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TORONTO, CANADA (June 14, 2023). A BIG heartfelt congratulations to Tyromer’s Ankita Saikia on winning an Industry Leadership Award for Best Young Leader from TRAC, The Tire & Rubber Association of Canada!


The Young Leader award recognizes inspirational and dedicated young leaders who demonstrate industry leadership in management, innovation, technology and/or sustainability within their organization or community.


CleanTech at Tyromer Windsor

Tyromer’s new facility in Windsor, Canada is cleantech in action! Come take a look at the facility, listen to the story behind the technology, and hear from the Tyromer team. 

Tyromer TDP is Easy to Use

Tyromer’s devulcanized rubber is a great fit in rubber product manufacturing. In this video, Tire-Derived Polymer (TDP) is used for tire compound manufacturing at Airboss Rubber Solutions in Kitchener, Canada.


Apollo Tyres, Tyromer Inc. announces sustainable material partnership

BANGALORE, November 23, 2022 – At the 2022 International Rubber Conference in Bangalore, India, Tyromer and Apollo Tyres announced a sustainable materials partnership. Apollo’s Chief Advisor for R&D, PK Mohammed, said in a statement:


“This partnership with Tyromer is a step towards achieving our sustainability goals… Producing new tyres using sustainable raw materials is currently the most efficient path to meet our circular economy goals.”

Tire-to-Tire Recycling: Partnership between Tyromer and Continental Tires


WATERLOO, CANADA AND ARNHEM, THE NETHERLANDS (November 14, 2022). Tyromer is pleased to announce that its recycled rubber material, produced via its environmentally sustainable, non-chemical extruder devulcanization of end-of-life tire rubber, is now used by Continental Tires.

NEW UPDATE: Tyromer again makes Top 10 of Elastomers for Sustainability (E4S) by ERJ

LONDON, December 15, 2021 – Tyromer has managed to make the top 10 of European Rubber Journal’s 4th update to their Top 10 Elastomers for Sustainability ranking. 


The Canadian company is proud to once again be considered amongst some of the largest and most powerful companies in the rubber and polymer industry.

The Tyre Recycling Podcast | Episode #21 | Business Witness: Jon Visiasouk and Jos van Son, Tyromer

LONDON, March 26, 2021 – Tyromer recently joined Richard Wilson and Ewan Scott of Tyre & Rubber Recycling Magazine on their Tyre Recycling Podcast, episode #21.

Jon Visaisouk and Jos van Son of Tyromer explain about the new Tyromer facility in Arnhem, The Netherlands and give their take on the current state of tire recycling. The Arnhem facility has been online since late 2021 and is the showcase Tyromer facility for all of Europe.

Ankita Saikia Considered for Recircle Awards Employee of the Year

LONDON, March 22, 2021 – Ankita Saikia Considered for Recircle Awards Employee of the Year.


2021 brought us the inaugural (Tire Industry) Recircle Awards, and Tyromer’s Director of Quality & R&D, Ankita Saikia, was considered as a finalist for Employee of the Year. While she was a close runner-up to the winner, Ankita (and the whole Tyromer team) has continued to show diligence, passion, and creativity in our work. Her contribution to the company and to devulcanization in general are well-recognized, and we are proud to have her as a member of the Tyromer family! Congratulations Ankita!

Tyromer Turns Old Tyres Into New Tires in Arnhem, The Netherlands

ARNHEM, February 24, 2021 – Tyromer Inc., a Canadian cleantech devulcanization company, is completing its first facility outside of Canada. 


Tyromer Europe B.V. has been established in Arnhem, The Netherlands, to serve as a showcase facility for the European market. Development Company Oost NL shares its take on the Tyromer Europe operation which will focus on tire-to-tire recycling and speaks with Mr. Jos van Son, Tyromer Europe B.V.’s Managing Director. 


Tyromer selected #3 of Elastomers for Sustainability (E4S) by European Rubber Journal

LONDON, July 29, 2020 – Tyromer selected #3 of top 10 Elastomers for Sustainability (E4S) by European Rubber Journal.


In the first ever ranking of projects contributing most to raising the environmental profile of the elastomers/rubber industry, Tyromer was selected as #3 of the top 10 by European Rubber Journal. Tyromer is proud to be amongst reputable industry leaders and will continue to be advocates for sustainability as well as demonstrate how sustainability can be a win-win scenario for those in the tire and rubber industry.

Dr. Tom Corr joins Tyromer Inc. as Chairman of the Board

TORONTO, November 18, 2019 – Tyromer Inc. is pleased to announce that Dr. Tom Corr has joined its board as a director and Chair.


Dr. Corr brings deep experience in the entire spectrum of innovation commercialization, corporate management and board governance. During the past 10 years he was the President and CEO of Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE).

Tyromer Wins 2018 BIG Sustainability Leadership Award

PHILADELPHIA, July 17, 2018 – Tyromer Inc. has won a 2018 Sustainability Leadership Award from Business Intelligence Group (BIG).

Headquartered in New Jersey, USA, BIG Awards seek to recognize companies and individuals with persistence, vision, and creativity.

Tyromer Wins 2018 Edison Awards Gold Medal

New York City, NY – April 11, 2018 – From the 2018 Edison Awards: “We are proud to announce the Winners for the 2018 Edison Awards™. These Gold, Silver and Bronze Winners were chosen as the “best of the best” by the world’s top senior business executives, academics, and innovation professionals.”

Society of Plastics Engineers Praises Professor Tzoganakis

Tyromer is pleased to announce and congratulate Professor Costas Tzoganakis as the 2018 recipient of the Coperion-sponsored Heinz Hermann Twin-Screw Award from the Extrusion Division of The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) at the 2018 ANTEC held in Orlando FL, May 7 – 10.

Tyromer Devulcanization Technology Inventor Recognized

Tyromer Inc. congratulates Professor Costas Tzoganakis, the inventor of its patented supercritical carbon dioxide assisted twin-screw extrusion technology for rubber devulcanization, for receiving the prestigious 2018 James L. White Award from the Polymer Processing Society.

Tyromer Presents at Circular Materials 2018 Conference

Sam Visaisouk, CEO, Tyromer Inc., attended the recent 2018 Circular Material Conference ( in Gothenburg, Sweden, where he gave a presentation on the Tyromer TDP as a circular material for the tire industry.

Congratulations! Tyromer is now ISO 9001:2015 certified.

Tyromer recently received ISO 9001:2015 certification for Quality Management Systems. The Company has demonstrated its ability to consistently provide product and service that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.

Retread Tire Association Welcomes New Member Tyromer

Tyromer is a new member of the Retread Tire Association, or RTA. The RTA is dedicated to promoting and defending the environmental and economic benefits of retreading, and offers a wide variety of resources for its members.

Tyromer chosen as Top 100 private companies in North American by Red Herring

We are proud to announce that Tyromer has been selected as a winner in the Top 100 private companies in North America by Red Herring.

Tyromer Receives ASIP Funding Assistance to Devulcanize EPDM

We are honored to announce that Tyromer will be receiving $3.4 million in funding assistance from the Canadian Government’s Automotive Supplier Innovation Program (ASIP).

EC urged to 'safeguard' retreading industry

The International Retread Association is calling on the European Commission to take action to “safeguard” the European retreading industry from the negative effects of rising imports of “low-quality, low-cost” truck tires from China.

China Rubber Industry visits Tyromer

Sam Visaisouk, CEO, Tyromer Inc., is pleased to announce that Tyromer Inc. hosted a delegation from the China Rubber Industry (CRIA) at the Tyromer Waterloo production facility in Kitchener.

What Is Old Can Be New Again With Green Tire Recycling

Tyromer was featured on Mediaplanet Canada.


SUSTAINABILITY Used tires may start to breathe new life thanks to an innovative process that can break down old rubber for reuse in new tires — without hurting the environment.

Must Find New Uses for Rubber Crumb

WASHINGTON (May 30, 2013) — The recession of the past several years has changed the fundamentals of the scrap tire market in several ways, forcing the industry’s keyplayers to respond in kind, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association’s (RMA) chief scrap tire expert.

Tyromer Selected as TiE50 Finalist

TiE stands for Talent, Ideas and Enterprise. It is a global and not-for-profit organization of a network of entrepreneurs and professionals dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship, providing a platform for mentoring, networking and education for technology entrepreneurs worldwide.

Tyromer Attends China Rubber Industry Association Annual Meeting

Tyromer technology inventor Professor Costas Tzoganakis was invited to give a presentation about Tyromer’s rubber devulcanization at the China Rubber Industry Association’s annual meeting.

Tyromer 3rd Place Winner of Berkeley-Haas Open Innovation Award

Sam Visaisouk, CEO, Tyromer Inc., is pleased to announce that Tyromer has received a Third Place Award in the Start-up Disruption category of the prestigious Berkeley-Hass Open Innovation Awards at the 2015 World Open Innovation Conference.

Tyromer Attends Ontario CleanTech Trade Mission to China

CEO Sam Visaisouk met with potential licensees and JV partners in Nangjing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Beijing. Many Chinese reclaimed rubber producers were genuinely interested in the non-chemical solvent devulcanization technology.