Trelleborg Wheel Systems has announced the launch of its PS1000 materials handling tire range. According to the company, these next-generation, press-on solid forklift tires incorporate the company’s Pit Stop Line, specialized compounds and a new construction that it says will guarantee uptime, efficiency and safety for operators, while reducing total cost of ownership and environmental impact.
Trelleborg Wheel Systems implements new environmental measures at its China facilities linked to the country’s “three-year action plan for Blue Sky protection” to reduce air pollution, as per the 2016 Paris Agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Paolo Pompei, President of Trelleborg Wheel Systems, says: “With sustainability in mind, Trelleborg is continuously investing in its state-of-the-art facilities in China, which have been set up in synergy with the environment and people.
…Gianluca Abbati, vice president of R&D at agricultural tire specialist Trelleborg, provides an overview of some of the development challenges and innovations in this market sector.
How has the agri tires segment evolved over the last five years?
Agriculture is undergoing a period of remarkable change. As more sustainable, ecologically friendly and productive farming systems are demanded, the agri tires industry must respond with emerging and innovative technologies which will reshape our farming operations.
Trelleborg is committed to helping ensure a sustainable future for agriculture while at the same time increasing both the efficiency and productivity of agricultural operations with our range of innovative technologies:
The cost of having to change tires from summer to winter can be considerable for operators of industrial vehicles. With this in mind, Trelleborg Wheel Systems has launched its EMR 1025 all-season tire which it says gives enhanced grip in ice and snow while still being suitable for summer running.
Trelleborg Wheel Systems will debut its EMR1025 all-season commercial tyre for loaders and graders. The manufacturer states that the tyre delivers premium damage protection and durability while adding extra comfort. Its is designed to be a suitable year-round fitment, providing enhanced grip on snow and ice. This offers a potential cost saving for operators, as it eliminates the cost and downtime of seasonal changeovers.
Trelleborg, Sweden – Trelleborg AB has seen its first quarter results hit by the outbreak of Covid-19 and expects the pandemic to impact sales and earnings “significantly more” during the coming quarters.
Net sales for the first quarter of 2020 declined 1% to SEK9.29 billion (€856 million), while organic sales decline 5%, Trelleborg announced in its interim first quarter results 23 April.
Boeing, at the end of March, asked Trelleborg to produce and supply an elastomer strap for the adjustable headband of the face shields.
TSS dedicated its aerospace facility in Northborough for the manufacture of the parts which are made from an aerospace grade silicone. Within 48 hours, TSS had prepared a prototype using a number of methodologies, including 3D printing.
TRELLEBORG, Sweden—At the end of 2019, Trelleborg undertook a major restructuring effort intended to improve profitability by reducing its main segments from five to three and creating a new reporting segment for under-performing operations.
TRELLEBORG, Sweden—Trelleborg has reported a 6.4 percent year-on-year decline in earnings for the third quarter of 2019, despite higher sales.
MOORESVILLE, N.C—Tristone Flowtech Group GmbH will begin production of engine cooling hoses at its newly built manufacturing plant in Mooresville by the end of May.
Headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany, the global hose, pipe and surge tank maker held the grand opening of its first facility in the U.S. on April 17. The company spent about $23.6 million on the project and, together with investments made by the owner of the site, constructed a complex that spans about 220,660 square feet.