AKRON (May 9)—The Tire Industry Association has awarded Goodyear wholly owned subsidiary Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems L.L.C. "Best of Show" honors in its 30th annual retread contest held during the recent World Tire Expo in Louisville, Ky.
Chuck Yoder Jr., plant manager of a Wingfoot Commercial Tire center in Brunswick, Ohio, received the top award in "Truck Mold Cure." He also won first place in "Excellence in Tire Repair," scoring 98 percent on a quiz and on his ability to perform all the necessary steps for repairing a standard radial truck tire puncture.
The contest was judged by the Tread Rubber and Repair Materials Manufacturers Group.