Winners 2021
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Lifetime Achievement Award in the Tyre Retreading Sector

In recognition of an outstanding contribution by an individual over the course of their career to the tyre retreading sector.

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Hans-Jürgen Drechsler

Hans-Jürgen Drechsler has over 25 years’ experience in the retreading industry, both with the German trade association BRV and for BIPAVER, where he headed up the Federation’s Technical Committee. In this role he was a leading player in protecting the technical and legislative interests of independent retreaders in Europe for many years. Recently retired from his association roles, he now acts as a consultant to Gummiwerk Kraiburg.