HILTON HEAD, S.C. — Alexis Garcin, chairman and president of Michelin North America Inc. since June 2019, will keynote this year's Clemson University Global Tire Industry Conference, scheduled for April 18-20 in Hilton Head.
SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Pete's Road Service Inc., headquartered in Fullerton, Calif., was honored during the annual California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA) / 1-800EveryRim New Year Luncheon, which was held Jan. 29.
LONDON — Tire Business' sister publication European Rubber Journal plans to recognize technological achievement in tire industry automation and digitalization this summer with a new award, the Journey to Automation award.
AKRON — Eric Higgs, president of truck, bus and retread tires in the U.S. and Canada for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, will deliver the keynote address at this year's International Tire Exhibition & Conference.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Global demand for and output of natural rubber (NR) fell last year versus 2018, according to the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries, which said the outbreak of the novel coronavirus has clouded its outlook for at least the first quarter of 2020.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, which opened its 500th travel stop last November, disclosed plans recently to open as many as 40 travel stops in 2020, all with either a Love's Truck Care Center or Speedco servicing lane on site.