TIA Urges Congress to Cover Hurricane Irma in Disaster Relief Bill

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(Bowie, MD – 9/13/2017) – As thousands of people look to repair from the devastation left by the recent hurricanes, many businesses are left wondering how they will recover. The Tire Industry Association and members of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Coalition will lobby Congress to apply WOTC to natural disasters, that will cover powerful hurricanes like Harvey and Irma.

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TIA announces Board of Directors election deadline

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The Tire Industry Association 2017 Board of Directors election deadline is Friday, September 1st. All TIA members that are in good standing and with voting rights are encouraged to vote. Vote online here.

Four individuals will be elected to serve on the TIA Board for a three-year term. The following is a list of the nominees for this year’s election.

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New Jersey Unsafe Used Tire Legislature Goes to Governor

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New legislature that prohibits the sale of unsafe used tires in New Jersey has been sent to Gov. Chris Christie.

The bill (A 3896) would prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires that pose a risk to New Jersey motorists and impose a fine on a business that sells a tire that exhibits any one of several unsafe conditions such as worn-out tread, visible damage, or improper repairs.

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TIA Board Of Directors Elects New 2017-‘18 Officers

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety, held its mid-year board of directors meeting on June 21-23 and elected Brian Rigney as its new board secretary, effective Oct. 30.

Rigney is currently the president of Dill Air Controls Products and has 16 years of experience within the tire industry.

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TIA Board Elects Brian Rigney as the 2017-2018 Secretary

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(Bowie, MD – 7/5/2017) – The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety, held its mid-year board of directors meeting on June 21–June 23 and elected Brian Rigney as its new board secretary effective Monday, October 30, 2017.

Brian Rigney is currently the President of Dill Air Controls Products and has 16 years of experience within the tire industry.

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Tire Dealer Humanitarian Award nominations due

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AKRON — Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Tire Dealer Humanitarian Award, which recognizes an independent tire dealer or retreader who, during the past year, has made significant contributions to the betterment of his or her community through…

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2017 Tire Industry Hall of Fame Nomination Deadline Approaching

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(Bowie, MD​ – 6/6/2017) – The Tire Industry Association, a leader in tire safety, will continue to accept 2017 Tire Industry Hall of Fame nominations until Monday, July 3, 2017. A nomination form is available on www.tireindustry.org/hall-fame.

The Hall of Fame is open to individuals in the tire industry, including manufacturers, inventors, publishers, equipment suppliers, tire association executives, tire dealers, tire and rubber recyclers and retreaders.

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TIA Pre-Show Events Registration is Now Open for 2017 Global Tire Expo

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(Bowie, MD – 5/16/2017) – The Tire Industry Association (TIA), a leader in tire safety, has announced that registration is now open for all TIA’s special pre-show events. Each event will be held on Monday, October 30 at Paris Las Vegas Hotel. The Global Tire Expo/SEMA Show – Powered by TIA will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV from October 31 – November 3, 2017.

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ITMA reports “record” membership amid Brexit concerns

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Essex, UK – Membership of UK trade association the

Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ITMA) has reached a “record” 21 companies following the addition of two new members.

Yanchang Rubber of China and Dutch company Van den Ban are the latest players to join the ITMA, which offers support and services to its members in the UK and European tire markets.

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Isri, Rma oppose Conn. recycling proposals

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HARTFORD, Conn. — The Rubber Manufacturers Association and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries are opposing proposals from the Connecticut legislature that would create Extended Producer Responsibility systems for tire recycling.

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