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


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


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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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.

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Tire & Rubber Summit 2019: Suppliers ready to overcome tire industry challenges


TORONTO—Raw material suppliers face various challenges in providing tire makers with the quality and quantity of materials they need. But they are more than prepared to meet those challenges.

This was the message representatives from three raw materials sectors—carbon black, natural rubber and synthetic rubber—had for attendees at “Driving to the Future,” the 2019 Tire & Rubber Summit sponsored by the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada.

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Ten Things You Must See at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed


The Goodwood Festival of Speed is arguably the biggest public celebration of motoring in the world. For four days each year, the Duke of Richmond’s famous family residence, Goodwood House, becomes a focal point for any kind of road vehicle — from 19th Century pioneers to modern-day electric race cars and all points in-between.

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