Brad Wurst has joined Smithers Rapra as Tire Engineering Consultant, bringing with him almost 30 years of experience in the field of tyre engineering. His work within the Smithers Rapra technical consulting group will focus upon providing specific guidance and solutions that address clients’ development and quality-related challenges. The new Tire Engineering Consultant will also help clients in developing a plan of action to implement solutions for their tyre design needs.
Rubber, plastics and composites testing company Smithers Rapra recently held its first Tire Technology Symposium in China. According to the research and testing firm, the event brought together about 70 members of the Chinese tyre industry to share technical knowledge, regulatory expertise and business insight. The symposium covered the industry supply chain, including automotive OEMs, tyre manufacturers and retailers.