ABOUT ITEC

Organized by Rubber & Plastics News, the International Tire Exhibition & Conference (ITEC) is the largest tire manufacturing trade show and conference in North America.

The show returns to the John S. Knight Center in Akron, Ohio, on September 13 – 15, 2022. ITEC combines world class (and worldwide) exhibitors with an exceptional technical conference program. 

As much attention is paid to building an outstanding conference program as is spent on gathering exhibitors who can provide real-world experience and solutions. Attendees, who are decision makers and technical people from across the globe, can learn as much on the exhibit floor as in the conference rooms.

The schedule for the three-day event combines dedicated exhibit time with seminars, special presentations, keynote addresses and panel discussions. Attendees will find exhibitors from every aspect of tire manufacturing offering solutions and improvements for tire makers. ITEC is known for having a high percentage of attendees who make purchasing decisions, as well as the technical people who influence buying decisions. Networking happens on and off the show floor during the free lunches, refreshment breaks and the popular opening night reception.

Held every two years, ITEC is dedicated exclusively to tire makers and those that serve the industry.

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ABOUT RUBBER & PLASTICS NEWS 

Founded in 1971, Rubber & Plastics News serves rubber product manufacturers primarily engaged in the production of tires and inner tubes, rubber and plastic footwear, reclaimed rubber, rubber and plastic hose and belting, fabricated rubber products, rubber adhesives and wire and cable products. RPN readers include executives, managers, engineers and chemists involved in research and development, quality control, operations and production, engineering testing and analysis, purchasing and sales and marketing. Also served are suppliers, consultants and independent laboratories and manufacturers that are not specified as primary rubber product producers as well as OEM users of rubber components and universities.


Rubber & Plastics News is published every other Monday. In addition to domestic and international rubber industry news, the newspaper covers new technology and products, marketing and executive action. In-depth special reports are published regularly on Custom Mixing, Rubber Machinery, Molded Goods, Automotive Parts, Hose and Belting.

 

ONLINE

Rubber & Plastics News' website - www.rubbernews.com - has news updated daily and an extensive online archive as well as statistics and rankings. RPN's website houses the rubber industry's most comprehensive offering of web-based news products. Daily rubber industry news headlines are sent by e-mail to thousands of subscribers, the bi-weekly e-newsletter Silicone News and the monthly e-newsletter Latex News. 

 

EVENTS

RPN also produces conferences and trade shows for specific segments of the rubber industry including: the International Tire Exhibition & Conference (ITEC), International Latex Conference, International Silicone Conference, Hose Manufacturers' Conference, Rubber in Automotive Conference, Healthcare Elastomers Conference.

 

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