2012 TAFF Nominations announced
Now the nomination process is over, the NTDA has published details of who is in the running for the 2012 Tyre and Fast Fit Awards’ tyre environment, manufacturer, wholesaler, aftermarket supplier and industry advertiser of the year awards.
In the Tyre Manufacturer of the Year category Pirelli, the 2010 winners are again nominated, along with Bridgestone UK, Continental, Goodyear/Dunlop and Michelin.
The Wholesaler of the Year category is always closely fought and 2011 Winners Stapleton’s will be hoping for three wins in a row in the 2012 Awards. The other nominations are BITS, who last won the award in 2009, and Group Tyre who last won in 2007, plus Bond international and Micheldever.
The Tyre and Aftermarket Supplier of the Year section has attracted a new nominee for the competition in CAM Systems, the software suppliers, who are very active in the marketplace at the moment in relation to tyre labelling, other nominees are the current holders of the Award Autogem plus leading suppliers to the trade Apaseal, Rema Tip Top and Pang UK.
Westlake Tyres who have been very active in the market this year promoting their brand have been nominated for the Industry Advertising Award alongside Michelin, Continental and Pirelli. A new addition this year is a nomination for Kwik-fit for their unique TV campaign “mates rates”.
The Environment Award has, once again, attracted many of the top tyre collectors and recyclers along with major retreader Bandvulc. Other nominees are DME Tyres, Murfitt Industries, Sapphire Energy and the current holder of the title Vellco.