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USA: Tyre makers’ association voices support for ‘Tire Caucus’

USA: Tyre makers’ association voices support for ‘Tire Caucus’

16th May 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) says it “applauds” the recent formation of the bipartisan Congressional Tire Caucus, co-chaired by Joe Wilson and Jim Cooper, members of the House of Representatives from South Carolina and Tennessee, two states with significant tyre manufacturing footprints.

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Four new USTMA board members

9th April 2019 | 0 Comments

US tyre industry representative body the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) reports that its Board of Directors has elected four new members. They are: Samuel Choi, chief executive officer and president, Kumho Tires USA; Marco Crola, chairman and chief executive officer, Pirelli Tire North America; Don Bunn, president and chief executive officer, Toyo Tire North America Manufacturing Inc.; and Tom Lehner, vice-president, Government Affairs, Bridgestone Americas, Inc. The appointments take effect immediately, with each new board member serving a three-year term.

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Sean Moore joins USTMA in government affairs role

15th August 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has announced the appointment of Sean Moore as Director of Government Affairs. In this role, Moore will guide strategy for USTMA’s federal government affairs programme and lead the association’s state advocacy efforts working with member companies and allied organisations.

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Scrap tyre management a ‘success story’ – USTMA

Scrap tyre management a ‘success story’ – USTMA

24th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Stockpiles of scrap tyres in the United States of America have decreased 94 per cent since the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) instigated efforts to re-purpose scrap tyres, reports the trade association. While scrap tyre stockpiles in the USA contained more than a billion tyres in total in 1991, by 2017 these stockpiles had reduced to just 60 million tyres.

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Goodyear awarded for safety improvement practices

24th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company was recently recognised by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) with a Leadership Award for promoting innovative practices to improve worker safety.

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