Vipal Participates in AER Conference

Between June 15 and 16, Vipal Rubber took part in the 7th Technical Seminar of the AER (Spanish Association of Retreaders), held in the city of Segovia, Castilla-Leon region, Spain. The theme chosen this year was “Rebuild, Recycle, Future and Economy,” with a series of debates designed to show the importance of retreading to the economy.

Vipal earned prominence as the main sponsor of the event, offering a warm welcome, followed by a dinner on the opening day. During the two days of the event, some of the company’s customers were present, among them Insa Turbo, Fedima, Redigal and Muralla, and the Vipal team was represented by Frederico Schmidt, General Manager, and Fabrício Nedeff, Commercial Coordinator.

The Spanish Association of Retreaders (AER) was established in May 1996, and represents the most important retreaders in Spain with 47 associates and 10 collaborators. Vipal has been a member since 2007.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.


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