FORT MILL, S.C.—Continental Tire the Americas has named retread industry veteran John Cox to the newly created position of global technical services to enhance process technologies for its ContiLifeCycle retread partners worldwide.
Cox has more than 20 years of experience in the North American retreading industry, both at the supplier level and in retread manufacturing. He also supported the development of IT software solutions for retread manufacturing, ensuring that Continental's systems will continue to support the needs of ContiLifeCycle partners, the company said.
"We are partnering with our retread shops around the world to maximize productivity and quality and to drive process innovation," said Catherine Loss, Continental's global head of retread. "Optimizing each shops' processes and systems allows us to deliver the superior quality and service levels that our global fleet customers expect, so they can achieve the lowest overall driving cost."
Conti supplies nearly 60 ContiTread retread shops worldwide, including 30 in the U.S. and Canada.