NEXEN TIRE Unveils Sustainable Demonstration Tire

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NEXEN TIRE, a prominent global tire manufacturer, has revealed a demonstration tire that showcases its commitment to sustainability, as it is composed of 52% sustainable materials.

This is just one example of the company's extensive efforts to pursue sustainability, utilising current and emerging technologies to engineer eco-friendly tires for vehicles.

The tire maker's experts have used a combination of renewable and recycled materials to create the demonstration tire, composed of 44% renewable materials, including natural rubber, bio-based synthetic rubber, and silica sourced from rice husk waste residue.

Additionally, the tire contains 8% recycled materials, such as polyester cord made from recycled PET bottles and bead wire obtained from scrap iron using an electric arc furnace.

According to a representative from NEXEN TIRE, this research exemplifies the company's dedication to being at the forefront of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations in the tire industry. By exploring new technologies and identifying future opportunities, NEXEN TIRE's team has successfully produced a tire that contains 52% sustainable raw materials. The company's commitment to innovation for a better future remains unwavering.

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