Camso’s Sri Lankan facility marks three years without an accident

curata__xuobXJexipRraLg.jpeg

EKALA, Sri Lanka—Camso Group’s Ancillary Products Division reached a milestone of three consecutive years accident-free Aug. 23.

Read the source article at Rubber and Plastics News

Camso earns supplier awards from Toyota businesses

curata__TSdA4FDw4czS8hU.jpeg

MAGOG, Quebec — Two Toyota Corp. companies active in the materials-handling sector have singled out industrial tire and track maker Camso Ltd. with top supplier awards.

Toyota Material Handling U.S.A. recognized Magog-based Camso with its Core Value Award: Respect for People, while Toyota Industries Corp. gave Camso its Global Contribution Award. Both entities are involved in the production of materials-handling equipment such as forklifts.

Read the source article at Tire Business

Camso’s anti-static tire technology

curata__qHZSApsjAZ7NIMU.jpeg

This short animation from solid tire maker Camso highlights the static electricity hazards associated with non-marking forklift tires. Individuals driving forklifts equipped with these types of tires can receive static shocks of up to 50,000V, which is a real safety issue for companies.

Read the source article at Tire Technology International

Camso expands NMAS line-up with resilient forklift tyre

curata__lPF2lFl7rPxC5pZ.jpeg

It’s been a year since Camso launched the industry’s first non-marking anti-static (NMAS) forklift tyre, the Solideal PON 775 NMAS. The dominance of resilient tyres on UK and European forklift fleets means many in our part of the world are unable to use this press-on solution, but Camso has good news for these operators: It has now introduced a resilient NMAS forklift tyre, the Solideal RES Xtreme NMAS.

Read the source article at Tyrepress

Camso launches bias ag/industrial tire for Europe/Middle East market

curata__UoBxjBLTuAalYpq.jpeg

MAGOG, Quebec — Off-road tire maker Camso Inc. has launched an all-purpose bias agriculture/industrial tire, the MPT 732, that the company said was engineered to meet the requirements of the Europe, Middle East and Africa market.

Read the source article at Tire Business

Michelin finalizes Camso purchase

Michelin has completed its acquisition of Camso under the terms released on July 12, 2018, having obtaining all of the necessary approvals for the transaction. Michelin purchased the solid tire maker for US$1.36bn.

With net sales of US$1bn, Camso has been developing OTR mobility solutions since 1982, including rubber tracks for farm equipment and snowmobiles, solid and bias tires for material handling equipment, as well as track and tire solutions for small heavy equipment.

Read the source article at Tire Technology International

Court grants Camso’s partial stay in tire trademark infringement case

curata__RYJFEZhHSnVwo61.jpeg

ROME, Ga.–A judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has partially granted Camso U.S.A.’s motion for a motion to stay pending arbitration in a trademark infringement case involving off-the-road tires.

Read the source article at Rubber and Plastics News

Michelin Strengthens Its Global Leadership Position in the Specialty Businesses with the Acquisition of Camso

Michelin and Camso today reached an agreement whereby Michelin will acquire Camso, headquartered in Magog, Quebec, Canada, and whereby the two companies’ off-the-road (OTR) operations will be combined to form a new division to be managed from Quebec. Led by a set of common values and a strong tradition of innovation and R&D at both Michelin and Camso, and backed by high-quality teams, the strategic partnership makes the newly created entity the world leader in OTR mobility.

Reporting net sales of US$1 billion, Camso has been designing, manufacturing and marketing OTR mobility solutions since 1982. Camso is a market leader in rubber tracks for farm equipment and snowmobiles, and in solid and bias tires for material handling equipment. It also ranks among the top three players in the construction market, in track and tire solutions for small heavy equipment. Leveraging its technological leadership in tracks and related systems, its competitive manufacturing footprint, particularly in Sri Lanka, and strong customer awareness of its CAMSO and SOLIDEAL brands, Camso has demonstrated its ability to grow rapidly, expanding at an average pace of 7% per year since 2012.

Read the source article at Groupe Michelin

Camso raising aftermarket prices globally up to 6%

curata__JKWW9sNCM1A9rzp.jpeg

Magog, Quebec — Camso Ltd. is planning to raise aftermarket prices globally in the coming months on its range of solid and pneumatic tires, tracks and track systems by between 1% and 6%.

Camso cited rising raw materials, logistics and other operating costs as the reasons for the increases. The timing of the increases will be based on market dynamics in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, Camso said.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

New Press-On Tires, Tools from Camso

curata__IvU5Df0r7GCDg6j.jpeg

The materials handling industry has evolved significantly in recent years. Larger forklift models are using more specialized attachments to increase carry capabilities. These material movers now carry heavier loads in tighter spaces while moving faster. Add to this increased travel distance and less cool-down time between jobs and you can see the increase of intensity and demands on forklift tires.

Read the source article at Tire Review