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The 29th Edition of Autopromotec is fast approaching, with the theme continuing to be what trends the automotive equipment and aftermarket products segment offer and how it will characterise the future of the industry.

THE TIRE COLOGNE 2022 is ready for its successful restart: the industry’s leading international event will provide crucial stimulus for the sector, as Koelnmesse, the organiser of THE TIRE COLOGNE, and the German Tyre Retail and Vulcanisation Trade Association (BRV), the event’s conceptual sponsor, emphasised at a digital press conference attended by more than sixty international trade journalists on 26 January 2022.

Brazilian tread rubber manufacturer Silvercap has reported that the 2022 Formula Truck season in Brazil is set, for the first time, to be contested on trucks fitted with retreaded tyres. The proposal, says the company, has been made is to innovate and stimulate the fans as well as society in general to adopt more sustainable attitudes. 

Gurugram based Shri Bala ji Tyre & Tread has been working with JK Tyre for the last decade as an independent retreader but converted to a dedicated JK Retread Center as recently as last December. In the meantime, the retreader has also invested in new plant machinery and revamped the whole plant. 

Italmatic has announced the acquisition of 50% of the shares of the company Ramel Srl, based in Capannori (Lucca) Italy.

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has reorganised its leadership team in a move to create an organisational structure that will better serve TIA’s mission into the future, CEO Richard “Dick” Gust has announced.

Autopromotec is due to host of The Future of Tyre Retreading and Recycling Conference in Bologna on Thursday, May 26, 2022.

In 2018, alongside other legislations, such as India and the USA. The EU imposed an anti-dumping tariff on certain Chinese manufactured tyres, both retreaded and new.

The latest digital version of Retreading Business is now available for viewing and download.

Vipal Rubber has expanded its partnership with the Romanian retreader, Radburg, one of the largest tyre retreaders in Europe.

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