Author Archives: ITMA

2015 China Rubber Conference and China Rubber Expo

China’s largest international rubber event will take place this year from April 7th -10th and will attract several thousand foreign visitors to the Baiyun International Convention Centre in Guangzhou.

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​Europe’s tyre-sales on the rise again

Third quarter replacement tyre sales continued the strengthening trend already seen through the year. PC/LT shipments were running +13% and TBR +3% over the same period in 2013.

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​2015 – Another Year of Challenge and Opportunity

​ITMA has made great progress in the past year and I hope that 2015 will continue the trend.

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ITMA ‘Way Forward’ Group completes its work

As its second meeting in Dusseldorf late this summer Group members finalised its work on setting a future course for the Association. Despite the progress made in recent years we face many challenges as we go forward with more member … Read more

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Brand array

Spoiled for choice? Our customers should be as our 22 ITMA member companies offer a huge selection of sizes and types via more than forty brands.

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Europe’s importers show the way

In the first six months of 2014, the non-ETRMA import share of the European replacement tyre market has grown strongly across all main product categories. It now represents over 30 per cent of total volumes and in some major markets … Read more

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Market recovery continues apace

Europe’s tyre markets are bouncing back to pre-crisis levels latest ITMA statistics suggest. Lead by increased truck tyre sales which as always are one of the best indicators of economic activity car tyre sales too are also on the upswing … Read more

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Growing co-operation between CRIA and ITMA

As part of its ongoing relationship with the China Rubber Association (CRIA), ITMA has been invited to present a number of technical articles to CRIA’s 1,200 member companies.

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Meetings Update

In recognition of ITMA’s widening membership and increased levels of activity within Europe’s decision making corridors, the Association’s latest technical and general meetings were held in Dusseldorf.

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New Member for ITMA

China’s Shengtai Group is the latest major tyre manufacturer to join ITMA.

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