VMI Group unveils steel cord cutting line

Dawson, Brad
February 2010
Rubber & Plastics News;2/22/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 15, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that VMI Group has followed up its VMI Maxx tire building technology with a steel cord cutting unit designed to eliminate downtime and emphasize uniformity in the cutting process. The Maxx Cutter, like the TBM unveiled in 2009, was developed to take labor costs out with more automation and maximize output, said Kees Janszen, VMI research and development manager. The company is touting the new machine as operating at a pace 20-percent faster than traditional cutters.


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