About the Journey to Automation (J2A) Awards 2020

European Rubber Journal launched the Journey to Automation (J2A) Awards initiative in 2020 to recognise leading players in the field of automation and digital transformation of the tire industry.

J2A Award Categories:

  • Tire Manufacture - Producers
  • Tire Manufacture - Suppliers 
  • Tire Technology
  • Tire Supply-Chain
  • Tire Sustainability
  • Specialist Engineering SMEs

Judging will be by a team of experts brought together by the editorial teams at European Rubber Journal magazine in cooperation with US-based sister publications Tire Business and Rubber & Plastics News.

The finalists for each category will be revealed in July 2020.

The winners will be announced via a special live J2A virtual ceremony on Wednesday 16 September 2020 at 2pm BST / 3pm CET.



The Journey to Automation Awards 2020 virtual ceremony will also be streamed live during Rubber & Plastics News'  ITEC 2020 Virtual Edition taking place 8-18th September 2020. 

The International Tire Exhibition & Conference (ITEC) is dedicated exclusively to tire makers and those that serve the industry. ITEC 2020 has transitioned to a new virtual format, which will allow attendees across the globe to watch keynote presentations, 25+ technical presentations, panel discussions and award ceremonies. Plus, all participants will have access to a unique matchmaking service.

To learn more and register for ITEC 2020, please visit itec-tireshow.com

J2A Awards 2020 

Virtual Ceremony

16 September 2020 | 2pm BST / 3pm CET

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