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Autopromotec 2019

Sala Melodia, Fiera di Bologna

Piazza della Costituzione 5

40128 Bologna

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The global tyre retreading industry continues to face challenges. How to deal with the ongoing competition from producers of budget new tyres, especially from the Far East, how to make the most of available technologies to produce better and more cost-efficient retreads, and how the industry can market itself better in an increasingly connected world. "The Future of Retreading" is a specialist conference aimed at visitors to the Autopromotec trade show, which attempts to offer new insights into the retreading market and how the industry can gear itself up for the future.


14.00 Harjeev Kandhari (CEO, Zenises Group)

Keynote Speech

The Founder and CEO of Zenises explains how he decided to invest in the retreading industry by buying the UK-based retreader, Vacu-Lug at a time when the European retreading sector was under pressure.

14.30 Franco D'Amore (Istituto per la Competitività)

Tyre Retreading for the Circular Economy: a new study from AIRP

The results of a new study carried out by the Italian Retreaders’ Association AIRP in conjunction with the local study centre to alert Italian legislators on issues related to a circular economy model. The Association’s goal is to promote the use of retreads through specific environmental taxation policies.

14.55 David Shaw (Tire Industry Research)

The Potential Future Impact of the Chinese Tyre Sector on the Retreading Market

An analysis into how the activities, policies and strategies of the Chinese tyre manufacturing industry impact the global tyre retreading sector.

15.20 Coffee Break

15.30 Ivano Garavaglia (GFK)

Sales Trends in the Heavy Duty Tyre Market in Italy and Europe 2017-2018

Market analysts GFK present statistical data on how the impact of the new tariff legislation on Chines truck and bus tyres has been impacting the Italian and European markets

15.45 Sandro Garcia Salmones (Valebridge Media Services)

Marketing the Retreading Industry

A new look at how the European retreading industry can optimise its marketing message with a view to creating new impetus for growth.

16.10 Dirk Reurslag (VMI Group)

Equipment Automation in the Retreading Industry

A closer look into how equipment manufacturers are using innovation and automation to help the retreading industry produce retreads more cost-effectively.

Moderated by David Wilson (Publisher - Retreading Business)


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