ITRA's Gragg leaves to start consulting firm

April 23, 2001

International Tire & Rubber Association (ITRA) Technical Director Bill Gragg is retiring from the

association at the end of the month to launch a consulting firm for retreaders and retread industry suppliers.

The new company, Retreading Solutions Inc., will be based in Louisville, Ky.

"Retreading Solutions will consult worldwide," Gragg says, with emphasis on the Central and South American markets. He already has signed several clients, including Vipal Rubber.

Gragg has been with ITRA for seven years.