European tire recyclers postpone annual conference

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Brussels – The European Tyre Recycling Association (ETRA) has postponed its 27th annual conference to early September amid the outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Europe.

Originally planned for 25-27 March, the event will investigate market obstacles and new market partnerships after 2020, the ETRA said in a 9 March statement.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

Bridgestone to Show Tire Management Solutions at ConExpo 2020

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) is showcasing its integrated portfolio of products, technologies and services for the off-the-road (OTR) industry at North Hall booth #N13166 during ConExpo-CON/AGG 2020 in Las Vegas.

At ConExpo 2020, the company says visitors to the Bridgestone booth will experience a variety of integrated technologies that monitor and track tire health to help prevent downtime. Central to this area of the exhibit is a demo of the next generation Bridgestone PressureStat Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) solution.

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Tire Technology Expo 2020: Official show report

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The 20th edition of Tire Technology Expo and Conference, which was staged at the Deutsche Messe, Hannover, Germany, February 25-27, 2020, once again welcomed visitors from across the global tire design, development and manufacturing communities, with more than 300 exhibitors presenting their latest innovations and solutions at the free-to-attend exhibition, while delegates at the neighbouring conference discussed the topics and themes set to shape the future of the tire industry.

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Automation experts join J2A judging panel

London – The new Journey to Automation (J2A) Awards programme has been boosted by the addition of a number of top experts in the fields of industrial automation and logistics to the judging panel.

Organised by ERJ magazine, the J2A Awards will recognise progress and achievements in the digital transformation of:

•    Tire manufacture

•    Tire design/technology

•    Tire supply & distribution

•    Industry/product sustainability

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Double whammy for Michelin at Tire Tech awards

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Hanover, Germany – Michelin has won two titles of ‘tire manufacturer of the year’ and ‘tire technology of the year’ at the Tire Technology International Awards 2020 in Hanover.

The company won the award for tire manufacturer of the year for the second year in a row, recognising its “commitment to produce efficient, innovative and sustainable products.”

In addition, the judging panel honoured Michelin’s airless concept tire Uptis as the tire technology of the year.

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Goodyear to Present at Wolfe Research Investor Conference

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AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) today said it will webcast its presentation at the 2020 Wolfe Research Global Auto, Auto Tech and Mobility Conference in New York on Feb. 26, 2020. Darren R. Wells, executive vice president and…

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Tire Cologne to highlight sustainability, future mobility

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Organisers of The Tire Cologne 2020 international trade fair for the tire industry have issued a new update highlighting the new-mobility and sustainability themes of the event taking place 9-12 June at KoelnMesse, Cologne, Germany:

Cologne, Germany – The Tire Cologne event will open its doors for the second time in around three months.

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OTR tire conference to feature wide array of speakers

Author Steve Gilliland will discuss how the conscious choices people make every day impact the lives of others during a motivational speech on the final day of the 2020 Off-the-Road Tire Conference, presented by the Tire Industry Association (TIA). …

The program on Feb. 20 will begin with U.S. and Canadian Economic Forecasts presented by TIA’s Kevin Rohlwing, senior vice president of training, and Glenn Maidment, president of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada. An End-User Panel will follow, moderated by Modern Tire Dealer Publisher Greg Smith. Panelists include Robert Smart, procurement category manager, mobile equipment, Martin Marietta, and Lonnie Sullivan, strategic sourcing manager, mobile equipment, Vulcan Materials Co.

 

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Testing solutions on display at Tire Technology Expo

If you’re looking to upgrade your tire testing capabilities, head to Hannover in just a few weeks’ time to Tire Technology Expo, where you will be able to find a wide range of innovative testing equipment on display from leading suppliers drawn from across the globe.

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Industry 4.0 on display at Tire Technology Expo

Witness the next industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) at Tire Technology Expo, 25-27 February, in Hannover, Germany, which will showcase the latest tire manufacturing innovations from over 300 exhibitors, highlighting how increased automation, computers and the IoT continue to reshape the industry.

Read the source article at Tire Technology International