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ASTM Committee on Tires names John Kohler as new chairman.

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Apr 20, 2016 - John Kohler, technical specialist - elastomers, FCA US LLC, has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee F09 on Tires. A member of ASTM since 2004, Kohler began his career with Chrysler Corporation in 1995 and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from Michigan Technological University. Formed in 1971, F09 includes 7 technical subcommittees that oversee more than 38 standards related to tire characteristics and performance, research, and vehicular testing.

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ASTM International Committee on Tires Names John Kohler as New Chairman

Press release date: Apr 15, 2016

John Kohler, technical specialist - elastomers, FCA US LLC (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles), Auburn Hills, Mich., has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee F09 on Tires.

Formed in 1971, F09 has over 85 members, and includes 7 technical subcommittees that oversee more 38 standards related to tire characteristics and performance, research, and vehicular testing. Kohler has been a member of ASTM since 2004.

Kohler began his career with Chrysler Corporation in 1995. Kohler holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from Michigan Technological University.

Kohler previously received an Award of Appreciation for his work on Committee F09. He is also a member of ASTM Committee D11 on Rubber, and the Society of Automotive Engineers.

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