Michelin, TIA select 3 high schoolers for scholarships

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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

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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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TIA president reflects on ‘challenging’ term

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BOWIE, Md. — John Evankovich, who is set to conclude his tenure as Tire Industry Association (TIA) president, reflects on what he calls “a challenging year, but very fulfilling” year.

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CTDA to host annual New Year Luncheon on Jan. 29

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SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Key executives with the Tire Industry Association and Specialty Equipment Market Association’s Wheel & Tire Council (WTC) will be the featured speakers at the California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA) New Year Luncheon on Jan. 29 in Santa Fe Springs, hosted by 1-800EveryRim OEM Wheels.

 

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TIA Elects Five Board Members

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has elected five members to its board of directors. Four will serve three-year terms and the fifth will serve a one-year term filling the vacancy created when Mason Hess, of Purcell Tire & Rubber Co., was elected secretary of the board earlier this year.

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Registration opens for 2020 TIA Off-the-Road Tire Conference

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BOWIE, Md. — The Tire Industry Association has opened registration for its 65th Annual Off-the-Road Tire Conference, to be held Feb. 19-22, 2020, at the Renaissance Esmeralda Hotel & Spa in Indian Wells, Calif., near Palm Springs.

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TIA Announces 2019 Hall of Fame, Ed Wagner Leadership Awards Recipients

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced the names of recipients for its 2019 Hall of Fame and Ed Wagner Leadership Awards.

The recipients of the 2019 Hall of Fame Award are:

  • Brent Hesje, CEO of Fountain Tire, Edmonton, Canada
  • The late Frank Holeman, Director of the Tire Industry Safety Council, from 1969-1987

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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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TIA has scheduled eight educational sessions for the 2019 Global Tire Expo (GTE)

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BOWIE, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has scheduled eight educational sessions for the 2019 Global Tire Expo (GTE) – Powered by TIA at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show Nov. 5-8 in Las Vegas, including one that will look at the hybrid and electric vehicle market and opportunities for independent tire dealers and repair shops.

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Zielasko joins TIA in communications/marketing role

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BOWIE, Md. – The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has named David Zielasko, former Tire Business editorial director and publisher, as vice president of marketing and communications.

In his new role, Zielasko will be responsible for coordinating the association’s communications activities to its membership and to the tire industry community as well as promoting TIA’s many offerings centering around tire safety and political lobbying.

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