USTMA to issue ‘call to action’ on scrap tire issues at Dec. 4 recycling event

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association is planning to issue a “call to action” on Dec. 4 at the 2019 Scrap Tire Recycling Conference in Greenville, S.C., to develop new “sustainable, circular end-use markets” for scrap tires.

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Smithers sets webinar on silica in tire compounding for Dec. 4

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AKRON — Smithers Group is planning a one-hour webinar for Dec. 4 on the use of silica in tire compounding featuring Bruce Lambillotte, vice president of technical consulting for Smithers and an industry veteran with more than 40 years of experience.

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Hankook Tire present full range of truck and bus tires at Solutrans 2019

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Hankook Tire attended the Solutrans Exhibition in Lyon, France for the 5th consecutive year.

From November 19 – 23, the tire maker displayed its full range of bus and truck tires as well as services dedicated to their offers.

“The Solutrans Exhibition is one of the most important platforms for the French tire trade market, which is constantly growing in the commercial vehicles sector.

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Yokohama’s Bruce Besancon To Keynote 2020 Off-The-Road Tire Conference

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Bruce Besancon, VP of off-the-road sales for Yokohama Tire Corp., will deliver the keynote address at the 65th annual Tire Industry Association (TIA) Off-the-Road Tire Conference Feb. 19-21 at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, California.

The topic of his speech, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 21, will be “Predicting the Future of OTR Tires by Looking at the Past and Present.”

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Tire Technology Expo 2020: preliminary conference program announced

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Tire Technology Expo returns in 2020 for its 20th anniversary. The Conference that’s held alongside will be more varied than ever, featuring no fewer than 160 presentations spread across twelve streams and five specialist courses. Make sure to put February 25-27 in your diary!

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2019 Kumho Tire Dealer Meeting: Plans to Consolidate Tire Lines, Expand Sports Partnerships

Amid walls of red rocks hundreds of feet high and a peaceful Colorado River flowing behind them, about three dozen Kumho Tire USA dealers, wholesalers and distributors were invited to the Sorrel River Ranch Resort and Spa near Moab, Utah, to hear business updates during the company’s annual dealer meeting held Nov. 13-15. In addition, guests were introduced to Kumho’s new Road Venture MT71 tire – which will be available Jan. 1, 2020 – as part of the company’s first-ever tire launch event.

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Continental launches new intelligent tires at Agritechnica 2019

Continental Tire is launching new VF TractorMaster Hybrid with intelligent sensors for digital tire monitoring at Agritechnica 2019.

The new hybrid tires incorporate pressure sensors to help the operator minimize soil compaction in the field and reduce wear on the road, as well as the proven systems ContiPressureCheck for single vehicles and ContiConnect for fleets as smart solutions for the agricultural industry.

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Cooper Tire Unveils Discoverer EnduraMax Tire at SEMA Show

Cooper Tire introduced its latest all-season SUV tire Nov. 5 in booth #43019 at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas.

Cooper says the new Discoverer EnduraMax tire leverages advanced technology from Cooper’s off-road tires into all-season tires made for small and midsize SUVs.

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Tire Section Coming to 2020 AAPEX Show

A new tire section for tire service providers will be included at the 2020 AAPEX Show, according to show organizers.

The new section will be created in a new space called Repair Shop HQ, which will cater to the needs of service professionals. Current show floor sections, including Tool and Equipment, Mobility Garage and Training, will be in Repair Shop HQ in addition to the new tire section.

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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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