2021 California Tire Workshop Series and Presenters

2021 CALIFORNIA TIRE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP SERIES Workshop Four: Retreading is the Beating Heart of Sustainability October 6, 2021: 9:00 am - 11: 0 0 am Moderator Denise Kennedy , DK Enterprises • North America Retread Insights Glenn Stockstill , Product Category Manager – Retread (AMN/AMC), Michelin • The Retread Process Greg Ortega , Regional Sales Manager, Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations / GCR Tires and Service • Retreading Supports California D epartment of Transportation's Sustainability Efforts Jason Cook , Deputy Division Chief, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) • Retreads Driving Progress Towa rd a More Circular Economy David Stevens , Managing Director, Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau Retreading is one of the original green industries. This workshop will help you understand how retreaded tires provide a reliable, profitable and sustainable solution for your fleets by lowering your costs, optimizing your operational efficiency and reducing your environmental footprint. This session will cover the retread process and the huge environmental benefits provided by retreading your commercial truck tires, light truck and/or passenger tires, aircraft tires, off-the-road/construction tires, agriculture tires, bus tires, industrial tires and emergency vehicle tires. Information will be provided to demonstrate how retreaded tires lowers the total cost of tire ownership for fleets from small to large fleets of over 1,000 trucks/vehicles without any sacrifices in safety, reliability, and performance. We will explore technological developments in retreading that are driving the industry toward an even more sustainable future and provide an update on the CalRecycle Retread Tire Services Contract including a new video, “Retreads Work” and brochure, "Choosing Retreads for your Fleet".