TIA adds break-out sessions to OTR Conference

Feb. 3, 2012

The Tire Industry Association's Off-The-Road (OTR) Tire Conference has added break-out sessions to its upcoming 2012 event Feb 15-18, 2012, at the Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa, Rancho Mirage, Calif.

The break-out sessions will take place Friday, Feb. 17 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. They include Tom Klinge of Klinge Tyre Management Systems speaking on directions in OTR customer relationship management. Stefano Staico of Italmatic will give conference attendees an inside look at OTR tire retreading. Botond Szalma from Tire & Elastomer Reinforcements will cover revolutionary reinforcements to address natural rubber shortages.

This premier event for executives and business owners in the OTR tire industry will feature Maurice "Morry" Taylor, chairman and CEO of Titan International Inc. as the keynote speaker. In addition, Angie Jones of Bridgestone Commercial Solutions will discuss the 2011 USA industry OTR tire production numbers for both OE and replacement units.

For additional information contact TIA’s LaKisha Pindell at [email protected].