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Big names signed up to The Tire Cologne 2020

Big names signed up to The Tire Cologne 2020

19th September 2019 | 0 Comments

The organisers of The Tire Cologne are feeling pleased with themselves. Not only is 70 per cent of the next show’s exhibitor floorspace already booked and rented a good nine months before it begins, the exhibitor list includes all five of the world’s leading tyre makers.

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Build-up for The Tire Cologne 2020 begins

11th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Despite being just seven months since the premiere of The Tire Cologne, Koelnmesse and the BRV are already working on the next edition, which will take place in June 2020.

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Tire Cologne: Association claims visitor numbers similar to Reifen 2016

Tire Cologne: Association claims visitor numbers similar to Reifen 2016

7th June 2018 | 0 Comments

When we compared the visitor headcount at last week’s The Tire Cologne exhibition with those at Reifen 2016 two years earlier, we noted visitor numbers were down around 20 per cent this year – a figure we reached by examining the official post-show reports released after each respective event. But did attendance drop so sharply from the one show to the next, or were the published visitor numbers for Reifen 2016 incorrect? The former industry association partner to Reifen and current partner to The Tire Cologne says the figure for Reifen 2016 was a case of over-inflation, and points to statistics supporting this.

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The Tire Cologne: Around 600 exhibitors from 41 countries expected

The Tire Cologne: Around 600 exhibitors from 41 countries expected

17th April 2018 | 0 Comments

The organiser of The Tire Cologne reports that firms from 41 countries have signed up as exhibitors for next month’s show. According to Koelnmesse GmbH, international exhibitors account for around 68 per cent of the 530 providers and 70 or so brands whose presence has already been confirmed. The strongest international contingents are from Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Turkey, as well as from China, India, Taiwan and the USA.

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ITMA joins Germany’s BRV

16th November 2017 | 0 Comments

The International Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ITMA) has joined Germany’s association of tyre, wheel and car service specialists, Bundesverband Reifenhandel und Vulkaniseur-Handwerk (BRV) as an associate member

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Ultra-Seal wins case against German tyre association BRV

28th September 2017 | 0 Comments

Bonn District Court and the higher Federal court of appeal in Cologne have rejected the application for a preliminary injunction against Ultra-Seal regarding the use of Ultra-Seal on the German market sought by the German tyre association BundesReifenVerband (BRV). According to the company, over the last few months, a large lobby had been set up by the BRV, which had been “proactively attacking Ultra-Seal users and the press with statements about Ultra-Seal being illegal on the German market on grounds of §36 of the StVZO (German Road Vehicle Registration Regulations) under ‘Richtlinien’ (guidelines) issued by the Bundesverkehrsministerium (Federal Transport Department)”. Ultra-Seal stated its counterarguments against these allegations in statement published by Tyres & Accessories’ German sister website, Reifenpresse on 23 May 2017.

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The Tire Cologne: More than 100 exhibitors now on board for 2018 show

The Tire Cologne: More than 100 exhibitors now on board for 2018 show

30th November 2016 | 0 Comments

At the end of November – around one and a half years before the trade fair gets under way – the list of companies confirmed as exhibitors at The Tire Cologne passed the 100 mark.

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Reifen 2016 expects 20 largest tyre manufacturers at 24-27 May 2016

Reifen 2016 expects 20 largest tyre manufacturers at 24-27 May 2016

2nd November 2015 | 0 Comments

Messe Essen’s Reifen show will be the epicentre of the global tyre industry from 24 to 27 May 2016. The event organiser has confirmed that the 20 largest tyre manufacturers in the world will be present, including key players such as Bridgestone, Continental, Cooper Tires, Goodyear, Falken Tyre Europe, Hankook, Maxxis, Michelin, Pirelli and Yokohama. The demand for stand space for workshop equipment providers is also growing, according to Messe Essen: Corghi, Rema Tip Top and Snap-on will all be amongst the exhibitors.

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Kraiburg share pro-retread stance at Czech customer workshop

9th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Following on from the second Kraiburg summit, Kraiburg Austria invited its Czech and Slovakian customers to a workshop at the end of September in Cerna Hora in the Czech Republic. During the even the retreading specialist shared its stance on various “pro-retread” campaigns and gave a status report on the ReTyre project, explaining the background behind the impending tyre labelling.

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Reifen organiser extends Rubber Tech Europe, announces Future Tire Conference

Reifen organiser extends Rubber Tech Europe, announces Future Tire Conference

13th February 2015 | 0 Comments

Having made its debut in 2014, Messe Essen and the Chinese United Rubber Corporation (CURC) have extended the contract for Rubber Tech Europe up to and including 2020. Rubber Tech China, the Asian predecessor to Rubber Tech Europe, has been held annually alongside Reifen China since 2007, with the former taking three halls at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre to the latter’s one. The new agreement will give Rubber Tech Europe, which started with a space in hall six in Essen’s Reifen 2014, the chance to develop into a more substantial component of the biannual event, with the backing from Messe Essen for the next three Reifen shows. The show within a show is one part of Messe Essen’s strategy to centralise international partnerships within its tyre show operations ahead of the BRV-backed The Tire Cologne show, to be held at Koelnmesse in 2018. The company has also developed links with global aftermarket series, Automechanika.

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Show review: Reifen China 2014

Show review: Reifen China 2014

8th January 2015 | 0 Comments

The eighth annual “Asian Essen”, Reifen China took place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in the first week of December, with some of the Chinese tyre industry’s major players rubbing shoulders for the last time in 2014. The European side of the Sino-German partnership behind the annual show, Messe Essen stated that it expected the presence of around 120 exhibitors in hall W1 and 15,000 trade visitors. This latter figure, unconfirmed at the time of writing, takes into account the other three-quarters of the twin exhibition; RubberTech China 2014 and the International Exhibition on Rubber & Elastomer, led by the China United Rubber Corporation, comprised around 500 exhibitors across another three halls (W2-4). Messe Essen CEO, Oliver P Kuhrt stressed the importance of the ‘Reifen’ brand’s presence in China, stating in his introduction to the show that it “stands for the success of a fair made in Essen extending across borders”. With about two thirds of the exhibitors at May’s Reifen 2014 visiting Essen from outside Germany, Messe Essen also noted the importance of Reifen China in recruiting Asian participants, whose attention the exhibition organiser has drawn in Shanghai.

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Aeolus becomes sustaining member of German tyre dealer association

Aeolus becomes sustaining member of German tyre dealer association

11th June 2014 | 0 Comments

Aeolus has announced its membership of German tyre dealer association BRV. The Chinese brand says it will cooperate on bilateral work with the association. Wang Feng, general director of Aeolus Tyres said: “As a Chinese tyre manufacturer, we are particularly proud to become a sustaining member of the German association. We look forward to providing support for the regulations and the major tasks in this very important branch of the specialised trade within the scope of our capabilities."

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Reifen, Automechanika agree upon strategic partnership

Reifen, Automechanika agree upon strategic partnership

28th May 2014 | 0 Comments

Messe Essen and Messe Frankfurt have announced a “far-reaching strategic partnership”, aimed at strengthening the Reifen and Automechanika trade fairs. The partners expressed a joint desire to exploit “synergetic effects in sales and marketing across borders,” the most obvious of which will be package solutions for exhibitors.

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Fourth category added to Reifen Innovation Awards

Fourth category added to Reifen Innovation Awards

7th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Reifen show organiser Messe Essen reports that this year a fourth category is being added to the so-called ‘tyre industry oscars’, the Innovation Awards jointly bestowed by Messe Essen and main sponsor the BRV (Germany’s tyre trade and vulcanisers’ association) alongside the biennial trade exhibition. This new category is Motor Vehicle Service, which joins the existing Technology & Products, Service Concepts & Process Optimisation and Environmental & Resource Conservation awards in 2014. Messe Essen is accepting award recipient nominations until 31 March.

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“The Tire Cologne” – details of show to rival “Reifen” announced

“The Tire Cologne” – details of show to rival “Reifen” announced

28th January 2014 | 0 Comments

Between 29 May and 1 June 2018, a new exhibition aimed at the international tyre industry will take place in Germany. “The Tire Cologne”, as the show will be called, will be supported by current Reifen show main sponsor the BRV (the German Federal Association of the Tyre Trade and the Vulcanisers’ Skilled Trade), and the plan is to hold the event every two years. Regular Reifen exhibition visitors may already note that the dates for The Tire Cologne coincide with this year’s show week in Essen and, presumably, those planned for future events – a sign that the BRV and Koelnmesse consider the future Cologne trade exhibition the heir apparent to the European tyre show throne.

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