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    1. 40 industry organisations call to postpone Substances of Concern in Products (SCIP) database in Europe

      Brussels, 21 September - ETRMA and a coalition of 39 industry organisations wrote a letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen calling for decisive action to solve implementation issues within the EU Waste Framework Directive (WFD), specifically the Substances of Concern in Products (SCIP) database.
      The signatories representing a very significant part of the European Economy request urgent resolution of implementation issues in a database designed to support the circular economy as expressed in the European Green Deal. This “SCIP” database is required by Article 9.1 of the updated Waste Framework Directive.

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    2. The European tyre industry will contribute to achieve the new EU climate goals

      The European tyre industry will contribute to achieve the new EU climate goals

      Brussels, 17 September 2020 – The tyre industry welcomes the European Commission’s ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030. This announcement also affirms Europe’s determination to continue striving for more innovative and sustainable mobility solutions to advance common interests.

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    3. Recycled rubber infill material has a role to play in a Circular Economy

      The European new Green Deal is in line with a vision for a Circular Economy that the tyre industry has been pioneering for decades. Europe, the largest net importer of natural resources in the world, loses 95% of the material value during the first use cycle. By using the resources we already have, we can decouple the European economy from the need of new resources. The recycling of tyres is recognized for its success with over 95% collection rate and a 62% material recovery rate.

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    4. ETRMA response to EmissionsAnalytics’ driving test

      ETRMA response to EmissionsAnalytics’ driving test

      The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) is committed to analyse all aspects related to unintentionally released tyre and road wear particles (TRWP) and their impact on the environment. Our members are fully engaged in building scientific knowledge on the generation and transportation of these particles and are working towards finding practical solutions for reducing their impact. It is important to remember that TRWP are an approximately 50:50 mixture of tyre tread and road surface materials and the crucial role tyres play for sustainable mobility in terms of road safety and efficiency.


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    5. ETRMA members' tyre sales 1st quarter 2019 show slight decline in European tyre replacement sales

      Brussels, 16th April 2019 - Today the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) published its members’ sales for the 1 st quarter of 2019.

      The overall industry sales declined slightly in Q1 2019. This pattern is similar to 2018, which saw low sales in Q1 and recovery in the following months. It remains uncertain whether the recovery in Q2 will balance out the decline registered in Q1.

      ETRMA welcomes the very positive evolution for truck tyre replacement (+9%), reconfirming the 2018 full-year trend, and the positive trend in agricultural tyre sales. As for the moto and scooter tyre replacement sales, the positive trend observed during the Q4 of 2018 is reflected again in the 2019 Q1 sales.

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    6. Asian Tyre and Rubber Conference, Chennai, India

      The 5th edition of the Asian Tyre and Rubber Conference (ATRC) will focus on sustainable technology in tyre manufacturing.

      The conference presents the most ideal platform to share ideas an engage in networking opportunity unrivaled within the tire manufacturing sector in Asia. ATRC is known for having a high percentage of attendees who comprise of decision makers, as well as the technical people who influence buying decisions.

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    7. Future Tire Conference 2017

      European Rubber Journal are pleased to announce the will take place on the 27-28 June 2017 at the Leonardo Royal Hotel in Cologne, Germany.

      The conference will focus on current trends that are shaping the future of the tire industry. Representatives from international associations, tire makers and their suppliers will discuss topics with focus on business and technology trends in the global tire industry, including the latest advances in manufacturing and logistics.

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