Breadcrumb Home Obituary Obituary Marvin Bozarth, retreading bulwark, dies at age 85 Marvin Bozarth, a retread industry mainstay for the better part of six decades, died Sept. 1 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico. He was 85. Obituary Trexel CEO Brian Bechard dies at 48 Brian Bechard, 48, was competing in a rowing race on the Merrimack River when he had the heart attack, officials with Trexel in Wilmington, Mass., said in a news release. Obituary Former Marangoni CEO De Alessandri dies at age 58 Massimo De Alessandri, former CEO of the Marangoni Group, died unexpectedly on July 19. He was 58. Obituary Jim MacMaster, former Yokohama exec, dies at 75 Jim MacMaster, former executive vice president and chief operating officer of Yokohama Tires, died June 14. He was 75. MacMaster had a 39-year career in the tire industry, including 30 with Yokohama. He retired from the company in 2010. Obituary Retired Goodyear Canada President Doug Hamilton dies Doug Hamilton worked for 34 years at Goodyear Canada before retiring in 2013. Obituary Obituary: Polyurethane pioneer Carlo Fiorentini Carlo Fiorentini, a former president of Cannon SpA with many patents to his name, died March 3 at the age of 91. Obituary Obituary: Former Continental CEO, industry vet Frank Macher dies at 80 Frank Macher, a longtime automotive and plastics industry leader who helped build a successful tier one supplier, has died. He was 80. Obituary Toyo Tire innovator Joe Jordan dies at 55 Joe Jordan, a driving force behind key innovations at Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp., died Dec. 11 at age 55. Obituary C. Michael Roland, 40-year industry veteran, dies at 69 Michael Roland worked for the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory for 36 years and was a Charles Goodyear Medalist. Obituary Kardoes Rubber founder dies at age 80 Harold "Frank" Kardoes, founder of custom mixer Kardoes Rubber Co., died July 4 at the age of 80. Load More SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTERS Daily Newsmail Breaking News Rubber in Automotive Silicone News Latex News Most Read Stories Data Store K Show News RN Events RN Webinars and Livestreams EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your email address. Please verify captcha. Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe.