News

STL announces 2009 Tire Technology Fall Seminar

Increase your tire industry knowledge by participating in Standards Testing Laboratories (STL) 2009 Tire Technology fall seminar at the company's Massillon, Ohio headquarters on October 13-15.

The deadline to register for the class is September 25. A downloadable registration form is available on the company's Web site at www.stllabs.com. Classes, which are limited to 25 attendees, are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

The Tire Tech seminars hosted by STL provide an overview of tire industry terminology, technology and the raw materials involved in the making of a tire, as well as the design, applications, compounding, construction and manufacturing processes.

A brief history of tire industry milestones, a current market summary, tire stamping and identification requirements, legislative activity and a tour of all aspects of tire testing are also included during the two-and-a-half day educational program.

STL compiles a technical team of automotive and tire experts to provide a basic yet comprehensive overview of the technology involved in the tire business. The seminars are designed to appeal to anyone directly or indirectly involved in the industry that needs a general understanding of tire design, construction and performance.

Registration is US$975 and includes admission to the seminar, all materials, three luncheons, an evening banquet and refreshments throughout the course. A block of rooms has been reserved at a local hotel. Contact STL for details. Discounts are available for three or more from one company registering together. Interested parties can register online or call +1 800 833 8547 to request a form.

STL operates as the world's largest independent testing facility for tires, wheels and related automotive components. Through its four divisions, STL provides the rubber and automotive industries with dynamic laboratory testing, static and physical testing, fleet testing, test machines, specialized photographic and video services and consulting services.


Read Latest Issue

Read Latest Issue

Read Latest Issue

Web Exclusives

Coda develops its self-inflating tire technology
Coda Development has undertaken testing of its self-inflating tire (SIT) technology and has developed a retrofit and a retread SIT
Read Now

Solvay expands in Poland
To better serve its customers in the region, Solvay has opened a new factory in Włocławek, Poland, which houses energy-saving production equipment  
Read Now

Goodyear and SRI end partnership
Goodyear has reached an agreement with Sumitomo Rubber Industries to dissolve the 16-year global alliance between the two companies
Read Now

Profile: Yokohama Geolandar H/T G056
The latest SUV offering from Yokohama has a 21% improvement in wear performance and a 30% improvement in handling over its predecessor
Read Now

Inside touring car tires with Dunlop Motorsport
Why the UK’s abrasive, high-speed Thruxton racetrack provides a unique challenge for tire management in the British Touring Car Championship
Read Now


Supplier Spotlight

Supplier SpotlightWe are building a list of leading suppliers covering all aspects of the tire industry. Want to see your company included? Contact matthew.jordan@ukipme.com for more details.

Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the tire technology community? We'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to graham.heeps@ukipme.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email matthew.jordan@ukipme.com