Tag Archives: Imported Tyre Manufacturers Association

Labelling Compliance

May 15th, 2015

As a result of recent lobbying the European Commission has agreed to provide funding for physical compliance testing to confirm the validity of tyre manufactures’ performance labels. Several millions of euros have been assigned to this project with brand selection … Read more

Tyre labelling

April 29th, 2012

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

Effective representation

April 29th, 2012

Since its inception some 30 years ago, ITMA has worked tirelessly to represent the interests of non-EU based manufacturers selling their products in the UK and Europe. ITMA continues to play an active role in the area, working with many … Read more

TIF Industry Factbook

April 29th, 2012

The scale of the popularity of imported tyre brands within the UK and mainland Europe has been highlighted in the Tyre Industry Federation’s (TIF) new industry factbook. The book which is freely available from the TIF website, offers a guide to … Read more

Growing resource bank

April 29th, 2012

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

Further record membership growth for ITMA

February 20th, 2012

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

Legislative compliance

October 13th, 2011

In order to comply with REACH legislation that was introduced at the beginning of last year, many tyre manufacturers and importers had to make a number of changes to their production and administration processes. Recent investigations by enforcement agencies across … Read more

ITMA strengthens its technical expertise

October 13th, 2011

ITMA has further boosted its technical expertise and capabilities after being approved as a member of the Scandinavian Tyre and Rim Organisation (STRO). Having been accepted to STRO, ITMA will have improved access to the latest and most comprehensive technical … Read more