NEW ORLEANS (April 21, 2016) – Techno Pneus Inc. of Rimouski, Quebec, and Recauchutagem Nortenha of Penafiel, Portugal, were the winners in the Miss Retread truck tire contest at the North American Tire & Retread Expo in New Orleans.
Techno Pneus won for its entry in the precure category, while Nortenha won the mold-cure division.
Each company won $2,500 from the show's organizers, Latin Expo Group L.L.C.
The tires were judged on overall appearance and workmanship by a panel of judges: David Stevens of the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau; Eduardo Neva of Pre-Q Galgo Corp.; and Jeff Young of REMA Tip Top.
Community Tire Co. Inc. of Maryland Heights, Mo., was the sole entrant, and winner, in the OTR category.