WASHINGTON — U.S. tire shipments are expected to drop about 0.7 percent in 2019 from 2018, with replacement truck tire shipments falling the most drastically, according to the latest forecast from the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association.
WASHINGTON, DC – January 28, 2019 – The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) today released its first U.S. industry sustainability report presenting its members’ collective progress and shared vision for a sustainable U.S. tire manufacturing industry.
“Sustainability drives our members’ business practices and operating principles,” said Anne Forristall Luke, President and CEO of USTMA. “From engineering innovations that maximize tire longevity and performance, to ensuring driver and employee safety, to preserving the environment throughout the life cycle of a tire, our members are continually looking for ways to improve the societal contributions of their products and operations.”
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) is praising an unsafe tire bill passed in Ohio and signed by Gov. John Kasich.
“The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) applauds Ohio Gov. John Kasich who signed legislation today to prohibit the installation of unsafe used tires that pose a risk to Ohio motorists,” the association said in a statement.
WASHINGTON— U.S. tire shipments will total 325.2 million this year, up 2.7 percent over 2017, according to projections from the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association.
NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario—Economic development, social development and environmental protection are all key elements of sustainability for the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) passed a resolution at its annual meeting Monday, promising to work with the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on tire registration and recall procedures.
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) announced the election of Stephen R. McClellan as chairman of the Board of Directors, for a two-year term starting Oct. 3. McClellan is president of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Americas business unit.
McClellan succeeds Jim Hawk, chairman, Toyo Holdings of America, Inc., who served as USTMA’s board chair since 2016.
Washington – Tire-derived fuel and rubber-modified asphalt are the key growth areas in tire recycling, according to John Sheerin, director, end-of-life tire programs, at the US Tire Manufacturers Association.
But the paths of TDF and rubberised asphalt to market dominance haven’t exactly been straightforward, Sheerin said in an interview connected with the July 18 release of the USTMA’s 2017 Scrap Tire Report, which records progress in scrap tire abatement and end-use up to…
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has appointed Sean Moore as director of government affairs.
In this role, Moore will guide strategy for USTMA’s federal government affairs program and lead the association’s state advocacy efforts working with member companies and allied organizations.
The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada biennial Rubber Recycling Symposium is set for November 7 to 8, 2018 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Canada.
With the theme for this year ‘Taking Sustainability to the Next Level’, the symposium will bring together international experts and professionals from the tire and rubber manufacturing sectors, the rubber recycling industry, including processors, transporters, equipment manufacturers and stewardship organizations, as well as government and academia. This event offers a unique opportunity to explore the varied approaches in Extended Producer Responsibility, and to compare successes and opportunities for delivering and meeting …