On August 24, the unveiling ceremony of Prinx Chengshan New Energy Automobile Tire Co-ordinated Research Laboratory was held in Rongcheng, Shandong Province, with the theme of "New Energy, New Challenges and Win-Win for Future ".
The meeting was presided over by Mr. Xuexin Qu, deputy general manager of Prinx Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Company Ltd. Jilin University, Qingdao University of Science and Technology, Qingdao Wu’s Environmental Protection Technology Development Co., Ltd., Tongcheng New Materials Group Co., Ltd., Solvey Fine Chemical Additives (Qingdao) Co., Ltd., Eastman (China) Investment Management Co., Ltd., and Alang Xinke High Performance Elastomer (Changzhou) Co., Ltd., Bekaert (China) Technology Research and Development Co., Ltd., Shandong Jingbo Zhongju New Materials Co., Ltd., Netherlands (Beijing) Intelligent Technology Co., Ltd., Fujian Yuchen Microelectronics Co., Ltd., Suzhou HCTech Technology Co., Ltd., and a total of 12 well-known research institutes and tire industry upstream and downstream leading enterprises participated in this ceremony. These participants presented and discussed their latest research results and future research directions of new energy automobile tires from their respective fields. And Mr. Changbo Liu, general manager of Prinx Chengshan Research and Development Center, shared research background, strategy, objectives, tasks and future plans of new energy automobile tires. Mr. Hongmin Zhang, president of Shandong Rubber Industry Association, and Mr. Dang Lu, professor of Jilin University, inaugurated and awarded the Cooperative Research Laboratory of New Energy Automobile Tires.
Academies and enterprises participating in technical exchanges and discussions have reached consensus with Prinx Chengshan on the future planning of new energy automobile tires and research tasks of the laboratory, as well as identified preliminary projects. In order to make full use of the research achievements and technological advantages of participating scientific research institutes and enterprises, the two parties signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement.
Mr. Xuexin Qu, deputy general manager of Prinx Chengshan, said the new energy automobile tire collaborative research lab would adhere to the development concept of open innovation, complementary advantages, collaborative sharing and altruistic win-win. With the direction of greening, digitalization and intelligence, this research lab will devote itself to tire low rolling resistance, low energy consumption, low pollution emission, low operating cost, high safety performance, high grasp ability, high driving mileage and research on high recycling. Prinx Chengshan will grasp the development trend of new energy automobile market and continue to increase the research on new energy automobile tires.
The new energy automobile tire collaborative research laboratory will improve R&D level on new energy automobile tire of the industry. Prinx Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Company will provide more satisfying products to customers from the perspective of tire life cycle, which marks that Prinx Chengshan’s research in the field of new energy automobile tires will develop to a wider field has stepped into a higher level.