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Five top tire manufacturers for Future Tire platform

Cologne, Germany – Five of the world’s leading tire manufacturers will be represented among the speakers and discussion panellists at the ERJ Future Tire Conference 2017, being held 27-28 June in Cologne.


Future Tire Conference 2017 will be held in Cologne, Germany 26-27 June

At this year’s Future Tire, speakers from Apollo, Bridgestone, Continental, Goodyear and Pirelli will focus on developments in automation and integration that will reshape the tire industry going forward.

Among the leading tire industry figures on the conference programme are:

> Shibu George, head of automation and electronics, Apollo Tyres

> Csaba Mákos, plant unit head, Apollo Tyres Hungary Ltd;

> Jose Silicani, knowledge management officer, Bridgestone Europe;

> Marco Spinetto, strategic innovation, R&D, Pirelli Tyre SpA;

> Dr. Oliver Schramm, director, development production technology, Continental

> David Anckaert, general director, EMEA OE product development, Dunlop Development Center   Hanau, Goodyear Dunlop Tires Germany.

The event will also feature top-line experts from tire industry suppliers including: Black Donuts… Cimcorp… HF Mixing… Oracle… Pelmar Engineering… Rockwell Automation… Siemens Digital Factory Division… VMI… among others.

Full details for the programme are available via the following link:


Stop press: One late addition to the Future Tire programme is China tire market expert David Shaw, chief executive of Tire Industry Research. He will discuss how Chinese players are adapting to the challenges and opportunities presented by smart factory technologies in a fast-changing market environment.

You can register to join us at Future Tire in Cologne via this link: