Tyre Recycling Forum at The Tire 29th May to 1st June 2018

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In an industry first, Tyre and Rubber Recycling is bringing the tyre recycling sector into the heart of the tyre industry. In a series of nine seminar sessions Tyre and Rubber Recycling will be introducing 29 speakers from across the industry and around the world to speak about tyre recycling at the largest tyre industry event in Europe in 2018.

Never before has the recycling sector been invited into the tyre industry’s premium European event in this way. Speakers will represent the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturer’s Association, Signus, Ecopneus, equipment suppliers, researchers and product developers. All speaking at the seminars that will take place on the Recycling Forum in Hall 9 at Koelnmesse, over the first three days of the show. What is more, access to these seminars is free. Normally, many of these speakers and presentations can only be heard at paid for conferences. Here at The Tire Cologne, once the entrance fee to the exhibition is paid, the Tyre Recycling Seminars are free of charge.

The recycling sector asked to get closer to the tyre manufacturers, and Tyre and Rubber Recycling has done its best to make that happen.  Come and attend the seminars, join the discussion and take the opportunity to speak to our presenters. Or, go and visit the tyre manufacturers’ stands and make direct contact with their technical experts and ask them about their approach to recycling and how you can help them.

On the Friday there will be the opportunity for recycling exhibitors to present their equipment and services in the arena.

Remember 9 sessions, 29 speakers, and no additional costs to attend.

The Programme for the Tyre Recycling Forum

Session 1 – European Market Overview – 10.30 to 11.30 am, Tues 29 May

  • Ewan Scott – (Tyre & Rubber Recycling)
  • Daniele Fornai – (Ecopneus)
  • Jean-Pierre Taverne (ETRMA)
  • Peter Taylor (TRA)

Session 2-   European Market Overview – 12.00 – 13.00 pm, Tues 29 May

  • Robert Weibold (Robert Weibold GmbH)
  • Roberto Perez (Signus)
  • Arihant Singhi (Gemini)

Session 3 – Markets and Technology – 14.30-15.20 Tues 29 May

  • Andrea Pitto – (Salvadori srl)
  • Michael Graveman – (Granutech)
  • Stephen Murphy (Gradeall)

 

Session 4 – Global Market Trends – 10.30 – 11.30 am Wed 30 May

  • Dario Andreani (INSAMAR- Chile)
  • David Shaw – (Tire Industry Research)
  • Vladislav Vorotnikov (Tyre & Rubber Recycling)

Session 5 - Rubber Technology and Recycling – 12.00 – 13.00 pm Wed 30 May

  • Fredrik Olofsson (Scandinavian Enviro Systems)
  • Chris Norris (Artis)
  • Sonia Megert-Marshall (TRS)

Session 6 – Crumb Rubber – An Update – 14.30 – 15.30 Wed 30 May

  • Stephan Rau (WdK)
  • Daniele Fornai (Ecopneus)
  • Luis Alfonso de Leon (Cirtec)

 

Session 7 – Environmental Impacts – 10.30 – 11.30 Thurs 31 May

  • Dario Andreani (Sustrend)
  • Wilma Dierkes
  • Third Speaker to be confirmed

 

Session 8 – Future Challenges for the Tyre Recycling Industry – 12.00 – 13.00 Thurs 31 May

  • ZARE (German Language Panel Discussion)
  • Moderator – Yorick Lowin (BRV),
  • Hanna Schoeberl (Kurz Karkassenhandel)
  • Herr Dr.-Ing. Stefan Hoyer (Forschungsbereich Extrusionstechnologien und Recycling)
  • Danny Schwalbe; MRH Mülsener Rohstoff- und Handelsgesellschaft mbH
  • Plus representatives from the tyre distribution trade, the cement industry and the political sphere

 

Session 9 – Rubber Technology and Recycling – 14.30 – 15.30 Thurs 31 May

  • Martin von Wolfersdorff – (Wolfersdorff Consulting)
  • Sam Visaisouk – (Tyromer)
  • François Baratin (Phenix)

 

Session 10 – Product Forum - 10.30 – 11.30 Fri 1 June

  • Session moderated by David Wilson (Publisher Retreading Business)

 

Session 11 – Product Forum –  12.00 – 13.00 Fri 1 June

  • Session moderated by Ewan Scott (Editor Tyre & Rubber Recycling)

About the author

Ewan has been editor of Retreading Business since 2006 and of Tyre & Rubber Recycling since the magazine was founded. During this period he has become an expert on the global tyre recycling sector. He has many years' experience as an automotive journalist including a period at Tyres & Accessories.

 

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