Vipal Machinery, Vipal Rubber‘s unit responsible for developing tire retreading equipment expands its American market. Four major North American retreaders acquired five pieces of machinery this year from Vipal Machinery´s portfolio.
Discount Tire, in partnership with Michelin, is marking its 60 th anniversary with a special sweepstakes to say “thank you” to its customers. The sweepstakes kicked off July 1 and concludes on Dec. 31, 2020.
“For 60 years, Discount Tire has focused on taking care of the customer,” said Dean Muglia, CEO of Discount Tire. “It has always been about treating them as a friend, not a transaction.
Bridgestone says the Bandag MaxTread line features Bandag retreads as a stand-alone, single unit tire solution, rather than a traditional tire cap and casing offering. The line includes trailer, drive and all-position fitments for light truck, waste, long haul, severe service and pickup and delivery applications.
ROVERETO, Italy—With Italy in lockdown due to COVID-19, Marangoni Retreading Systems will rely on operations in Germany to continue servicing customers.
CANANEA, Mexico — Kal Tire has opened an OTR tire retread plant in Cananea to supply a number of the open-pit copper mines located in northwest Mexico.
Tire manufacturers are constantly exploring ways to make the retread process more cost effective while increasing productivity. Many retread tire manufacturers still cite long-standing quality and safety misconceptions as the retread industry’s biggest hurdle, but recent advancements in manufacturing technology are helping tire dealers and fleet managers understand the benefits of retreads, specifically in the commercial trucking sector.
Marangoni Retreading Systems Deutschland has turned 100. A special ‘family day’ was held on September 21, organised by Marangoni at its Henstedt-Ulzburg facility to celebrate the important milestone with all the employees and their families. The event was also attended by Vittorio Marangoni, President and CEO of the Marangoni group, and Matthias Leppert, Managing Director of Marangoni Retreading Systems Deutschland. Both gave a speech in front of around 250 people.
AKRON — Myers Industries Inc. has acquired the assets of Tuffy Manufacturing Industries Inc., a Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio-based warehouse distributor of tire repair equipment and supplies. The deal helps strengthen Myers’ Distribution Segment’s position in the growing commercial auto and truck fleet market.
Vipal Rubber, one of the world’s top manufacturers of tyre retreading products, has participated in the ProfiAuto Show 2019 (8-9 June in Katowice, Poland) in partnership with exclusive Polish distributor, Arko-Gum. The partnership between the companies, vital in ensuring Vipal provides the most relevant solutions for the Polish market, has been in effect for nine years.
MILAN, Tenn. — Love’s Travel Stops is planning to set up a tire retread and distribution facility in Milan, in western Tennessee, pending approval of state and local incentives.