Camso AIR 561 Tyre Doubles Wear Life in Ground Support Equipment Applications

Camso’s Solideal AIR 561, has quickly found its way to some of the world’s busiest airports. This industrial pneumatic tyre was especially designed for ground support equipment (GSE) and landed a new OEM contract to supply these tyres to Charlatte Manutention, a leading manufacturer of battery powered airport equipment (baggage tractors, tow tractors, beltloaders, and […]

Read the source article at Global Rubber Markets News

Continuous OTR segment growth for Triangle Tyre

Triangle Tyre has been distributing earthmover tyres throughout Europe for more than fifteen years, and opened its own European headquarters in Milan, Italy, in 2017. The last three years have seen Triangle brand growing stronger within the region, with an expanding double-digit market share in the OTR segment, the introduction of new sizes to further expand an already-wide range, the opening of new partnerships, participation in international fairs – all achievements that Triangle proud of.

Read the source article at Tyrepress

Capacity expansion drives up Triangle’s 2019 profits


Weihai, Shandong – China’s tire maker Triangle estimates its unaudited net profit in 2019 will be €112 million (850 million yuan), up 76% from 2018.

Net profit less non-recurring items during the year will jump by 78% to €93 million, said a company announcement in January.

“New capacity and optimised product portfolio has generated good market results,” said the announcement.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

Sales Revenue of Airless Tire from Key End-use Sectors to Surge in the Near Future

The market is expected to remain prominent in the Asia Pacific, Center East, and Africa, North America, South America, and Europe regions as companies are intensifying business operations and focusing on increasing market share.

Read the source article at Value Investing

Camso unveils 2 Solideal non-marking forklift tires


MAGOG, Quebec — Camso Ltd. has introduced the Solideal PON 555 NM and PON 550 NM non-marking press-on forklift tires designed to increase energy efficiency and thermal performance.

Read the source article at Tire Business

GRI introduces eco-friendly solid rubber tires


Specialty tire maker GRI’s R&D team has developed an eco-friendly version of its high-performance Ultimate XT solid tire. Working in collaboration with a team of scientists from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, the team spent two-and-a-half years developing the eco-friendly newcomer by replacing petroleum-based oil with a natural oil that is carbon neutral and renewable.

Read the source article at Tire Technology International

Editorial: Keeping pace with evolving OTR industry


Today’s off-the-road (OTR) tire market is growing steadily — though maybe not in the farming sector this year — and tire manufacturers continue to up the ante in terms of tire performance.

Read the source article at Tire Business

Yokohama ‘bidding for’ ex-Pirelli unit Prometeon

London – Yokohama Rubber Co. (YRC) is in talks over the acquisition of Prometeon Tire Group (PTG), two separate sources have informed ERJ.

The contacts confirmed Italian media reports about a YRC move for the former Pirelli industrial tires unit – though both preferred not to be identified.

In a written statement to ERJ, a source close to PTG minority shareholder Aeolus Tyres said negotiations were ongoing on the subject – without elaborating further.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

GRI appoints Lugioyo head of global sales

Colombo – GRI has appointed Rafael (Tony) Lugioyo, as head of global sales to support the global expansion of its speciality tires business, the company announced 12 July.

An established supplier of industrial tires for materials handling applications, GRI expanded into agriculture and construction tires in 2018.

Based in the US, Lugioyo will lead the Sri Lankan company’s efforts to expand its sales, distribution and dealer network in the segment.

Read the source article at European Rubber Journal

Camso’s anti-static tire technology


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