ETRA Brings In Big Hitters

The Annual European Tyre Recycling Association conference in Brussels on the 25th-27th March has brought in some big-name speakers to ensure an event worth attending.

ETRA Plan to Discuss Hard-Hitting Issues

The Keynote Speaker will be Marco Cecchetto, of the European Commission Executive Agency for SMEs. Cecchetto will talk about how the Agency can assist the development of business in the European Community.

Lead panel speakers will include Philippa Oldham of the IMECE, who will be talking about the use of rubber in industry and manufacturing and how this market establishes specifications and requirements.

Liam O’Keefe will be attending from Australia, from the Victoria State Government, to present on the opportunities for tyre recycling in Australia. And keeping the international theme will be Hermann Erdmann, CEO of REDISA in South Africa who will present on the country’s unique tyre management model, and discuss opportunities for business development in the country.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.


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