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Dave Zielasko joins TIA

Dave Zielasko joins TIA

17th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Dave Zielasko, the former Tire Business editorial director and publisher, has been named as vice president of marketing and communications of the Tire Industry Association (TIA).

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Blackcircles founder Welch nominated for TIA board of directors election

10th July 2019 | 0 Comments

The Tire Industry Association (TIA), which lobbies for tyre safety in the USA, has announced the nominations for the 2019 Board of Directors. Four individuals will be elected to serve on the TIA Board for a three-year term. The voting period will end on Sunday 1 September 2019.

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TIA Releases new OTR tyre and rim weight charts

27th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has released new OTR Tyre and Rim Weight Charts at the recently held Off-the-Road Tire Conference at Saddlebrook Resort and Spa in Tampa, Florida. The Charts include the average and maximum weights for more than 500 bias and radial tyres as well as the average and maximum weights for over 100 different rims and wheels. TIA debuted the Charts during a live Earthmover Tire Service (ETS) training demonstration to show how technicians can use them in the field to determine safe tyre handling procedures.

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TIA: New president, BKT’s Poddar inducted into Hall of Fame

1st November 2018 | 0 Comments

John Evankovich has been inducted as president of the Tire Industry Association’s (TIA) Board of Directors. He took office at the TIA annual membership meeting on 29 October and will serve a one-year term. In addition, the US-based industry association also introduced Brian Rigney (president, Dill Air Controls) as its vice-president and Dan Nothdurft (president, Tires, Tires, Tires) as secretary. Mike Wolfe (owner, Southeastern Wholesale Tire) will remain treasurer.

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TIA elects Dan Nothdurft as secretary

TIA elects Dan Nothdurft as secretary

28th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has elected Dan Nothdurft as its new board secretary effective Monday 29 October 2018.

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It fills me with pride – BKT’s Arvind Poddar responds to TIA Hall of Fame selection

It fills me with pride – BKT’s Arvind Poddar responds to TIA Hall of Fame selection

30th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Every year, US-based organisation The Tire Industry Association (TIA) inducts new worthies into its Hall of Fame. As mentioned on Friday, this year the TIA welcomes two from the industry to its Hall of Fame, and off-highway tyre specialist BKT is honoured that its chairman and managing director, Arvind Poddar is one of the pair selected for this accolade. Poddar will be officially inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony, which will be held in Las Vegas on 29 October prior to the opening of the 2018 SEMA Show.

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TIA names 2018 Hall of Fame and Ed Wagner Leadership Award Honorees

27th July 2018 | 0 Comments

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced the names of the honorees for the 2018 Hall of Fame and Ed Wagner Leadership Award. The inductions will take place at the Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony on Monday 29 October 29 at Paris Las Vegas Hotel.

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TIA elects John Evankovich as secretary

5th July 2016 | 0 Comments

At its AGM, between 22-24 June 2016, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) board of directors elected John Evankovich as its new secretary. He will begin his one-year term as secretary on 31 October 2016. After that year, he will proceed as vice president, then president, then past president; all of these positions are for one-year terms.

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NTDA names Tyre Industry Conference and Annual Dinner sponsors

12th January 2016 | 0 Comments

The NTDA has the sponsors of this year’s Tyre Industry Conference as well as the Annual Dinner and Awards that follow it. The 2nd NTDA Tyre Industry Conference, 87th Annual Dinner will be held at the Vox Conference Centre in Birmingham on Thursday 6 October 2016. Confirmed sponsors for 2016 include: Goodyear Dunlop Tyres, Maritime Cargo Services, Pirelli Tyres, Tyrexpo series organiser SingEx, Zenises and Ztyre.com.

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TIA inducting Glen Nicholson as president

29th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Tire Industry Association (TIA) will hold its Annual Membership Meeting on 2 November where Glen Nicholson will be inducted as the association's new president. Nicholson will serve a one-year term.

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Harvey Brodsky amongst TIA board nominations

16th July 2015 | 1 Comment

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has released names of candidates for US association’s 2015 Board of Directors election. The TIA membership will vote in open elections to place four individuals onto the TIA Board for three-year terms. nominees for TIA's Board of Directors are:

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Tyre standards, registration bill introduced into US Senate

Tyre standards, registration bill introduced into US Senate

14th July 2015 | 0 Comments

A bill calling for the introduction of minimum tyre performance standards and compulsory tyre registration has been introduced into the US Senate. This bill, the Tire Efficiency, Safety and Registration Act S.1741, is described by supporters as legislation that would improve consumer safety and vehicle fuel economy, however some sections of the tyre industry have vowed to see the bill defeated.

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TIA appoints David Martin as secretary

7th July 2015 | 0 Comments

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) board of directors elected David Martin as its new board secretary at the association’s bi-annual meeting held 23 – 25 June 2015. Martin will begin his one-year term as secretary on 2 November 2015. After that year, he will proceed as vice president, then president, then past president; all of these positions are for one-year terms.

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US tyre association opposes tyre registration legislation

15th April 2015 | 0 Comments

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) us officially opposing apparent tyre registration language in the "Generating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act" or "GROW AMERICA Act" that was released on 30 March 2015. At the crux of the issue is the way which the it opens the possibility that independent tyre dealer must register who buys which tyre and send this information to the government at no cost to the consumer.

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TIA supports free market tyre recovery over producer responsibility

16th February 2015 | 0 Comments

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has issued a position statement on scrap tyre recovery, in which the association comes out in support of free market approaches over and above producer responsibility schemes. The statement, which was developed by the association's Environmental Advisory Council (EAC), says “the association promotes and supports a competitive, market-based system to manage the flow of scrap tyres and scrap tyre materials” and points to the success already achieved with this approach – notably a purported tyre recovery rate approaching 90 per cent.

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