Tire Technology Expo and Conference is off to a flying start at Deutsche Messe in Hannover, Germany. The world’s largest gathering of tire design, development and manufacturing experts was opened by a keynote address from Pierre Loiret of Michelin, who detailed the forthcoming world standards for tire RFID tracking – just one of many technological developments being discussed at the three-day show and conference.
Other presentations this morning highlighted connected and smart tire technologies, sustainability innovations and disruptive change in the global tire industry. On the exhibition floor, specialist suppliers are showcasing everything from advanced silica reinforcement materials to automated tire label printers.
“Tire Technology Expo 2018 is bigger and better than ever!” said show founder, Tony Robinson. “This might seem like an unbelievable claim but we’re delighted to say that this is a record year: 290 exhibitors is a new record and we have more exhibition space than ever before. In the conference, there are now 700 delegates and 180 speakers, which is also more than ever. Not surprisingly, Day 1 is off to a flying start, with very busy exhibition halls and fabulously busy conference rooms.”
The show runs until 22 February. More information at www.tiretechnology-expo.com.
20 February 2018