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ITMA has made great progress in the past year and I hope that 2015 will continue the trend.
ITMA technical partner, Tread Ltd, has made a number of refinements to its test sheets resulting in clearer explanations that will help tyre designers target specific development areas. The new sheets utilise best practice from OEM test processes and include … Read more
Regretfully, ITMA’s participation in the 2014 Future Tire Conference in Brussels failed to materialise following the cancellation of the event.
To keep ITMA’s members even better informed about the group’s activities and news, this regular e-newsletter is now available in four different languages. Versions are now produced in English, German, Spanish and Chinese which can all be downloaded from the … Read more
As the first ITMA newsletter to be produced since I was very proudly elected as the Association’s President at our recent AGM, I would like to take this opportunity to share some of my thoughts about the future of our … Read more
To provide consumers with a more informed choice when selecting their replacement tyres, new tyre labelling regulations come into force later this year. The new labels will rate the tyre’s fuel efficiency, wet braking performance and exterior noise emissions. The … Read more
A new standardised industry product adjudication form is one of the latest additions to the growing number of resources available to ITMA members in its secure online resource bank. The form, which is used by retailers when returning tyres to … Read more
Two more major international tyre manufacturers have joined the Imported Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ITMA) taking its membership numbers to record levels.Shandong Linglong and Nexen Tire have become the association’s latest recruits bringing the total number of members up to 15, … Read more
All businesses operating in the tyre industry, whether they are retailers, wholesalers, importers or manufacturers, are well aware of the economic challenges the industry faces. Soaring raw materials costs, record rubber prices, increased fuel costs, rising inflation and a host … Read more