Feb 28, 2023

Training, Technology Took Center Stage at OTR Conference

Training, technology and the economy were hot topics of discussion at the 2023 Tire Industry Association (TIA) OTR Tire Conference in Tucson, Ariz.

The three-day event kicked off on Feb. 22 with several presentations, including a panel discussion in which Jeff Faubion, TIA/Mine Safety and Health Administration compliance director for Bridgestone Americas Inc., and Roy Galyer, training manager for Klinge Holdings Pty Limited, discussed coming changes to TIA’s Earthmover Tire Service program. …

Carol Hochu, president and CEO of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada, shared statistics about the Canadian economy, which “proved pretty resilient” in 2022. However, “there is consensus that the economy will likely slow in 2023. Experts expect economic growth to stagnate, but not contract.” …

Source: MTD

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