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Tech Int'l. hires supply chain manager

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JOHNSTOWN, Ohio (Feb. 14, 2014) — Tire repair materials supplier Tech International has hired Matt Reeping as supply chain manager.

Mr. Reeping has 18 years' experience in materials management in the automotive and metals industries, Tech International said. He will be responsible for overseeing efficiencies in production, scheduling, purchasing, inventory and logistics for the company's North America operations.

Mr. Reeping has a bachelor's degree in economics with a minor in business management from Kent State University and is pursuing his Certified Supply Chain Professional accreditation, according to Tech.

"Matt's experience and expertise will prove invaluable in our ability to better manage our supply chain from end to end, and exceed our customers' service expectations," said Bob Overs, chief operating officer.

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Titan International and the United Steelworkers union have petitioned the U.S. International Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce seeking relief from OTR tire imports from China, India and Sri Lanka. What’s your opinion?

I wholeheartedly support their action – something needs to be done.
46%
(36 votes)
I think it’s a bad idea that could inevitably tie the hands of domestic tire makers.
13%
(10 votes)
I oppose any duties against tire importers—they only raise costs for distributors and make it harder to obtain inventory.
24%
(19 votes)
I’m kind of on the fence and not sure what’s right, but need more information before deciding.
14%
(11 votes)
I don’t really care whether or not relief is granted.
3%
(2 votes)
Total votes: 78