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It is here where you can discover the latest employment and appointment news in the global retreading industry.

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has elected five members to its board of directors. Four will serve three-year terms and the fifth will serve a two-year term filling the vacancy created when Jim Pangle of Fountain Tire was elected secretary of the board earlier this year.

Continental has announced the creation of a new sustainability department within its tyre division under the leadership of Claus Petschick as part of its “Vision 2030” strategy programme.

Hugo Sandberg, best known in the retreading sector for his most recent role with Hexpol Compounding and specifically with envelope manufacturer Robbins, has announced he has established a new sales and marketing agency called HFS Solutions following his departure from Hexpol earlier this year.

UK retreader Vacu-Lug has made a number of key appointments in recent weeks, the most senior of which is the appointment of Jorge Crespo as the company’s new Managing Director.

Vulcan Vulcap Industries has announced the appointment of Jorge Heredia to their growing team as the company’s new Sales Manager.

Emily Markulis has joined the Tire Association Industry (TIA) in the new role of communications and membership coordinator.  

Italmatic have announced that they have entered into a co-operation agreement with Paride Frattone, the ex-technical sales manager of Marigo.

ÉNYKK, the retreading operation of bus and coach operator Volán, has announced the appointment of József Pillár as the company’s new plant manager.

With effect from July 1st 2019, Christoph Hurst is the new Key Account Manager at B&J Rocket Sales AG.

VMI has opened a further two manufacturing halls in Poland, as well appointing Magda Sadowska as General Manager of the Lezsno facility.

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