Tires-Associations

TRAC Calls for Presentations

Call for papers for the 2020 Rubber Recycling Symposium. The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TDAC) has announced that it is now accepting presentation proposals for the upcoming Rubber Recycling Symposium, which will be in Halifax, Nova Scotia this September. The event caters to the needs of the tire…

TRAC Releases New Videos

New video series reaches out to Canadian consumers. The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC) through their consumer education initiative “Be Tire Smart Canada,” has released a new video series that will continue to educate Canadian consumers about tires.  “We are creating these videos to guide drivers through the…

TIA Honours Fountain Tire CEO

Brent Hesje has been inducted into the Tire Industry Association Hall of Fame. On November 4, 2019 Brent Hesje, CEO of Edmonton-based Fountain Tire, was inducted into the Tire Industry Association (TIA) Hall of Fame, which recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of the…

OTDA Names New Board

The Ontario Tire Dealers Association (OTDA) represents approximately 500 Ontario independent tire retailers. The OTDA recently announced the appointment of the following board members: President – Bob Bignell, Veritech Mfg. & Wholesale Inc  Vice President – Harold Boake, Steelcase Tire  Secretary – Rejean Murry, O.K. Tire Service (Val-Rita)  Treasurer –…

Michelin and Daimler Trucks Partner

The recently announced Freightliner Cascadia Class 8 heavy-duty-truck will feature the MICHELIN X Line Energy D+ tire as its long-haul drive-tire solution! This will also contribute to Cascadia’s five percent fuel-efficiency improvement. Because about 35 percent of vehicle fuel consumption is accredited to overcoming tire rolling resistance, Michelin’s X Line…

Rubber Recycling Symposium

The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC), the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) together with Host Sponsor, eTracks Tire Management Systems, are hosting the 2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium. To be held on November 7-8 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Canada, the symposium offers a unique opportunity to…

Register for 2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium

The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC), the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) together with Host Sponsor, eTracks Tire Management Systems, are pleased to be hosting the 2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium, held on November 7-8 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Canada. This symposium brings together international…
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