NEW ORLEANS (April 12, 2016) — Does your company boast the “most beautiful” retreaded OTR tire on the planet, or thereabouts?
Well, there's still time to enter the “Mr. OTR Radial Retread Tire” contest at the North American Tire & Retread Expo (NATRE), which will be held April 19-21 in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Show promoters have doubled the prize purse to $5,000 for the first place winner.
Both precured and mold-cured retreaded OTR radial tires — up to 25 inches — produced for commercial use and sale are eligible.
A panel of industry judges will choose the Mr. OTR winner on April 20 on the NATRE show floor (judges' decisions are final). The following industry experts have been selected to judge the contest:
- Shawn Rasey, director of global business development, earthmover tires, for Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C.'s commercial specialty tire unit;
- Phil Nigh, global training manager for Elgi Rubber Co. L.L.C.; and
- Manny Cicero, CEO of Triangle Tire USA.
To enter the contest — and for information on the show — visit the NATRE website.