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ETRMA represents the regulatory and related interests of the European tyre and rubber manufacturers at both the European and international level. We are involved in continuous dialogue with EU and international institutions, national agencies and other industry sectors.
As the voice of tyre and rubber goods producers, our activities focus on representing, communicating and promoting the industry to policymakers, as well as providing technical advice for its members.
The European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers Association (ETRMA) represent nearly 4.400 companies in the EU, directly employing about 370.000 people. The global sales of ETRMA’s corporate members represent 70% of total global sales and 7 out of 10 world leaders in the sector are ETRMA Members. The ETRMA have a strong manufacturing and research presence within the EU and candidate countries, with 93 tyre-producing plants and 17 R&D centres.
 ETRMA’s membership include the following tyre manufacturers: APOLLO VREDESTEIN, BRIDGESTONE EUROPE, BRISA, COOPER TIRES, CONTINENTAL, GOODYEAR, HANKOOK, MARANGONI, MICHELIN, NOKIAN TYRES, PIRELLI, PROMETEON, SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES AND TRELLEBORG WHEEL SYSTEMS. Furthermore, members include Associations in the following countries: Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK.
The BRV Bundesverband Reifenhandel und Vulkaniseur-Handwerk e.V. (German Tyre Retail and Vulcanisation Trade Association) is the professional association of German tyre trade and retreading acting on a nationwide level. With more than 2,010 member companies and their 3,500 shops, the association represents about 80 percent of the sector in Germany.
The BRV is an innovative and highly efficient partner: as a specialist in the field, it successfully positions tyre trade. In this context, the members’ interests are represented to the legislative body, the industry as well as consumer associations. A positive image is promoted by means of specific media relations, while the basis for action is coordinated within the sector.
Furthermore, the BRV provides its members with up-to-date information relevant for their business, helps them solve individual problems and develops a platform for communication and networking purposes. Another important task of the association is the organisation of future-proof trainings and vocational courses.
Founded in 1971, Rubber & Plastics News serves rubber product manufacturers primarily engaged in the production of tires and inner tubes, rubber and plastic footwear, reclaimed rubber, rubber and plastic hose and belting, fabricated rubber products, rubber adhesives and wire and cable products. RPN readers include executives, managers, engineers and chemists involved in research and development, quality control, operations and production, engineering testing and analysis, purchasing and sales and marketing. Also served are suppliers, consultants and independent laboratories and manufacturers that are not specified as primary rubber product producers as well as OEM users of rubber components and universities.
Rubber & Plastics News is published every other Monday. In addition to domestic and international rubber industry news, the newspaper covers new technology and products, marketing and executive action. In-depth special reports are published regularly on Custom Mixing, Rubber Machinery, Molded Goods, Automotive Parts, Hose and Belting.
Rubber & Plastics News' website - www.rubbernews.com - has news updated daily and an extensive online archive as well as statistics and rankings. RPN's website houses the rubber industry's most comprehensive offering of web-based news products. Daily rubber industry news headlines are sent by e-mail to thousands of subscribers, the bi-weekly e-newsletter Silicone News and the monthly e-newsletter Latex News.
Founded in 1983, Tire Business is an award-winning newspaper written for independent tire dealers and others in the tire and automotive service industries and automotive aftermarket.
Tire Business is published every other Monday with news updated daily online. Its in-depth news stories, engaging features and relevant special reports reach more than 30,000 print subscribers and thousands more online. Besides reporting on breaking news, Tire Business also compiles numerous rankings and industry statistics relating to the North American tire and automotive service markets, independent tire dealers, tire manufacturers, tire retreaders and the global tire market.
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A comprehensive portal for the global rubber industry, irjournal.com comes to you from the team that produced the IRJ for 26 years. This website is more than just a digital version of the IRJ. It is the updated, organic progression of our much loved publication, which won acclaim as one of the world’s leading magazines for the international rubber and tire industries.
Now, for 2020 and beyond, irjournal.com is the natural evolution of the IRJ. More dynamic, up-to-date and nimble, in step with the changing needs and speed of a fast-moving global rubber industry. The core mission remains the same: to be a valuable information source for busy rubber and tire industry professionals, with news items focused on Natural Rubber News, Tires, Companies, the Auto Industry, International and Indian Business and daily updated Raw Material Prices, Production data from relevant industries, Exhibitions & Events.
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