Post Show Report Tires & Rubber 2019

17 / 05 / 2019

The 22nd edition of the International Exhibition for Rubber Goods, Tires, Their Production, Raw Materials and Equipment  

Tires & Rubber once again has confirmed its status of the country's leading trade show in the rubber goods and tire industries. The trade show enabled the industry professionals to learn about new products and current trends, generate new business leads, and discuss solutions to the most burning challenges in production development. The products showcased here will be widely used in many industries such as automotive, agricultural machinery, ship building, road construction, aircraft industry, railway coach manufacturing, electrical technology, power industry, oil and gas, chemical, and other industries.

Dates: 2326 April 2019

Venue: Expocentre Fairgrounds, Moscow, Russia

Organised by Expocentre AO

Supported by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, Russian Chemists Union, NIITEKHIM OAO, Himvest STC

Auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Logos: UFI, RUEF

Exhibition area: ab. 2,000 sq m

Exhibitors: 150 companies

Countries: 12 (Austria, Belarus, China, Finland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden, Ukraine)

National pavilion: China

Foreign exhibitors: VMI Holland BV, Desma Elastomertechnik GmbH, KraussMaffei Berstorff GmbH, Rubicon Gummitechnik und Maschinenbau GmbH, UTH GmbH, Omni United (S) Pte Ltd, etc.

Russian exhibitors: Dmitrov Rubber Technical Plant, ETS, Ural Elastomeric Seals Plant, Fluoroelastomers, Yaroslavl-Rezinotekhnika, IKSO, Yarpolimermash, etc.

Total attendance: 3,720 visitors

Types of products on display: general and special purpose rubber goods; tires for all types of wheels; equipment and devices for production of rubber goods; waste recycling in the tire and rubber industry; increased use of recycled materials in the rubber goods industry without compromising the quality of the products.

Show highlights

The Employment Centre enabled its participants to post job offers, review applicants' CVs, find the necessary specialist, and get professional consultation on labour market.   

Supporting events

The 9th edition of the Russian Conference Rubber 2019: Traditions and Innovations (with 160+ participants) organised by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Association of Producers of Rubber Technical Goods (Elastomers Association), NIIEMI OOO, Lebedev Synthetic Rubber Research Institute, Moscow Technological University, assisted by Expocentre AO. Media support was provided by the Kauchuk i Rezina Journal.

The plenary meeting was devoted to analytical review of development of synthetic rubber production in Rubber in 2018 and in the previous decade-long period. The topics of other reports were dedicated to new tools for development and processing of polymers, development of occupational standards in the field of tire technologies, modern approaches to production of natural rubber from plants, current state and development prospects of fluoroelastomer materials for application in extreme situations, tire market, and prospects of rubber goods production in Russia.

Conference participants: NIISK (St.Petersburg), VNII SMT (Moscow), Himvest STC of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, SIBURs R&D Centre for Development and Application of Polyolefins, Institute of Chemistry and Ecology of Vyatka State University, NIIEMI, NIATs Technovek, Polyplastic R&P, RTC, Elastomers Association, Ufa Federal Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, EcoTyresUnion, Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Volgograd State Technical University, and other well-known companies

The participants discussed the issues connected with development of elastomer materials based on ethylene interpolymer with vinyl acetate for power industry; cold resistant and low flammability tires;  carrying on climate tests on tires in terms of cold climate; recycling of worn tires, and many others. 

Presentations of the latest technologies, developments, rubbers and raw materials  from Schill+Seilacher Struktol GmbH, Alpha Techniologies, official representative of Alpha Technologies (USA) and Comerio Ercole SpA (Italy) in Russia and the CIS, Doss Visual Solution Srl (Italy), Pelmar Engineering Ltd (Israel), and others.


"For over 20 years, the trade show has been this country's largest professional event for the tire and rubber products industries. It offers every opportunity for networking and demonstrating the latest products, technologies and materials."

Yury Smirnov, Deputy of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

"I am confident Tires & Rubber 2019, like the previous editions, will offer professionals the best networking opportunities, contribute to the competitiveness of the tire and rubber goods production in Russia, encourage investments, and speed up the process of retooling of the industrys enterprises."

Victor Ivanov, President of the Russian Chemists Union

The next 23rd edition of Tires & Rubber is to run on 2124 April 2020 at Expocentre Fairgrounds.


Press Service, Expocentre AO