Mo. TDRA taps Smith president
OSAGE BEACH, Mo.—The Missouri Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association elected Chris Smith of Tire Design in Kansas City, Mo., president during its annual convention, Aug. 3-6, at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach.
The group's new officers include Joe Inchiostro of St. Louis Wholesale Tire, vice president; Bob Kotan of Tire Centers L.L.C. in Kansas City, Kan., secretary; and Tim McKnight of McKnight Tire Co. in Jefferson City, treasurer.
For the first time, the MTDRA held a convention without a trade show, which it plans to hold along with its training expo in April.
The gathering kicked off with a welcome reception sponsored by Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. Golf and fishing tournaments sponsored by Goodyear's Kelly-Springfield Tire unit were held on Aug. 5. The next evening, a luau party featuring a Caribbean-style entertainer capped the group's activities.
TRIB to exhibit at Dallas show
PACIFIC GROVE, Calif.—The Tire Retread Information Bureau will exhibit at the Great American Trucking Show, to be held at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, Nov. 16-18.
The TRIB booth will display retreaded truck and light truck tires, information packets, videos and other hand-out materials.
For more information, contact TRIB at (831) 372-1917.