Around 600,000 tons of old tires per year
New label for retreaded tires
In addition, the Global Retreading Conference of the European retreading association BIPAVER is dedicated to a panel discussion of retreading as a mainstay of the circular economy in the tire sector, as well as the planned introduction of a tire label for retreaded truck and bus tires. The event will take place on the first day of the fair, May 24, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Congress Center North.
Events related to sustainability
The TIRE Recycling Forum on May 25th on the TIRE Stage in Hall 6, organized by the trade journal Tire & Rubber Recycling in cooperation with Koelnmesse, will be dedicated to the topic of sustainability in two sessions. Session 1 from 12pm to 1:20pm is titled “The Role of Recycling in Tire Manufacturing Sustainability” and will address the increasing importance of sustainability and the key role that recycling plays in this regard. Session 2 from 1:40 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. is entitled “Developing Technologies and Future Prospects in Tire Recycling”. Renowned speakers will discuss the importance of the latest developments in tire recycling technology for the entire market landscape.
Live streaming and video on demand
The TIRE Stage is the stage on which many of the industry-relevant topics are dealt with: In addition to the already mentioned Recycling Forum on the central trade fair topic of sustainability, topics such as fleet management or digitization are discussed here in individual sessions in cooperation with partners.
The entire program of the TIRE Stage will be streamed live and is also available as Video On Demand on THE TIRE COLOGNE website. In the afternoon of the first day of the fair, the TIRE Fleet Forum will take place on the TIRE Stage from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with presentations and panel discussions. As in 2018, ETM Verlag will host a special fleet forum in 2022 with interesting specialist lectures and panel discussions for fleet managers and workshop operators.