Puncture resistant tire
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The inventor : Robert G. Boulain

A French citizen, I am the former founder and CEO of companies in France and in the U.S.,
Inventor and former "Consulting engineer for innovation" at one of the world's leading tire manufacturers (France and USA) and a project leader. A member of the AFICEP (French association of Rubber and Polymers Engineers).

Skill summary :

ETSL, CNAM, IFC : Graduate of the French institute of rubber, Paris and further specialized trainings (paper coating, rubber modified asphalts, carpet-backing, etc.). Inventor of an industrial process of synchronization of the co-extrusion of natural latex tubing with a butyl layer;
Conductor of studies on reducing the weight of the inner-liners of tires, new gas barriers.
Management of companies, inventor, R & D chemist, project leader.


Professional background :

2007 to 2016 : :
Management international patent applications, testing of the "SAFEKIT" (TM) puncture-proof system, feasibility studies.

2005 to 2006 : :
Research on the protection of flexible rubber containers of fluids in general, such as tires and tanks for the storage of gas or liquids. Development of a new universal concept and patented technology of a puncture-resistant system for tires (tubeless or tube type, civilian and military), flexible rubber tanks, inflatable boats, aircrafts tanks.

2000 to 2004 : :
Compliance period of stipulated in the exclusivity and non-competition clause with the various companies of the MICHELIN group with whom I collaborated.


1999 : :
"Consulting engineer of Societe de Technologie MICHELIN in Clermont-Ferrand (France) and at MICHELIN AMERICA Research Center in Greenville, (SC), U.S.A.

1997 to 1998 :
"Consulting engeener for innovation" at MICHELIN Technical Center in Clermont-Ferrand (France).

1996 :
Technology transfer to MICHELIN of a patented puncture-resistant inner-tube technology.

1973 to 1996 : :
Founder and CEO of various manufacturing companies in France, receiving awards several times for high sales export turnover worldwide and in the U.S. (marketing and distribution).

Currently holder of 21 valid international patents:
BE, BR, CA, CH, CN, DE, ES, FR, HK, IN, IR, IT, JP, LU, MO, NL, PL, RU, SE, UK, US.

plus 16 formerly patented technologies

Languages of communication :
French (native language), English, Italian.

Latest news & Updates :

July 7, 2010 - European patent issued,

July 9 and 12, 2010 - Validation tests " on the road ",

Nov. 26, 2010 - French patent issued,

Dec. 21, 2010 - Innovative project eligible for Government subsidies,

July 14, 2011 - Russian Federation patent issued,

Dec. 21, 2011 - People's Rep. of China patent issued,

Aug. 14, 2012 - U.S. patent issued,

Sep. 21, 2012 - Hong-Kong patent issued,

May 16, 2014 - Japan patent issued,

Apr. 28, 2015 - Canadian patent issued,

Jun. 17, 2015 - Interview French magazine «PNEUMATIQUE»
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