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Events, News, Raw Materials, Tire Stewardship

2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium Coming in November

2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium Coming in November

The Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC), the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) together with Host Sponsor, eTracks Tire Management Systems, are pleased to be hosting the 2018 Rubber Recycling Symposium, held on November 7-8 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Canada.  This symposium brings together international […]

April 12, 2018 ×

Automotive, Tire Stewardship

California to push for law promoting tire-recycling

California to push for law promoting tire-recycling

California plans to boost the tire-recycling rate by pushing for legislation with USTMA support. AB 509, sponsored by Assembly Member Jim Frazier, would change the current state tire recycling grant program into an incentive program to help expand the use of tire-derived material. The measure also includes a provision to […]

July 20, 2017 ×

Automotive, Tire Stewardship

New Jersey Unsafe Used Tire Legislature Goes to Governor

New Jersey Unsafe Used Tire Legislature Goes to Governor

New legislature that prohibits the sale of unsafe used tires in New Jersey has been sent to Gov. Chris Christie. The bill (A 3896) would prohibit the sale of unsafe used tires that pose a risk to New Jersey motorists and impose a fine on a business that sells a […]

July 7, 2017 ×

Automotive, Industry Statistics, News

Light trucks, LT tires growing together

Light trucks, LT tires growing together

AKRON — As recently as 2013, the market for new consumer vehicles in the U.S. was split 50-50 between cars and light trucks. But low gasoline prices and new products have combined since then to spur increasing demand for bigger vehicles. Read the source article at Tire Business

June 22, 2017 ×

Automotive, Executive News, News

Industry wants tire cord exclusions from US steel probe

Industry wants tire cord exclusions from US steel probe

Washington —Specific types of tire cord-quality steel wire rod, tire cord and bead wire should be excluded from a national security investigation of steel imports, the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association told the U.S. Department of Commerce. Domestic suppliers cannot meet the demand of U.S. tire manufacturers for these steel products, […]

June 1, 2017 ×

Automotive, News

Bridgestone Issues Tire Safety Tips Ahead of Summer Driving Season

Bridgestone Issues Tire Safety Tips Ahead of Summer Driving Season

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With the busy summer driving season fast approaching, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) is leading a nationwide safety campaign to encourage drivers to properly maintain their tires. The effort is one way the company is promoting National Tire Safety Week (May 28 – June 3), an industry initiative led by the […]

May 31, 2017 ×

Executive News, News

The Rubber Manufacturers Association Unveils Relaunch, Expands Focus On Driving An Innovative And Mobile Society

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Rubber Manufacturers Association, the national trade association for tire manufacturers that produce tires in the U.S., announced today a relaunch under the new banner of the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA). In addition to the new banner, USTMA unveiled its newly designed and rebranded website, www.USTires.org, and […]

May 23, 2017 ×