Track, Trace and Validate your Tire Inventory

SMART Tagging Solutions

FineLine Technologies, in partnership with major tire producers, has developed innovative RFID solutions for the next generation tire operations including: Smart Tires, Industry 4.0/Industrial IoT Systems and connected digital factories. With the expertise and knowledge available within our Ferm RFID Solutions and Data2 teams, these products are designed to meet the accuracy, tracking and tracing demands of the tire industry, from raw materials to tires used on vehicles.

Tire manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers

  • Efficiently and accurately scan tires in bulk
  • Improve traceability throughout the supply chain from quality control to point-of-sales
  • Use one label for multiple applications including trucks, aircraft, all-steel and high carbon black tire types
  • Use industry standard, high performance adhesive labeling materials
  • Implement RFID labels with international Standards and frequencies (ISO 18000-6C , EPC Class 1 Gen 2, RAIN, ETSI, FCC and ATA Spec 2000) for compliance

Tagging Solutions for Tire Manufacturing Logistics

Uniquely identify individual tires through all manufacturing phases, including building machine through curing, using barcode, RFID or a combination of the two data collection technologies, utilized in our patented tagging solutions.

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Benefits of tagging during manufacturing:

  • Unique serialization
  • Full process transparency
  • Process automation
  • Complete traceability down to an individual tire
  • Quality and warranty management

Labeling products for tire manufacturing logistics:

  • Bead application (including patented durable RFID labels for vulcanization)
  • Sidewall application (including patented durable RFID labels for vulcanization)

 

RFID Solutions for Tire Supply Chain and Inventory Management

Empower your warehouse, distribution, sales, shipping & receiving, and inventory management teams with accurate and reliable inventory visibility. RFID tread labels, designed and manufactured by FineLine, help supply chain owners gather more data without down-time, manual counting or guess work.

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Quickly locate inventory, down to the size and model, when tires are tagged with our reliable, patented RFID tread labeling solutions. Labels stay adhered under the most extreme temperatures, humidity and abrasion during transport and storage, ensuring brand image and process requirements are met or exceeded, regardless of tire types.

Benefits of RFID labeling for supply chain and inventory management :

  • Automated, efficient and accurate inventory management data collection
  • Supply chain process automation
  • RFID long range (up to 8 meters) and throughput (bulk scanning)
  • Grey market goods diversion detection
  • Regulatory compliance


Labels for supply chain and inventory management improvement:

  • Patented “4-dry-edge” labels for maintenance and cleaning free operation of printers and applicators
  • Fully preprinted color tread labels
  • Blank tread labels for in-plant printing (and RFID encoding)

Tire Tagging Solutions for Fleet Management

Fleet operators and fleet management companies are constantly faced with reliably and seamlessly managing vehicle tires. Track individual tires from the point of purchase, throughout its lifecycle, including its service history and end of life.  Customized RFID after-market tire tags are also effective as an anti-theft solution, or as critical solution for ‘pay-per-mile’, ‘pay-per-use’ or other new commercial business models.

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Benefits of RFID tagging for fleet tire management:

  • Track individual tires for inventory management, servicing and maintenance
  • Retrofit existing tires or integrate into tire during production or re-treading
  • RFID read range of over 2 meters
  • Scan tires with mobile or gateway RFID readers
  • Asset management and theft detection to individual tire

Tagging products for fleet tire management:

  • Patented RFID tag construction for on-tire application
  • Color and variable printing
  • RFID pre-encoded tags
  • All steel tire compatibility

Tagging Solutions for Re-Treaders

Tire re-treaders, take advantage of a wide range of patented solutions to uniquely identify tires through all stages of re-treading process. Using barcode, RFID or a combination of the two data collection technologies, re-treaders gain full product lifecycle management (PLM).

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Benefits of RFID tagging for re-treaders:

  • Unique serialization down to the tire casing
  • Complete traceability down to an individual tire casing
  • Quality and warranty management
  • Asset management of fleet tires
  • Tracking service and maintenance for fleet tires Regulatory compliance (Truck Tire Regulations Section § 393.75: Tires)


Tagging products for tire re-treaders:

  • Sidewall RFID foam tag
  • Fully preprinted color tread labels
  • Sidewall application
  • Blank tread labels for in-plant printing (and RFID encoding)

RFID Labeling Solutions for Aviation Tires

Aircraft tire manufacturers and re-treaders are subject to the ATA Spec 2000 automated identification and data capture requirements created by the aerospace industry. FineLine tire labels together with in-plant solution for printing and encoding are compliant with the RFID and barcode identification requirements under ATA Spec 2000.

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Benefits of tagging for aviation industry

  • Aviation industry ATA Spec 2000 compliance
  • Lower cost of documentation for compliance
  • Automated, efficient and accurate inventory data collection
  • RFID long range (up to 8 meters) and throughput (bulk scanning)
  • ATA Spec 2000 Aviation Birth Record for product lifecycle management (PLM)

Tagging products for aviation tires

  • High memory (2k bits) RFID EPC Gen2 compliant labels for tread application or vulcanization
  • In-plant printing solution compliant with ATA Spec 2000 data format
  • Patented “4-dry-edge” labels for maintenance and cleaning free operation of printers and applicators
  • Fully preprinted color tread labels
  • Blank tread labels for in-plant printing (and RFID encoding)

Tracking Solutions for Mold and Tooling Management

Identify, match and manage tire molds and other tooling to a machine, production batch, machine operator and each individual tire. FineLine’s patented tagging solutions provide full process transparency, to quickly identify and trace process inefficiency or quality issues within tire manufacturing. Advanced tagging solutions allow for unique identification of each tire mold segment, as well as bladder plates. By coupling the segments with the mold casing, it takes seconds to verify that the mold is correctly assembled and ready for manufacturing.

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Product lifecycle management (PLM) is made simple and reliable by collecting service and maintenance data for each individual mold and tooling to manage its performance.

Benefits of RFID  for Mold and Tooling Management:

  • Improve process efficiency, data accuracy and transparency
  • Fast and accurate locating of molds and mold parts including segments and bead rings
  • Improve planning and maintenance
  • 100% lifecycle management
  • One-to-one data aggregation in real time between design, mold, segments, bladder, press, operator, and tire.

Tagging products for Mold and Tooling Management:

  • High temp resistant RFID tags for embedding in mold segments and other tooling
  • High temp, long range RFID tags for the permanent identification of mold, press and other assets, such as bladders
  • Pre-encoded mold retrofit RFID kits

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