BOWIE, Md. (Feb. 4, 2005) — The Tread Rubber and Repair Materials Manufacturers Group (TRMG) will sponsor the Retread Appearance Contest at this year's World Tire Expo.
The expo, April 20-22 in Louisville, Ky., is sponsored by the Tire Industry Association. TRMG will award $500 to each of the “best in show” winners in four categories, including passenger/light truck, mold cure truck, pre-cure truck and specialty/OTR. The winners also will receive a framed ribbon.
“We are proud to sponsor an event that features the workmanship and quality of today's retreaded tires,” said Norm Ball, TRMG president and director of franchise management services for Michelin Retread Technologies.
Retreaders interested in participating can download information from TIA's Web site, www.tireindustry.org, or call (800) 876-8372, ext. 106. Applications must be received by March 31, and the tires must be received in Louisville by April 8.