Author Archives: ITMA

President’s message

2013 was an exceptional year for ITMA. I’m delighted to have seen our membership numbers swell to record levels which I think not only reflects the increasing complexity that tyre manufacturers and importers face, but also the ever-improving benefits that … Read more

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ITMA supports CRIA conference

As part of its ongoing partnership with the China Rubber Industry Association (CRIA), ITMA is pleased to be supporting this year’s China Rubber Conference. Due to be held in Qingdao, China, from March 25th to 28th, the event is expected … Read more

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European market surveillance regulation

A new proposal to introduce a market surveillance Regulation across the whole of the EU has been recently passed through the European Parliament. As ITMA welcomes anything which improves enforcement of non-compliant products in the marketplace, ITMA and most other … Read more

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Extra product assistance for ITMA members

ITMA has teamed up with specialist independent automotive testing company Tyre Reifen Engineering and Development (TREAD), to provide its members with a cost effective solution for tyre test and development work. TREAD is an independent automotive testing company specialising in … Read more

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Technical boost for Spanish wholesalers

ADINE, the National Association of Tyre Importers and Distributors, in the Iberian Peninsula has become the latest organisation to join the Imported Tyre Manufacturers Association (ITMA). ADINE will become an Affiliate Member of ITMA from the start of 2014, giving … Read more

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ITMA sponsors ERJ conference

This November, tyre industry professionals from around the world will gather in Brussels for the Tire Rubber Recycling conference, organised by publishers ERJ. In addition to attending the event to participate in the discussions taking place, ITMA will be one … Read more

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New Scandinavian winter truck tyre regulations

ITMA members selling winter truck tyres which are likely to be used in the Scandinavian region should be aware of new regulations that have just been approved. A detailed briefing document has been issued to all members outlining the changes, … Read more

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ITMA supports ETRMA ‘End of waste’ proposals for truck tyre casings

In an attempt to eradicate difficulties which can occur when end of life tyre casings are transported between different locations and countries, ITMA is placing its support behind recent ETRMA proposals which are being put to the European Commission. Currently, … Read more

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New advice for UK safety defects and recalls

Tyre manufacturers marketing their products in the UK are being advised to familiarise themselves with a new Code of Practice on Vehicle Safety Defects and Recalls. The Code which has been issued by VOSA, the UK’s government agency with responsibility … Read more

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More new members for ITMA

China’s Shandong Wanda Boto tyre company and Japan’s Falken tyres have become the latest tyre manufacturers to join the growing ranks of ITMA members.

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