Rubber & Plastics News staffers visited some of the vendors who are attending the International Tire Exhibition Conference, which is being held this week at the John S. Knight Center in Akron. More than 100 exhibitors are attending the event, which continues until Thursday afternoon. ITEC also includes a technical program touting more than 50 original papers, with as many as three technical sessions scheduled at a given time. The event was last held in Akron in 2010. For more photos check out our Facebook page.