Bridgestone highlighting mobility solutions at IAA

In addition to its latest line-up of Bridgestone and Firestone tyres, Bridgestone intends to display its latest tech solutions at the 68th annual International Motor Show (IAA). The company states that the following solutions will be showcased at the Frankfurt fair in September:

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Wacky World of Rubber: Can’t get enough rubber duck festivals


Summer’s not over yet, which means there’s still plenty of time to celebrate the rubber duck.

As I wrote in June, rubber duck races are a pretty big deal. I highlighted four, which inspired a couple of readers to tip me off to a few more (always appreciated!). If you missed the boat on those, don’t fret, August has a couple of options.

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Vipal Rubber presents at ProfiAuto Show 2019

Vipal Rubber, one of the world’s top manufacturers of tyre retreading products, has participated in the ProfiAuto Show 2019 (8-9 June in Katowice, Poland) in partnership with exclusive Polish distributor, Arko-Gum. The partnership between the companies, vital in ensuring Vipal provides the most relevant solutions for the Polish market, has been in effect for nine years.

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Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference

Get ready for the 2020 OTR Conference in Indian Wells, CA!

If you want to tap into the who’s who of the global earthmover tire, retreading and service industries, the Tire Industry Association’s (TIA) annual is the place to be. Now in its 65th year, the event regularly attracts the industry’s movers and shakers, who come to network, learn, conduct business, swap ideas, reconnect and have some fun.

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Yokohama’s Russian tire plant wins Nissan supplier award


Tokyo – Yokohama Rubber Co’s Russian subsidiary LLC Yokohama RPZ has been awarded Nissan’s best supplier award for 2019, the company announced 24 July.

Yokohama RPZ was selected as the best supplier in the chassis category in recognition of the quality of its tires and supply system, the Japanese tire & rubber company reported.

The Yokohama Russian subsidiary is located in Lipetsk special economic zone, to the south of Moscow, and has been producing tires since 2011.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

ANRPC Annual Rubber Conference 2019 to be held in Indonesia


Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC) Annual Rubber Conference 2019 will be held at Yogyakarta, Indonesia on October 7, 2019 with the theme ‘Adaptive and inclusive path to sustainable value chain. The event will start at 9 am. The opening session will see participation of representatives from the governments of Indonesia ad Thailand.

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Goodyear helps Max Finkelstein mark its centennial anniversary


NEW YORK — Max Finkelstein Inc., the wholesale tire distributor that has been family owned and operated for four generations, celebrated its 100th anniversary recently with Goodyear Chairman, CEO and President Richard Kramer delivering a keynote address.

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OTDA Hosts Annual Fundraiser And Charity Golf Classic


The Ontario Tire Dealers Association hosted its Annual Fundraiser and Charity Golf Classic on Wednesday, June 26 this year.

The event was held at the Ariss Valley Golf & Country Club which is located at 5700 Hwy 86, Ariss, Ont. As with the previous years, this year’s event was completely sold out as well with a total of 144 golfers participating in the tournament.

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Tire Technology Expo 2020: Call for papers is now open

Preparations for the Tire Technology Expo Conference 2020 are already in full swing after the record-breaking 2019 edition of the event. The call is out for the industry’s innovators to submit proposals for presentations at next year’s edition of the Tire Technology Expo Conference.

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Latin Tyre Expo Wraps Up 10th Anniversary Convention


The 10th-anniversary edition of the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo took place June 26-28 in the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama, Rep. of Panama.

Almost 200 exhibitors were present and displayed a wide array of products such as new and used tires, retreading, tire equipment, tire repair, tire casings and much more.

The inaugural ceremony was headed by the Honorable Wei Qiang, ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Panama, and Wang Jian, the first secretary.

Read the source article at Aftermarket News