CHICAGO-The 19th Reifen International Tyre Fair, held May 14-17 in Essen, Germany, reported its best attendance ever since it first held its convention in 1960. Reifen is a biennial international trade show for retreading, new tires, tire trade, tire and chassis unit technology and vulcanization.
Reifen '96 attracted 309 exhibitors from 31 countries. Attendance increased 10 percent, compared with Reifen '94, with more than 15,000 visitors from 60 countries, according to organizers.
The next Reifen show is slated for May 19-22, 1998 in Essen. For more details contact: Dusseldorf Trade Shows, 70 W. 36th St., Suite 605, New York, N.Y. 10018; (212) 356-0400. Fax: (212) 356-0404.