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Kenda Global Expansion Continues with Announcement of Starco Acquisition

Kenda continues its global expansion today with the acquisition of Starco Europe. Besides a good cultural, organizational and strategic fit, both companies see significant long-term opportunities. Kenda has been a Starco supplier since 1982 and the relationship between the two … Read more

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Harjeev Kandhari appointed vice chairman of Doublestar Europe

Harjeev Kandhari has joined the board of directors of Doublestar Europe as vice chairman. The joint venture between Qingdao Doublestar and the Zenises Group, of which Kandhari is CEO, is responsible for the sale, marketing and distribution of all Doublestar … Read more

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YOKOHAMA celebrates 100th anniversary

Since its foundation in the city of Yokohama, Japan in 1917, The Yokohama Rubber Company has evolved into one of the leading global tyre manufacturers and in 2017 celebrates its 100th anniversary.

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Maxxis celebrates 50th anniversary

Bicycle tyre manufacturer Maxxis is celebrating its 50th anniversary in business this Month.

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More international tyre businesses join ITMA

Yanchang Rubber and Van den Ban become ITMA’s latest members The Association reaches a record high of 21 members Post-Brexit support likely to be even more important for international tyre manufacturers Two significant international tyre businesses have become the latest … Read more

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Zenises congratulate Triangle on it’s 40th Anniversary

Zenises CEO Harjeev Kandhari flew into China for lunch to present Triangle CEO Pierre Cohade with a specially made Pure gold amulet that represents a Ruyi and says “may all your dreams come true”. We wish Triangle a long and … Read more

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Future Tire Conference: 24-25th May 2016

Future Tire Conference, organised by European Rubber Journal, will take place for the first time during the international tire industry event REIFEN and co-located Rubber Tech Europe in Essen on 24-25 May 2016. The conference will look at current trends that are shaping the future of the … Read more

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Tyre Aging –The Last Word

Among other matters the European Commission Roadworthiness Committee has been deliberating on the difficult question of tyre aging. Here is what they have to say.

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New Member

ITMA is pleased to welcome Zenises into membership. The company will be represented by the well-known figure of Jorge Crespo.

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Professional Tyre Management Guide

This guide contains essential information necessary to the safe and efficient management of tyres fitted to heavy vehicles: trucks, trailers, buses and coaches. It is addressed to vehicle operators in the UK and reflects UK regulations and operating conditions. The … Read more

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