TIA OTR Tire Conference opens today

Feb. 23, 2006

The Tire Industry Association's 2006 Off-the-Road Tire Conference opened today near Orlando, Fla., with nearly 400 registered attendees, a record for the event.

The conference includes a number of seminars, including a tire manufacturer's panel discussion moderated by Modern Tire Dealer Publisher Greg Smith, which will be held on Saturday.

Panelists will include top OTR tire executives from Bridgestone/Firestone Off-Road Tire, Continental Tire North America Inc., Denman Tire Corp., Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Michelin North America Inc. and Yokohama Tire Corp.

The event runs through Feb. 25.