NEW ORLEANS (April 1, 2015) — Mitchell J. Landrieu, mayor of New Orleans, has extended a welcome to showgoers who will be attending the first-ever North American Tire & Retread Expo in the city.
Promoters of the event, scheduled for April 15-17 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, have put together an education program featuring noted industry speakers as well as a trade show that has attracted a number of retread-oriented exhibitors. They include Goodyear, Marongini Tread North America, Vipal Rubber Corp., H.B. Plus Bandamatic, Rema Tip Top North America Inc., Elgi Rubber Co. L.L.C., Nokian Tyres P.L.C. and B&J Rocket America. According to the online exhibitor list, the majority of the exhibitors are Chinese tire makers and/or importers of Chinese tires.