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German laser system integrator 4JET Technologies GmbH reports a highly successful TIRE Expo 2016 in Hannover.

A record number of visitors attended live demonstrations of the T-Mark Gen 3 tire marking system that allows to individualize tire sidewalls with serial and date codes, logos and QR codes.

4JET also introduced a preview of a mobile app for reading laser engraved SCANNECTTM QR codes with a smartphone, underlining its “Internet of Tires” initiative.

New orders for mold cleaning and tire marking systems were closed on the show.

4JET has seen ongoing significant demand for its range of laser processing tools by major tire makers. The company will ship several dozen machines for tire marking, tire mold cleaning and other process steps to its global customer base in 2016.

The company continues expanding its production capacity to meet the growing needs, having opened a second production facility and a demo center in the course of last year.