Company: Retreading Business
Topic: How the Retreading Industry Can Face Up to the Challenge of Budget New Tyres
David Wilson has nearly 30 years experience as an editor and publisher in the tyre industry.
Between 1987-93 he was editor of the well known publication Tyres & Accessories. In 1996, after three years as editor of Tyre Trade News, he founded Retreading Business, the world’s only global speciality magazine for the tyre retreading industry, which he still edits and publishes to this day. He is also the publisher of two magazines based in Malaysia, The Tyreman and Truck and Bus News as well as the UK based tyre recycling journal, Tyre & Rubber Recycling.
In addition to his publishing activities, between 2005 and 2015 David Wilson was also the Director of the Retread Manufacturers Association, the trade association responsible for representing the interests of UK based tyre retreading companies. In this course of this role he spent two years between 2005-2007 as Secretary of BIPAVER, the Federation of European Retreading Associations and was also a Board member of the UK’s Tyre Industry Federation.