eTracks aims to dispel myths and misinformation about Ontario’s tire recycling program

A recently released survey conducted by eTracks Tire Management Systems — a company that works on behalf of tire producers to meet their regulatory obligations of recycling tires — is looking to dispel the myths and misinformation about the tire recycling industry, and with good cause: the survey revealed that only one third (37 percent) of Ontarians know that, in Ontario, tires are recycled.

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Bridgestone Americas appoints new Chief Information Officer

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Bridgestone Americas announced Taren Rodabaugh has been named Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Bridgestone Americas effective August 31.

She will lead the information technology strategy in support of the company’s ongoing evolution to become a sustainable mobility and advanced solutions company.

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Bridgestone’s Ferrari Talks Tire Demand, Future Mobility and More

Ferrari shares his take on the state of the North American tire market and Bridgestone’s sustainable mobility plans. He also discusses the role independent tire dealers will continue to play in the company’s progress, the most significant challenges facing tire manufacturers over the next few years and other topics.

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Continental to Expand Structural Program and Save More than One Billion Euros Per Year

Hanover, September 1, 2020. Continental is expanding the Transformation 2019–2029 structural program it initiated in 2019 with additional measures to cut costs and increase efficiency. … As announced today in Hanover, the goal is to achieve gross annual savings now totaling more than €1 billion from 2023 onwards. The Hanover-based company is thus further increasing its previous savings target, which it has already announced on several occasions, by slightly more than €500 million. 

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Nokian Tyres plc: Invitation to a Q&A conference call with CEO Jukka Moisio

After 100 days as the President and CEO of Nokian Tyres, Jukka Moisio will share his initial observations on Nokian Tyres’ business in the current market situation and the company’s immediate priorities in a conference call, including a Q&A session, on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Finnish time.  

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Toyo Tires Promotes Two Within Leadership Team

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. recently announced promotions for two members of the company’s leadership team. Conrad Galamgam has been named VP, product planning & technical services and Jared Norman will become the sr. director finance, pricing & planning effective Sept. 1. 

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TRAC Appoints Carol Hochu as President & CEO-Elect

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Cambridge, ON, Aug. 27, 2020 – The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Carol Hochu as incoming President & CEO.

Ms. Hochu brings a lifetime of experience and successful track record of leading Canadian associations and non-profit organizations. Most recently, she led the Canadian Plastics Industry Association as President and CEO for nearly a decade, and prior to that she served as Executive Director of the Ontario Electronic Stewardship. As an accomplished association executive, in all her past roles Ms. Hochu served as a passionate industry advocate who successfully raised industry profiles and advanced important industry issues with key stakeholders, influencers, and government; and she expertly navigates all aspects of association management, including government, member and public relations.

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TireHub Names Auto Industry Vet as New VP of Sales

TireHub has named Ted Becker as the company’s new vice president of sales. In this role, Becker will oversee all aspects of TireHub’s selling and transfer business.

“We are proud to add Ted to our leadership team. With more than 20 years of experience, he brings a wealth of tire industry knowledge and understanding to TireHub,” said Peter Gibbons, CEO of TireHub. “His passion for people and desire to go the extra mile exemplify the Hubber commitment to saying ‘yes’ to the needs of our customers. Ted is a strong leader, and we look forward to working with him to grow our company.”

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Continental Appoints New Leaders to Americas Truck Tires Business

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Continental has appointed two new leaders for its truck tires business in the Americas region. Renato Sarzano becomes head of the truck tires business for the Americas, and Shaun Uys takes leadership of the fleet-focused key account management organization in the U.S.

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Groundbreaking Held for Cooper Tire’s New Distribution Center

FINDLAY, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2020 – Earlier today, a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of a new 1-million-square-foot regional distribution center that will be opened by Cooper Tire in Whiteland, Ind. The facility, which will replace Cooper’s Franklin, Ind. distribution center located just minutes from the new site, is expected to open in early 2021.

 

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