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Vipal Rubber releases a new version of its proprietary DV-RT4 tread

23 DV-RT4 ang4 NOVA- The precured tread receives adjustments for even better performance. It is now also recommended for regional use

- The design is ideal for transport services that requires a high level performance.

Vipal Rubber Grows Global Presence Via Product Innovation

1 vipalVipalTec and CPT are only a few of the initiatives that Brazil based Vipal Rubber has introduced to ensure a global service of excellence, with an efficient and committed structure.

VMI AZ RETRAX – The future of the international Retread market

24 VMI-RUBB-RETRAXFuelled by the general belief that the current retread market is becoming an increasing part of their core business activities, leading international tyre production equipment manufacturers VMI Group continue to create research and development activities for the truck and bus markets.

Marangoni's new Ringbuilder 3003 makes its debut in Europe

31 ringbuilderItalian based Marangoni Retreading Systems has announced the installation of their new Ringbuilder 3003 pieces of equipment to their -time partner – Reifen Muller GmbH in Germany who is one of Europe's largest retreaders.

New trailer tread pattern from Kraiburg

kraiburgKraiburg Austria has launched a new truck trailer tyre that has been specially developed in-house to boost its existing patterns with additional sizes in this sector.

Continental opens a revolutionary new truck retreading and recycling plant in Germany

Conti RecyclingA new age of technological advancement within the global truck tyre market took place earlier this week in Germany when Continental opened its all-new unique ContiLifeCycle production plant in Hanover-Stӧcken which attracted the attention of the national media.

Bridgestone rebrands its truck retreads to Bandag

04 M729 ABridgestone Europe has announced that the world's leading retread brand – Bandag has become the company's exclusive truck retread brand.

Marangoni in negotiation with Unions over Retreading Plant restructure

Rovereto HeadquarterLeading Italian based tyre manufacturer Marangoni has announced it has recently opened negotiations with its employees Union to agree to the approval of a restructuring plan including a proposed investment of Euros 2.7 million for its tyre retreading operations.

TGT Radial Offer REE-Tread Programme

Bandag Claims Market Share Growth in EuropeA new retread tyre – GT Ree Tread – was among the new product launches from GT Radial at Reifen 2012.

An acronym for reliable, economical and environmental, the GT REE Tread is a high quality, hot cure bead-to-bead retread built on GT Radial casings and designed to both lower costs for operators and reduce the environmental impact of tyres.

GT estimates that a recycled tyre saves 68 litres of oil, 44 kilograms of rubber and 88 kilograms of CO² across the life of the product. The REE Tread comes in a regional trailer pattern and is available in 385/65R22.5 sizing.

Peter Foulkes, Marketing Manager Europe – Truck and Bus at GT Radial, said: "This is our first commercial vehicle retread tyre and we believe that it has the potential to make a real impact in the market. It offers definite cost and environmental advantages along with excellent overall performance."

Continental Announces Plans for Mould Cure Retreading Plant in Europe

Christian Sass Director Retread Business at ContinentalContinental has announced that it is to take its European mould cure retreading operations in-house and is to invest a new truck tyre retreading facility in Western Europe. According to Christian Sass, Director Retread Business at Continental, the new plant, whose location has yet to be announced, is scheduled to be operational within eighteen months.

Bandag Claims Market Share Growth in Europe

Bandag Claims Market Share Growth in EuropeThere are some market observers who might consider Bandag’s market profile in Europe to have been relatively low key in recent years but according to Steven Janssens, Executive Manager, Retread Franchise Operations at Bridgestone Europe, nothing could be further from the truth.

“Bandag is very important for Bridgestone in Europe”, saysJanssens, “and our Bandag brand has certainly increased its market share within the last two years.

Michelin in £20m Investment at UK Remix Plant

Michelin in £20m Investment at UK Remix PlantMichelin recently completed phase one of a £20 million investment to upgrade machinery at the company's Remix plant at Stoke-on-Trent, UK. To celebrate the event, the plant was visited by the UK's Business Minister, Mark Prisk, who saw the first four tyres roll off the new production line.

The key improvements being made in the plant are in the area of automisation. Conveyor systems and automatic loading machines are being installed as well as four new automatic extruders at the cost of £250,000 each, which will apply liaison rubber and sidewall compound.

Midas expanding globally, hiking production capacity

Paulose Varughese Director Midas TreadThe Kottayam based tread maker Midas keeps on expanding to meet growing demand in the domestic and international market. With company's two facilities in the hub of Indian rubber growing state Kerala are running full steam to meet its supply commitments in India and abroad. The company is expanding its markets in the Africa. Midas is among the biggest supplier of tread to the Kenya market.

Bandenmarkt to Produce Guide to Specialist Tyres

Bandenmarkt to Produce Guide to Specialist Tyres

Dutch specialist retreader Bandenmarkt has revealed that the company is planning an extensive new catalogue showing every tyre that they do pictured on the machine it's meant for.

Bridgestone to Set Up Taiwan Retread Plant

Bridgestone to Set Up Taiwan Retread Plant

It has been reported that Bridgestone has set up a plant in central Taiwan, to retread truck and bus radial tyres. The projected investment for the plant, which will be Bridgestone's first such facility on the island, is NT$110 million (US$3.7 million).

Investment Planned at Marangoni Germany

Investment Planned at Marangoni GermanyThe establishment of Marangoni Retreading Systems Deutschland, which took place last September, has been followed by a further step forward in the development of the German company's expansion plans. This includes a 2 million Euro investment in the installation of a second Alpha Ring line.

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