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 Establishes New Sustainability Department
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 Forms HFS Solutions
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.
New Appointments at Vacu-Lug
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.
New Sales Manager for Vulcan Vulcap
Vulcan Vulcap Industries has announced the appointment of Jorge Heredia to their growing team as the company’s new Sales Manager.
TIA Adds Communications and Membership Coordinator
Emily Markulis has joined the Tire Association Industry (TIA) in the new role of communications and membership coordinator.
Paride Frattone in Co-operation with Italmatic
Italmatic have announced that they have entered into a co-operation agreement with Paride Frattone, the ex-technical sales manager of Marigo.
Tibor Varga Retires from ÉNYKK
ÉNYKK, the retreading operation of bus and coach operator Volán, has announced the appointment of József Pillár as the company’s new plant manager.
New Key Account Manager for B&J
With effect from July 1st 2019, Christoph Hurst is the new Key Account Manager at B&J Rocket Sales AG.
VMI Expands in Poland
VMI has opened a further two manufacturing halls in Poland, as well appointing Magda Sadowska as General Manager of the Lezsno facility.