RMA: Expect more tire shipments in 2015

The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) expects total U.S. tire shipments to slightly exceed 311 million units in 2015. The RMA’s latest forecast represents a slight increase over 2014 total shipments.


National Tire Safety Week set for May 24-30

The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has set the dates for National Tire Safety Week 2015: May 24-30. The date has been moved to the last week of May to kick off the summer travel season.


Bridgestone receives worker safety awards

Bridgestone Americas Inc. received four awards from the Rubber Manufacturer’s Association (RMA) for safety performance of plants operated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.


RMA: Friend or foe?

Remember when the relationship between the two largest associations in our industry was contentious? We had the former National Tire Dealers and Retreaders Association (NTDRA) on one side, and the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) on the other.


Michelin’s Selleck is RMA’s new board chairman

The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) announced that it has elected Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America Inc., to serve as the organization’s chairman of the board of directors.


Tire makers earn worker safety awards

Four tire manufacturers were recognized for improvements in worker health and safety at the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) annual meeting.


Cooper offers holiday tire tips for consumers

With Thanksgiving nearly upon us, the American Automobile Association (AAA) projects 43.6 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more during the weekend. About 90% will travel by car.


RMA projects drop in replacement tire shipments

Growth in replacement tire shipments is expected to drop by approximately 2%, or nearly 4 million units, to 236 million total units in 2012, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA).

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