PRE-Q Galgo Corporation has announced that Ron Elliott has been hired to be its marketing manager.
Zdeněk Kovačík Passes Away
Zdeněk Kovačík, joint founder of the Czech retreader KOVKOR, one of the pioneers of precured retreading in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, has died at the age of 64.
Organisational Changes at Tatko
Turkish commercial vehicle tyre and retreading group, Tatko has announced a reorganisation following the decision by Ilker Deliktas to leave the company.
WETEST Pneu Founder Vaclav Subrt Passes Away
It has been announced that Václav Šubrt , the founder of Czech retreader WETEST Pneu and a pioneer of precured retreading in the Czech Republic, has died.
TIA Elects Five Board Members
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.