The Tire Cologne: Global Retreading Conference, Recycling Forum and the Future Tire Conference is taking place in Cologne, Germany from 29 May to June 1 2018. Not only nineteen of the twenty highest-revenue companies from the current “Tire world ranking list” have confirmed their participation in Cologne since May 2017 , the event has additionally recorded a very high number of applications in the other product sections. The Tire Cologne is also offering an own platform for the retreading and recycling industry too. These themes were not given the due attention in the past, although they actually have enormous potential for the industry’s development. We were able to win over the market leaders as exhibitors and are enhancing the offer of information with conferences and theme areas on the grounds,” explained Christoph Werner, Senior Vice President of Koelnmesse GmbH.
In addition to the exhibitor presentations, the visitors can look forward to an extensive event programme. Conferences and lectures with star-studded casts, shows and evening events are turning The Tire Cologne into the leading international industry platform from the very start. Here the trade visitors can learn everything worth knowing about trends and new products and at the same time have manifold opportunities to establish new business contacts all over the globe.
For example, the “Global Retreading Conference is being staged for the first time in collaboration with the European Retreading Association BIPAVER. Experts will present current developments, market data and best practice examples and discuss the potentials and future of the retreading industry. The Global Retreading Conference is the first congress to bring the entire international retreading industry together in one place. Partner associations and renowned specialists from South and North America, Europe, India and the Southeast Asian region will be on location in Cologne to present the participants with a unique global overview of the theme of retreading. Among others Ralf Frohwerk, Global Head Business Development at SLM Solutions GmbH in Lübeck/Germany; Stefan Dengler, Managing Director at SDS Systemtechnik GmbH in Calw/Germany and Detlef Witt, Head of Global Product Management at RemaTipTop AG in Poing/Germany will inform the audience about new and established technologies in the retreading sector.
Centrally located in the Retreading and Recycling segment in Hall 9, the “Recycling Forum” provides a complete overview of the decisive aspects in the field of tire recycling. In cooperation with the trade magazines “Retreading Business” and “Tyre & Rubber Recycling”, The Tire Cologne is organising this special zone with an accompanying lecture programme. Over the first three days of the trade fair, renowned experts will speak about the tire industry and of course the influences on the environment in eight one-hour sessions.
The “Future Tire Conference” is another platform where top experts of the industry will gather to present and discuss the decisive trends and developments of tomorrow. The conference is organised by the US-American publishing company, Crain, which publishes two leading international industry publications, Tire Business and the European Rubber Journal, and which has additionally been successfully conducting theme-related conferences all over the world for many years. The “Future Tire Conference” on 30 and 31 May 2018 focuses among others on the themes “Efficient production sites and the growing demands of today and tomorrow” and “Old tire recycling”.
For further information see: www.thetire-cologne.de/events