Artificial Intelligence Set to Transform Tire Industry

Cimcorp in the News

Rubber & Plastics News shares insights on tire automation from Cimcorp’s Don Heelis:

Artificial intelligence is coming quickly to booth tire manufacturing and tire technology, and they are transforming the basic concepts of the tire industry, according to speakers June 12 at “Driving to the Future,” the 2019 Tire & Rubber Summit in Toronto.

Hosted by the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, the summit presented speakers who described major changes in materials, regulations, manufacturing and design that affect the tire industry in fundamental ways.

Cimcorp Automation Ltd. has successfully brought Industry 4.0 to tire plants, according to Cimcorp Sales Manager Don Heelis.

Cimcorp has built and equipped high-tech plants in 40 countries on six continents, Heelis said. Among them are facilities for tire manufacturers including Goodyear, Bridgestone, Continental, Michelin, Giti, Yokohama and Linglong.

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