A. Bob Malerba, (left) Tire Industry Association president-elect, and Dick Gust, president, open the trade show.
B. Walt Seidel of VMI-AZ Extrusion (left) explains benefits of the CTC SBV extruder builder machine to Dave Twiss and Bill Phillips, Les Schwab Tire Centers Inc. retread shop managers.
C. Peter Gerry (left) of Pete's Tire Barns Inc., Orange Mass., visits with Tom Raben of Raben Tire Co. Inc., Evansville, Ind.
D. Ralph Windeler (right) of SDS-Systemtechnik GmbH shows the ITT-1 Interferometric Tire Tester to Javier Galeano (left) and Lucas Niemi of First State Tire Recycling, East Bethel, Minn.
E. Tom Bielicki of Tire-Track L.L.C. shows how his firm's rubber tire-patch-like bar code-designed to survive the retreading process-can be attached to a tire.
F. Jon Langerak (left) of Wonderland Tire Co., Grandville, Mich., visits with fellow tire dealers and retreaders Bob Majewski and Tom Sumerel of Sumerel Tire Service Inc., Newport, Ky., and Dan Roberts of Les Schwab Tire Co. Inc., Prineville, Ore., during the trade show.