Goodyear South Africa hosts a Ribbon Cutting ceremony to unveil its state-of-the-art machinery

[caption id="attachment_3757" align="alignright" width="330"]8 Goodyear SA Ribbon Cutting ceremony1Lyndon Ownhouse, Celso Lahr, Oguzhan Alptekin, Nomkhita Mona, Athol Trollip, Darren Hayes-Powell, Wayne Nicholson.[/caption]Port Elizabeth, South Africa, December 7, 2017 – At an event officiated by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Mayor, Cllr Athol Trollip, Goodyear South Africa officially unveiled its upgraded, state-of -the-art Uitenhage manufacturing facility.

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One million injury-free hours for tyre giant’s Ladysmith expansion project

[caption id="attachment_2904" align="alignright" width="330"]25 SRSA Factory Expansion Construction 3View of the expansions that have commenced at SRSA’s manufacturing plant in Ladysmith.[/caption]Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA) – parent company to the Dunlop brand – has recently achieved one million lost time injury-free hours on their current expansion projects underway at their production plant in the industrial hub of Danskraal, Ladysmith. This is equates to 713 days – and counting – without a lost time accident.

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New distribution facility to support Dunlop’s growth capacity

[caption id="attachment_2646" align="alignright" width="330"]6 Raj Balmakhun Riaz HaffejeeRaj Balmakhun, left, CEO of property development company, Newlyn Group, with Riaz Haffejee, CEO of SRSA[/caption]Dunlop SA has acquired a firm grip on its escalating distribution needs locally and into Africa with the opening of its new 12 500 sq/m purpose-built warehouse in Cato Manor, Durban.

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Sumitomo Rubber South Africa invests R2 billion to expand KZN tyre manufacturing plant

[caption id="attachment_2546" align="alignright" width="330"]31 SumitomoSA KZNSoil-turning ceremony marking the expansion project. (L-R) Riaz Haffejee – CEO: SRSA, Michael Mabuyakhulu – MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Dr Rob Davies – Minister: Department of Trade and Industry, Yutaka Kuroda – Executive Director, SRI Ltd.[/caption]Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (Pty) Ltd (SRSA) – announces the commencement of the second phase of its R2 billion investment for the upgrade and expansion of its tyre manufacturing plant at Ladysmith, in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province.

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Goodyear South Africa to invest ZAR670 million to increase High-Value-Added production at Uitenhage Tyre Factory

21 GY UitenhageGoodyear South Africa has announced that it will invest ZAR670 million to increase production of high-value-added (HVA) consumer tyres at its Uitenhage manufacturing plant to drive profitable growth and meet market demands.

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