Nylon, Age-Old or Revolutionary?
Nylon, Age-Old or Revolutionary?

Nylon is found everywhere around us. It is in the toothbrush we brush with, the carpets we walk on, the jackets we go skiing in, the baskets in our dishwashers, and the tires on our car. It is hard to believe that nylon has been around for more than 75 years, starting as a replacement for silk in women’s stockings; then becoming strategic to World War II in flak jackets and parachute cord.

 
Michelin View on Material
Michelin View on Material

“Sustainable mobility should be safer, more efficient, more accessible, clean, connected and more enjoyable.”

 
The Effects of Capmax on Tire Rolling Resistance
The Effects of Capmax on Tire Rolling Resistance

Global warming is a tremendous concern in modern times and the transportation sector was responsible for 14 percent of 2010 global greenhouse gas emissions. Fossil fuel use remains the main source of CO2, and therefore reducing fossil fuel consumption will decrease CO2 emissions.

 
Kordsa’s Investments Continue at a Great Pace Through Increases in Capacity
Kordsa’s Investments Continue at a Great Pace Through Increases in Capacity

Kordsa held a groundbreaking ceremony for an additional factory line in Izmit, Turkey to increase polyester yarn capacity by 7,000 tons. In addition to this new polyester yarn line investment, Kordsa also held a groundbreaking ceremony for the "polypropylene monofilament" line in the field of construction reinforcement.

 
Continental and Kordsa Join Forces to Create a New Adhesion System for Textile Reinforcement Materials
Continental and Kordsa Join Forces to Create a New Adhesion System for Textile Reinforcement Materials

The tire divisions of Kordsa, a leading international supplier of textile reinforcing materials for the tire industry, and technology company Continental are working together on a new, sustainable adhesion system standard for bonding textile reinforcement materials to rubber based compounds.

 
Kordsa at Techtextil, the World’s Leading International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles
Kordsa at Techtextil, the World’s Leading International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles

Kordsa, a Sabancı Holding affiliate, attended Techtextil 2017, the leading trade fair and platform for the technical textiles industry. The fair connects today’s technical textile technology to the future, and Kordsa presented its most innovative products in the composite and construction reinforcement technologies sector to visitors.

 
Kordsa Ceo Cenk Alper Speaks at the Financial Times Conference Organized in London: “We are Creating Value by Consuming Less Resources”
Kordsa Ceo Cenk Alper Speaks at the Financial Times Conference Organized in London: “We are Creating Value by Consuming Less Resources”

Kordsa CEO Cenk Alper spoke at the “Future of Manufacturing Summit” organized by the Financial Times in London. Addressing the session on “Remaking Manufacturing – Circular Economy Opportunities”, Alper explained the link between maintaining a sustainable brand, the manufacturing process, and the value created for customers.

 
Nylon 6.6 As Superior Cap Ply
Nylon 6.6 As Superior Cap Ply

Current tire production technology and the need for high performance call for bi-elastic cap ply: Nylon 6.6 fulfills this requirement

 
Kordsa Reinforces its Position in the US Market
Kordsa Reinforces its Position in the US Market

Kordsa, a global player in tire, composite and construction reinforcement technologies, has supported its existing investment in the U.S. market with a new purchase. Kordsa's subsidiary in the U.S.,

 
Kordsa at Tire Technology Expo
Kordsa at Tire Technology Expo

Kordsa participated in the Tire Technology Exposition in Hannover, where the latest tire industry technologies and trends are shared. While displaying its tire reinforcement technologies, Kordsa also shared information on its product Monolyx for heavy construction equipment with participants at the conference as part of the exposition.

 
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About Kordsa

Established in 1973 as a subsidiary of Sabancı Holding, Kordsa is the leading manufacturer of industrial nylon and polyester yarn, tire cord fabric and single end cord. The success story started in İzmit-Turkey in 1973 with Sabancı Holding’s tire cord manufacturing plant investment.

www.kordsa.com

 
 
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