Kumho gains two further Good Design awards


In recent years, the products of Korean tyre producer Kumho Tire have received a number of iF, Red Dot, IDEA and Good Design awards. Now the company has added two more Good Design awards into its already bulging trophy cabinet. The patterns recognised on this occasion are both passenger car products – the Majesty 9 Solus TA91 and ECSTA PA51.

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IISRP to Honor Dr Gary M Marsh


The International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers (IISRP) will honor one of its outstanding technical leaders  Dr. Gary M. Marsh at its next Annual General Meeting (AGM). He will receive the prestigious Institute Technical Award. The Award will be presented during the 61st AGM of the IISRP in Bangkok, Thailand on May 12, 2020.

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Fountain Tire, Canadian Tire execs receive marketing awards


EDMONTON, Alberta — Strategy magazine recently named Denise Gohl-Eacrett, Fountain Tire’s director, brand and customer experience, and Susan O’Brien of Canadian Tire Corp. as 2019 Marketers of the Year.

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Mickey Thompson takes home SEMA media awards, Commerce Dept. recognition


LAS VEGAS — Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels garnered its fair share of accolades at the recent Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas, taking home a trio of SEMA Global Media Awards and an Export Achievement Certificate from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Michelin Uptis win Golden Steering Award for innovation


Berlin – Michelin has received the Golden Steering Wheel 2019 award for innovation of the year for its airless concept tire Uptis (unique puncture-proof tire system), the French tire maker announced 13 Nov.

Prof. Dr. Stefan Bratzel, jury member and director of the centre of automotive management at the university of applied sciences in Bergisch Gladbach described the concept tire as a “breakthrough innovation with practical utility for motorists.”

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Cooper, Goodyear nab top spots in NPD’s ‘aftermarket performance’ awards


LAS VEGAS — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and Goodyear are winners in the inaugural “Aftermarket Performance Awards” created by NPD Group Inc. and revealed at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo in Las Vegas.

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Yokohama Sweeps SEMA New Product Awards Tire Category

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced its Best New Products Award winners Tuesday at the 2019 SEMA Show with Yokohama Tire sweeping the tire and related products category.

Yokohama’s Geolandar X-AT extreme all-terrain tire was named the “Best New Tire,” and the UHP Advan Apex as well as the Geolandar X-CV, the company’s luxury SUV and crossover tire, earned runner-up awards.

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AWDA announces four 2019 Industry Award winners

LAS VEGAS — The Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association announced the four winners of its 2019 Industry Awards at the Opening General Session of its 72nd Annual Business and Education Conference in Las Vegas.

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Michelin, TIA select 3 high schoolers for scholarships


LAS VEGAS — The Tire Industry Association and Michelin North America Inc. have selected the daughters of three employees of TIA-affiliated companies to receive college scholarships funded by Michelin.

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TIA Honors HOF, Leadership Award Recipient at Industry Honors Ceremony


The Tire Industry Association (TIA) honored its Hall of Fame recipients and Ed Wagner Leadership Award Winner at the Tire Industry Honors Event Nov. 4 at Caesar’s Palace.

Brent Hesje, CEO of Fountain Tire, and Frank Holeman, director of the Tire Industry Safety Council, were inducted into the Tire Industry Hall of Fame. Edward A. Burleson, Sr., owner and president of Central Marketing, was recognized with the Ed Wagner Leadership Award.

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