Gus Lima, center, was part of the team selling Maxam Tires at the mining show Sept. 14-16 in Peru.

Maxam Tire Makes a Big Splash in Peru

Maxam Tire Latam LLC showcased the company’s off-the-road, industrial, construction, and agricultural tire lines at the 2016 Expomina show in Lima, Peru.

The Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo featured 205 booths in 2016.

Photos: 2016 Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo

More than 2,000 people attended the 2016 Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo in Panama City. It was the seventh year of the expo created by Gus Lima, CEO of the Latin Expo Group LLC. Linda Bassitt is president of the event. They called the 2016 event "a resounding success for exhibitors and visitors." In 2017 the event will be held June 14-16, 2017.


Latin Tyre Expo Will Feature Breakout Conferences

The 2016 Latin America and Caribbean Tyre Expo will feature five conferences, covering everything from sustainable transportation to retreading, on July 14 at the Salón Portobello, located on the second floor of the ATLAPA Convention Center in Panama City.

Gus Lima (right), CEO of Triangle Tire North America LLC, talked business with Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd. executives David Sun (center), executive vice president, and Paul Wang, American regional business manager.

New North American expo draws nearly 1,600 people

The first North American Tire & Retread Expo was very successful, based on the results from a post-show survey asking both visitors and exhibitors for feedback. Nearly 1,600 people attended the inaugural event, held at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.


Chinese tire manufacturers take center stage

What happened at the North American Tire & Retread Expo? Organizer Gus Lima called it a buying and selling show, and exhibitors were wheeling and dealing. They were also talking a lot about truck tire pricing.

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