Global tyre industry meet held in the US
Chief executives from tyre manufacturing associations across the globe including the European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA), the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC), the Japan Automobile Tyre Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JATMA), the Korean Tire Manufacturers Association (KOTMA), and the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) convened a two-day meeting on June 5-6, 2018 in Washington to discuss issues of importance to the tyre manufacturing industry and the stakeholders it serves across the globe. Major topics included industry commitments in sustainability and environmental stewardship, the comprehensive global regulatory landscape and a platform for increased dialogue.
“Our associations comprise the leading worldwide tyre companies representing a majority of the world’s tyre manufacturing capacity. Engaging in a global dialogue around existing and emerging issues and developing a shared vision for growth and sustainability is important to advancing our mutual commitment to ensuring the tyre manufacturing industry’s positive societal impacts. Our meeting facilitated robust discussions, enhanced our industry associations, and presented a macro perspective on matters impacting our global operating environment,” said a press statement.
Fazilet Cinaralp from ETRMA, Anne Forristall Luke of USTMA, Kenji Kurata from JATMA, Glenn Maidment of TRAC and Yun Tae-gun from KOTMA have attended the event.