fearnlA global line-up of experts from the retreading industry will be addressing ARC, which has adopted the theme “Go Green: Retread, Rebuild & Recap.” The subjects chosen for the conference are most relevant.

Some of the subjects to be presented during the five technical sessions across two days will be on road safety, aviation tyre management, how the retreading industry can face up to the challenge of budget new tyres, increasing the life of envelopes, tyre retreading machinery, tyre retreading process: from craftsmanship to industrial process, the extrusion-smearing method for applying retread cushion gum compared with alternative methods, and the positive commercial impact of shearography on retreading, applications of Ekoprena for green tyre manufacturing, green processing for green retreading, the benefits of bead to bead retreading in a changing market, and the challenges of cheap tyres vis-à-vis retread and new tyre: the Indian experience.

Among the speakers are Edoardo Salaorni Marangoni Meccanica, Michele Sanseviero, TRM, Marangoni Meccanica, Martin Kalagin, Marangoni, David Stevens, TRIB, USA, Sudarsan Varadaraj, Elgi, Sascha Kriz Schill + Seilacher “Struktol” GmbH, David Wilson, Retreading Business, UK, Dirk Reurslag, VMI, Holland, Tai Qisheng, GIIB,  Goodway Rubber, Malaysia, Gopi Shekar, SRI, Malaysia, and Dr Zairossani Mohd Nor, Malaysian Rubber Board.

Dato Mohamed Ishak said: “The time has come to take a closer look at the economic and environmental advantages that tyre retreading offers. The current scenario that lays emphasis on sustainability has given retreading sector the much needed boost to grab more global attention than ever before. The growing positive response to the needs for retreading, recycling and reuse encouraged us to conceive ARC.

“There will be highly beneficial take-aways from this event in the form of new technical and technological knowledge, opportunity to meet with the best in the industry and share ideas and also networking.”

Some of the major corporate players in global retreading industry are lined up behind the event along with industry associations, research institutes and government agencies.

Marangoni Meccanica, Italy, Tyre Retreading Machinery (TRM, Marangoni), and Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) are Corporate Sponsors of ARC 2016.

The organizers have paid special attention to provide delegates with quality time to relax, engage in networking and interacting with business leaders, suppliers etc from across the world.