Charles Cannon, president and chief executive officer of the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) disclosed that he will retire at the end of 2015 after nearly eight years at the helm of RMA.
Liberty Tire Recycling Holdco, LLC and its subsidiaries has completed its financial restructuring, which de-levered the company’s balance sheet and facilitated the infusion of new capital into the company.
California State Senator Jerry Hill introduced legislation that would prohibit the installation of artifical turf surfaces made from recycled tires in schools and parks in California while the state conducts a study to determine possible health risks.
Timberland is collaborating with tire manufacturer and distributor Omni United to create a co-branded line of tires under the Timberland and Radar Tires brands.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) disclosed that it played a significant role in the establishment of standard specifications for loose-fill rubber used in playground surfacing.
Liberty Tire Recycling LLC has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for repeat safety violations for exposing workers to falls, fire/explosion and dangerous, unguarded equipment.