Walter Seidel, far right, of A-Z Formen- und Maschienenbau GmbH, demonstrates the company's CTC swing builder, which applied cushion gum to a buffed tire casing. Company President Rainer Hilken is third from left. Colin Smithson, left, production director for Falcon Retreaders Ltd., Leicestershire, England, talks with TRIB's Harvey Brodsky.
Gonzolo Villegas of Calle, Colombia, left, gets a demo of the new Hawkinson Micro-NDT from Branick Industries' Jeromy Betzler.
The men in glass booth, Albert Bork, left, and J. Henry Phillips, simultaneously translate an ITRA workshop into English and Portuguese as attendees, above, listen on headphones.
Arthur Wright, right, the English inventor of Goodyear's new K2 Tirescan Retreading System, shows off its features to Terry Westhafer of Central Tire Corp., Verona, Va.
Beauty may be only tread deep, but Harold Guerraro, left, and Gustavo Gonzalez, both from Colombia, like one of the Retread Appearance Contest's winners.
Salvano Turella, right, demonstrates Marangoni Tread N.A. Inc.'s ITT S-1000 holographic tire inspection machine.
Sushil Sarkar of Elgitread (India) Ltd., explains a tire inspection station to Vincent Contestabile, owner of Affordable Tire Inc., Altamonte Springs, Fla.
Former NFL quarterback Archie Manning, ITRA Expo keynote speaker, works the room like a two-minute drill, ending by tossing out footballs.