Washington – Chief executives from regional tire manufacturing associations met 5-6 June in Washington to discuss issues of importance to the tire manufacturing industry and its stakeholders worldwide.
Tire associations meet to tackle global industry issues
The groups included: the European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA), the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada (TRAC), the Japan Automobile Tyre Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JATMA), the Korean Tire Manufacturers Association (KOTMA), and the US Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA).
Major topics, reported ETRMA, included industry commitments in sustainability and environmental stewardship, the comprehensive global regulatory landscape and a platform for increased dialogue.
“Engaging in a global dialogue around existing and emerging issues and developing a shared vision for growth and sustainability is important to advancing our mutual commitment to ensuring the tire manufacturing industry’s positive societal impacts, said a joint statement from the meeting.
“Our meeting facilitated robust discussions, enhanced our industry associations, and presented a macro perspective on matters impacting our global operating environment,” the groups added.