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TIA Picks a New Hotel for 2019 SEMA Show

It's apparently never too early to plan for the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and Global Tire Expo, because the Tire Industry Association (TIA) is already gearing up for a new venue for events in November 2019.

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BKT Will Build a Tire Plant in the U.S., Says Poddar

Arvind Poddar, chairman and managing director of Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT), wasn't able to attend his induction into the Tire Industry Association Hall of Fame on Oct. 29 due to a death in the family. But thanks to a video message and one big announcement, he was there in more than just spirit.

Arvind Poddar (left) and Bob Majewski are the 2018 inductees for the TIA Hall of Fame.
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Two Commercial Tire Leaders Join the TIA Hall of Fame

Two men who made significant contributions to the commercial tire industry were recognized for their work by the Tire Industry Association during its 2018 Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony at the 2018 Global Tire Expo going on now in Las Vegas.

Bob Majewski, left, and Arvind Poddar, are entering the TIA Hall of Fame.
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TIA Will Honor 4 Tire Industry Leaders in 2018

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will induct two members to the Hall of Fame, and present the Ed Wagner Leadership Award to a pair of honorees during the 2018 Tire Industry Honors Awards Ceremony.

Humberto Gomez, right, has replaced Gary Nash as president of Yokohama Tire Mexico. "I’ve worked with some of the finest people," says Nash, who is retiring after a 52-year career.
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Gomez Succeeds Nash as President of Yokohama Tire Mexico

Humberto Gomez had huge shoes to fill when he replaced Gary Nash as president of Yokohama Tire Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. on Jan. 1. Those shoes will officially leave the building on March 31, 2018, when Nash retires after 19 years with Yokohama Tire Corp. — and 52 years in the tire industry.

(from left): TIA Past President Tom Formanek and his wife, Brenda, and Roxie and Dan Nothdurft of Tires, Tires, Tires in Sioux Falls, S.D., were among TIA members who came to Las Vegas to honor hall of fame inductees.
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TIA Members Honor Newest Hall of Famers

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) began its biggest week of the year with some pre-event mingling at its annual awards ceremony on Oct. 30 in Las Vegas. TIA then paid tribute to its newest hall of famers.  

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