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The Tire Industry Association celebrates its centenary this year, and in recognition of this important milestone in the US trade association’s history, David Wilson carried out an interview with TIA’s CEO Roy Littlefield for the latest edition of our regular podcast series, The Retreadcast, talking about the Association’s history, its achievements and the challenges it faces for the future.

Following a year of investment and growth, Grantham based retreader Vaculug has announced the launch of a new dealer network strategy aimed at leveraging the company’s relationships with its dealers by delivering product and marketing support in a locally focused approach to assist retail partners to develop sales opportunities.

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GALGO has announced the introduction of several new sizes in some of their tread designs to continue adapting to the ever-changing needs of the market.

With HaGe Logistik entrusting its tyre management to Continental, Continental’s retreads continue to gain traction. With HaGe Logistik pooling its tyre service portfolio to ensure strong sustainability with Conti360° Solutions, Continental continues working towards the future of fleet management with Logistics 4.0.

Lithuanian logistics operator Girteka Logistics were recently presented with the Retread Industry Fleet Award which they won as part of the inaugural Recircle Awards.

In Germany, the Innovation Forum for Tyre Recycling (AZUR) has received approval from the DBU (German Federal Environment Foundation) to support a general tyre retreading campaign.

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ICE and Promotec have all signed an agreement to promote the 29th edition of the international Autopromotec automotive aftermarket exhibition internationally. The exhibition is scheduled to take place in Bologna between 25-28th May 2022.

Multi-brand car maintenance network Mobivia and French retreader Black-Star, with the support of Bridgestone, have signed an agreement for the development of an integrated tyre recycling ecosystem on the site of the former Bridgestone tyre plant in Béthune, France.

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) Board has announced that it elected Keith Jarman, president of AME International in Brooksville, Fla., as secretary on June 23 during its summer Board meeting in South Dakota.

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