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Michelin Recognized in Worker Safety

Michelin North America has earned nine safety awards from the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) as part of its Safety and Health Improvement Program (SHIP). The tiremaker earned four Excellence Awards for worker and health safety and five Improvement Awards.

RMA Announces Scrap to Profit Tire Recycling Conference

The 7th Scrap to Profit Conference will focus on innovation to drive new and improved scrap tire markets.

Bridgestone Earns Worker Safety Awards

Four Bridgestone plants have be recognized for excellence and improvements in worker health and safety by the Rubber Manufacturers Association’s Safety and Health Improvement Program.

RMA Predicts Little Growth in 2017

The Rubber Manufacturers Association projects minimal growth in total U.S. tire shipments in 2017.

RMA Announces 2017 National Tire Safety Week Dates

The Rubber Manufacturers Association has announced this year’s National Tire Safety Week will take place May 28-June 3.

Scrap Tire Piles Down 93%

According to a recent report for the Rubber Manufacturers Association, scrap tire piles have declined by more than 93% in the past two decades. Of the more than 1 billion stockpiled scrap tires that existed in 1990, only about 70 million remain to be cleaned up, the RMA said. “Effective state scrap tire management laws

RMA: Tire Shipment Forecast Projects Slight Growth in 2016

The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has reported U.S. tire shipments are expected to experience slight growth in 2016, according to its mid-year tire shipment forecast. If the forecast stays true, dealers could see an increase in medium truck tire replacement tires and light truck tires in the market, but less replacement passenger car tires. Highlights

Toyo Unveils New Tire Maintenance Videos

As part of National Tire Safety Week, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. is introducing four new videos in the Tires 101 section of its website. Aimed at consumers, the educational videos will cover how to check tire pressure, how to check tire tread depth, how to inspect tire wear and how to read a tire sidewall.

Discount Tire and RMA Team up for National Tire Safety Week Education

Discount Tire, the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) and NASCAR’s Team Penske have once again teamed up to provide new efforts to educate drivers on proper tire care during National Tire Safety Week on May 29-June 4. In preparation for Memorial Day travel, Discount Tire and the RMA are encouraging drivers to do their “PART” with

RMA Honors Michelin Plants for Worker Safety 

The Rubber Manufacturers Association’s Safety and Health Improvement Program (SHIP) has recognized six Michelin North America Inc. facilities for excellence and improvements in worker health and safety. During the RMA’s board meeting, two of Michelin’s plants in Starr, S.C., received Excellence Awards and four plants – two in Lexington, S.C., one in Spartanburg, S.C., and

Six Tire Manufacturers Receive RMA SHIP Awards

The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) recognized six tire manufacturers with Safety and Health Improvement Program (SHIP) awards for their excellence and improvements in worker health and safety. “Safety is RMA members’ top priority for their products and their workplaces,” said Anne Forristall Luke, RMA president and CEO. “We are proud to recognize this commitment to

Dates for Rubber Modified Asphalt Conference Announced

The 7th Rubber Modified Asphalt Conference will be hosted Nov. 2-3 at the Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation (STREF), Rubber Pavement Association and the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society will host the event, with cooperation with the Federal Highway