TTI Awards open for nominations!

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Nominations have opened for the 2018 Tire Technology International Awards for Innovation and Excellence – the world’s biggest celebration of endeavor in the field of tire development and manufacturing. Nominations are open in the following five categories until December 1, 2017:

Environmental Achievement of the Year

In recognition of environmental advances in the tire industry

Tire Technology of the Year

In recognition of important advances in technology

Tire Industry Supplier of the Year

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Titan Helps Raise $92,580 for FFA

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Titan International Inc. has announced that a total of $92,580 has been raised for regional FFA chapters over the course of 2017 through special event tire auctions. For more than 20 years, Titan has held tire auctions at a variety of farm shows benefiting state FFA chapters. These auctions provide the public with a great opportunity to purchase Titan and Goodyear Farm Tires with 100 percent of proceeds going to support their state FFA organization.

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Cooper Tire’s Evolution H/T earns new Product Award

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Cooper Tire’s new Evolution H/T was named a New Product Award winner in the tire and related product category at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas.

Recognizing outstanding achievements in the development of products being introduced to the automotive specialty equipment market, the new product awards competition considered nearly 3,000 products in 16 categories.

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Greenball Rolling into SEMA with All-New Tire Models

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Greenball Corporation is returning to SEMA this year with a newly expanded line of tires and wheels for a wide range of vehicles, from light trucks, specialty trailer tires, ATVs, UTVs and more. According to the company, Greenball’s light truck brands are both expanding their size offerings for select models. On display at the Greenball booth will be two new sizes of Kanati’s Mud Hog M/T tire, with five more sizes coming soon.

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Sentury to Feature Project Vehicles at SEMA 2017

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Sentury Tire has announced that it will be featuring two new project vehicles at the Sentury Tire booth at SEMA 2017. A 2018 Maserati Levante will be equipped with Delinte DS8 Performance SUV Tires and a 2018 Mercedes G63 with Delinte DX10 All-Terrain Tires.  Both vehicles will highlight the latest custom wheels from Giovanna.

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Future of tire technology tied to transportation revolution

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CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — The future of the tire industry depends on how it responds to the revolution of transport systems globally, according to Goodyear’s senior director of external science and technology programs.

Surendra Chawla, who’s been in his position with Goodyear since 2007,  delivered the keynote address at ITEC in Focus: Reinforcements for Tire Performance, a one-day conference held in mid-September.

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Cooper Tire Execs to Present at High-Level Conferences

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Financial executives with Cooper Tire & Rubber Company have been tapped to present at upcoming financial symposiums.

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Ginger Jones will present at the Baird 2017 Global Industrial Conference on Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. CST.

Vice President and Treasurer Tom Lause will present at Gabelli & Company’s 41st Annual Automotive Aftermarket Symposium on Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. PDT.

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Cooper Tire & Rubber Company : to Release Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results October 30

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Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) will announce third quarter 2017 financial results before the U.S. stock markets open on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Management will discuss the financial results on a conference call beginning at 10 a.m. EDT that day. Individuals may access a live webcast of the conference call at http://coopertire.com/Investors.aspx or at http://services.choruscall.com/links/ctb171030.html .

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TIA 2018 Off-the-Road Conference Online Registration is Now Open

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(Bowie, MD – 10/4/2017) – The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety, has announced that registration is now open for the 63rd Annual Off-the-Road (OTR) Conference. The event will be at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida from February 21– 24, 2018.

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Italy’s Pirelli expected to price IPO at 6.5 euros a share – source

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Books for the share sale were due to close at 1200 GMT.

At 6.5 euros per share, Pirelli, which is offering up to 40 percent of its shares, would be valued at 6.5 billion euros (5.72 billion pounds)- well below a maximum valuation of 8.3 billion euros initially targeted when the offer opened last week.

Established in 1872 and one of Italy’s best-known corporate names, Pirelli is expected to return to the Milan stock exchange on Oct. 4 in one of the biggest IPOs in Europe this year.

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