TIA announce 2018 Hall of Fame and Ed Wagner leadership awardees

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The Tire Industry Association (TIA), is pleased to announce the names of the honorees for the 2018 Hall of Fame and Ed Wagner Leadership Award. The inductions will take place at the Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony on Monday, October 29th from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Paris Las Vegas Hotel.

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Sustainable rubber, autonomous vehicles on industry agenda

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HILTON HEAD, S.C.—The tire industry has seen big changes in the last decade witnessed by how the aftermarket is split up, and will see even bigger changes in the future brought on by new automotive technologies, according to Dave Zielasko, publisher of Rubber & Plastics News. Speaking at the recent Clemson Tire Industry Conference in Hilton Head, he said of 209 million replacement passenger tires shipped in the U.S. in 2017, 144 million were imported.

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Bob Majewski, Arvind Poddar to join TIA Hall of Fame

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BOWIE, Md. — The Tire Industry Association will induct two industry veterans — Bob Majewski of Sumerel Tire Service Inc. and Arvind Poddar of Balkrishna Industries Ltd. — into the association’s Hall of Fame later this year.

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Tire Industry Mourns the Loss of Wayne Williams

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Tire industry veteran Wayne Williams, the founder of Wayne Williams Marketing, has died.

Williams, a columnist for Modern Tire Dealer, was “a car guy with a strong working knowledge of the tire, wheel and automotive service marketing space,” according to his company’s website.

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Tyromer Wins 2018 Sustainability Leadership Award from Business Intelligence Group

PHILADELPHIA, July 17, 2018 – Tyromer Inc.  has won a 2018 Sustainability Leadership Award from Business Intelligence Group (BIG). Headquartered in New Jersey, USA, BIG Awards seek to recognize companies and individuals with persistence, vision, and creativity. 

“We are proud to recognize Tyromer Inc. for their socially responsible and environmentally sustainable effort on waste tire recycling,” said Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group. “Our judges felt that their vision and strategy make a significant impact in driving the circular economy in the tire industry, and gave Tyromer the highest rating as reflected by the Sustainability Leadership Award. Congratulations!”

The BIG Award for Sustainability Leadership continues the company’s upwards trajectory. Earlier this year Tyromer won an Edison Award Gold Medal, considered the “Oscars of Innovation,” in the category of Resource Re-use. Additionally, the Company was named one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies by Silicon Review Magazine.

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Tire Industry Project support launch of new Tire Product Category Rules

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Tire Industry Project (TIP), a global, CEO-led imitative by 11 leading tire companies that promotes sustainable development in the tire industry, support the launch of new Product Category Rules (PCRs) for the tire industry. The PCRs will ensure compliance to information and transparency standards when creating an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) – an independently verified and registered environmental label for the lifecycle impacts of a product.

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TIA, retreaders take message to Capitol Hill

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WASHINGTON — The estate tax, infrastructure funding, taxation of online sales, health care, scrap tires, right-to-repair and import tariffs were among the issues discussed June 20 on Capitol Hill as more than 100 Tire Industry Association members from…

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Tires4That.com Makes It Easy to Buy Farm Tires Online

Levittown, PA — (SBWIRE) — 07/06/2018 — Tires4That.com, a leading supplier of lawn mower tires for sale online, has helped make finding and buying reliable specialty tires for their equipment. From ATV tires to tires for farming machinery, Tires4That.com has an inventory that has helped outfit multiple different industries for years. 

One of the most popular specialty tires that Tires4That.com offers their clients is their farm tires. Farmers and farm managers can take advantage of the wide-selection of specialty tires for sale. Some of their farm tires include types like F2, F2M, I3, R1 and R1W. Between their bias and radial designs, Tires4That.com proudly sells over 800 different farm tires. 

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How Ag Tire Sales Are Impacted by Farm Conditions, Whatever the Weather

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While some talk about the weather as having some impact on the passenger tire business, with farming, it’s always all about the weather. Even though we can’t control Mother Nature, by observing the changing patterns, we can prepare for what the weather has to offer and better serve your agricultural customers.

So far in 2018, western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle are facing an exceptional drought, which is having an impact on yield potential. Spring freeze damage also didn’t help much, and 

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Tire and Rubber Association of Canada Elects 2018-2019 Board of Directors

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The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (www.tracanada.ca) announced new officers and the board of directors at its Annual Meeting on June 12.

Maureen Kline of Pirelli – the outgoing Chair – announced the board elected Paul Christou, Controller at Goodyear Canada Inc., to succeed her as Chair for 2018-2019. The board also appointed Tony Mougios of Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. as 1st Vice-Chair, Andy Robinson of Bridgestone Canada Inc. as 2nd Vice-Chair, and Matt Livigni of Continental Tire Canada Inc. as Treasurer.

“The tire and rubber industries in Canada face many challenges and opportunities, in these interesting times,” said Ms. Kline. “Mr. Christou brings many years of experience in the tire industry and I look forward to continuing to work with him as he brings his clear vision to the guidance of TRAC over the coming year.”

Also joining the board…

(Photo: from the right: Paul Christou, Goodyear Canada Inc.; Maureen Kline, Pirelli; Glenn Maidment, TRAC)

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