Ewan has been editor of Retreading Business since 2006 and of Tyre & Rubber Recycling since the magazine was founded. During this period he has become an expert on the global tyre recycling sector. He has many years' experience as an automotive journalist including a period at Tyres & Accessories.
The Future of Tyre Retreading and Recycling Conference 2022 Due to Take Place in 2 Weeks
Important Event for Tyre Retreading Calendar
The TyreRetreading and Recycling Conference 2022 takes place from 3:30pm with presentations from Vittoria Marangoni (Marangoni), Marco Mangialardo (Michelin) and David Stevens (TRIB) discussing the future of retreading in Europe and North America.
This will be followed by a panel on tyre recycling, with a key presentation from Federico Dossena (Ecopneus) on the Italian recycling market. After this, Weibold’s Claus Lamer will be discussing pyrolysis before it will be rounded off by Dario Andreani from Chile who will be highlighting the development of T-Phite – remanufacturing of Lithium batteries through the tyre circular economy.
The afternoon is concluded with the Recircle Awards trophy ceremony – This awards event is now in its second year and even through Covid it has gained traction in the retreading and recycling industries as a sign of recognition of performance and quality. Already even just being nominated for an Award is considered a credit to any company.
The Awards are voted for by the industry and as such reflect the views of the sectors they cover.
This year’s winners will receive their Trophies in a short ceremony held after The Future of Tyre Retreading and Recycling Conference at Autopromotec.
The winners to be awarded at their Recircle Awards at Bologna are:
Best Tyre Recycling Industry Supplier: Eco Green Equipment
Best Casing and Tyre Disposal Services Provider: Tire Core Intl Ltd
Business Breakthrough Award: Ecolomondo
Best Tyre Recycling Research Project: Leticía Saíz Rodriguez and José Maria Bermejo Muñoz
Circular Economy Award: Marangoni
Best Tyre Retreader: Marangoni
Best Company Director: Patricia Malnati
Best Tyre Derived Recycled Product: SustrendLab
Best Retreading Accessory and Consumables Supplier: Vipal
Lifetime Achievement in the Tyre Recycling Sector: Giovanni Corbetta