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TIA Responds to Tire Registration Legislation

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is going to do everything in its power to defeat legislation aimed at making tire registration mandatory. And that legislation exists. Late last week, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced S.1741 into the Senate. Also known as the Tire Efficiency, Safety and Registration Act, the bill would require tire sellers to

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Webinar on Affordable Care Act Planned for TIA Members

Federated Insurance is providing TIA members with access to a free webinar, Employment Tort Exposures and the Affordable Care Act, on Tuesday, June 23 from 2-3 p.m. (EDT). The webinar will be conducted by Enquiron as part of the Federated Employment Practices Network. According to TIA, employers are asking: Does the ACA give employees new

TIA Announces Basic Industrial Tire Service Program

The Tire Industry Association has a new training program – Basic Industrial Tire Service (ITS) Program. The 200-level training and certificate program is focused on pneumatic, solid resilient, press-on and polyurethane-filled tires, TIA said. “Industrial tires pose specific risks for employees, so there is a definite need for a training program that identifies the hazards

TIA Exhibiting at Autopromotec

TIA will have an exhibit booth at Autopromotec in Bologna, Italy, which runs May 20 to 24. “Autopromotec is an outstanding platform for global networking and TIA is pleased to be a part of the show,” TIA executive vice president Roy Littlefield said. “We have learned from Autopromotec officials that the halls devoted to tires

TIA Unveils OTR Conference Leisure Programs

TIA has announced three leisure programs, in addition to its annual OTR Conference Golf Tournament, for the 2016 OTR Conference at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in San Diego from Feb. 17-20, 2016. “Over the past few years, we have been expanding the leisure program offerings beyond golf and the response has been

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TIA Seeks Tire Industry HOF Nominations

TIA is accepting nominations for the 2015 Tire Industry Hall of Fame through July 6. The Hall of Fame is open to individuals in the tire industry, including manufacturers, inventors, publishers, equipment suppliers, tire association executives, tire dealers, tire and rubber recyclers, and retreaders. The Hall of Fame may be awarded posthumously. Inductees are chosen

ATS Training Date Scheduled for Alaska

TIA will host its Certified Automotive Training Service (ATS) Instructor Class in Fairbanks, Alaska from June 2-5 at the Fairbanks Hampton Inn & Suites. The Certified ATS Instructor Program is a four-day in-depth classroom and hands-on class that industry professionals must successfully complete in order to return to the dealership(s) to train technicians to prepare

Synthos SA Brought into Pirelli-Rosneft Partnership

Polish chemical manufacturer Synthos SA has been tapped by Pirelli SpA and its Russian partner Rosneft to serve as a technological partner for the development of synthetic rubber in Russia. The three firms last week signed a memorandum of understanding to study the feasibility of developing the R&D, production capacity and logistics necessary to produce

TIA Board of Directors Nominations Due Soon

May 1 is the deadline for individuals interested in serving on the 2015-16 TIA board of directors. TIA Board Directors serve for three-year terms and may be re-elected to serve two additional, three-year terms. Any TIA member in good standing or an official representative of an industry association may recommend candidates to the nominating committee

TIA Adds Maine ATS Dates

TIA will host its Certified Automotive Training Service (ATS) Instructor Class in Portland, Maine, on Aug. 4 through 7 at Southern Maine Community College. The program is a four-day, in-depth classroom and hands-on class that industry professionals must successfully complete in order to return to the dealership(s) to train technicians to prepare them for certification.

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TIA Names Women to Watch in the Tire Industry

TIA will recognize women in the tire industry inside the pages of its Spring 2015 issue of Today’s Tire Industry. The special 12-page section, called Women to Watch in the Tire Industry, celebrates the accomplishments of women who have enriched the tire industry through their commitment, leadership and determination, the association said. “The tire industry

OTR Conference: Celebrating the Past, Looking Forward

The Tire Industry Association’s 60th annual Off-the-Road Tire Conference allowed attendees to reflect on the OTR industry’s past while understanding its present and looking to where it’s headed in the future. The OTR Tire Conference hosted more than 500 attendees from around the world in Tucson on Feb. 18-21. Attendees heard presentations from industry professionals