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Yokohama Celebrates Centenary

Friday 13th October 2017 | 0 Comments

The Yokohama Rubber Company Ltd is today celebrating its 100th anniversary since it was founded in the city of Yokohama, Japan on 13 October 1917.

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Online sales an extension of Stapleton’s founding ethos

Online sales an extension of Stapleton’s founding ethos

Wednesday 11th October 2017 | 0 Comments

When Sydney Stapleton set up his business in a simple shop parade at 195 High Street, Watford in 1937 he was one of a number of businessmen taking advantage of the growing market for tyres. Growing his business through the 1950s and ‘60s, his personal renown as one of the industry’s most dynamic characters and an entrepreneur of considerable foresight followed. The location of its headquarters in the vicinity of the M1 is testament to this – in the 1960s Stapleton’s supplied replacement earthmover tyres used to build the Watford-Milton Keynes stretch of the motorway.

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Bush Tyres celebrates 70 years of business

Bush Tyres celebrates 70 years of business

Tuesday 10th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Grouptyre founding member Bush Tyres is celebrating 70 years in business this year. The family-owned company has earned a reputation as Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire's leading independent tyre specialist, in both retail and wholesale, with its place within Grouptyre helping to form a nationally successful business.

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Pioneer Industrial Systems celebrates 10th anniversary

Pioneer Industrial Systems celebrates 10th anniversary

Friday 1st September 2017 | 0 Comments

Pioneer Industrial Systems is celebrating 10 years of precision robotic tyre spraying. According to the company, 10 years ago this month Pioneer Industrial Systems introduced its first FANUC Robotic Green Tire Spray System. A decade later the firm reports that its precision fluid delivery system is in action on over 123 units (53 with robots) in 37 different tyre plants.

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Microsite explores Yokohama Rubber’s centenary

Microsite explores Yokohama Rubber’s centenary

Wednesday 16th August 2017 | 0 Comments

There’ll be 100 candles on Yokohama Rubber Company’s cake come 13 October, and as part of its contribution to its parent’s birthday celebrations, Yokohama’s regional head office in Europe has launched a microsite that offers a historical overview of the Japanese firm.

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Yokohama commences countdown to centenary anniversary

Yokohama commences countdown to centenary anniversary

Thursday 6th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Yokohama will mark its centenary with a social media-led promotional campaign. Counting down the 100 days until 13 October, Yokohama will give its followers the opportunity to win a selection of branded goods, Chelsea FC merchandise and Chelsea FC tickets.

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50 years of testing at the Contidrom

50 years of testing at the Contidrom

Tuesday 4th July 2017 | 0 Comments

When the Contidrom first opened in 1967, just eight Continental staff members wore employed at the test facility. Their activities centred on the site’s original 2.8-kilometre oval track, and all work, such as developing standards and providing comparable data, was performed entirely without aid of computers. The Contidrom has significantly expanded over the years, and now, as its 50th birthday draws near, Continental says the facility is “more important than ever” for the company.

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Motaquip celebrates 35-year anniversary in medieval style

Motaquip celebrates 35-year anniversary in medieval style

Thursday 15th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The magnificent Warwick Castle, bathed in hazy evening sunshine, was the perfect venue for Motaquip, as it celebrated its historic 35th anniversary on the first evening of Automechanika Birmingham 2017. General manager, Peter Cox, welcomed the Motaquip family and distinguished guests to the medieval fortress. Hosted by the Motaquip team, loyal customers from the UK and overseas were joined by members of the automotive media and treated to a sumptuous banquet complete with ice-cold bubbly in the castle’s majestic Great Hall.

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Canton Bandag Co. celebrates 55 years as a Bandag franchise

Canton Bandag Co. celebrates 55 years as a Bandag franchise

Monday 12th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Founded by Everett D. Richards Sr. and now operated by his eldest son, Dave Richards Jr. Canton Bandag Co. is celebrated 55 years as a Bandag franchise. Canton Bandag moved to its current 23,000 square foot in June of 2000 at 3321 Bruening Avenue, Canton, Ohio, located near the intersections of Route 77 north and south and State Route 30 east and west.

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FER celebrates 80 years

Monday 5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

The Federation of Engine Remanufacturers (FER) is celebrating its 80th anniversary throughout 2017 and has promised to develop even further to ensure it can keep up with an ever-evolving motor trade.

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Yourtyres.co.uk celebrates its 15th anniversary

Thursday 1st June 2017 | 0 Comments

Yourtyres.co.uk, the online B2B shop operated by Delticom, Europe’s largest online tyre dealer, celebrates its 15th anniversary in June. To mark the occasion and to thank partners and customers for their loyalty, Yourtyres.co.uk is giving away 15 per cent off of car tyres, motorbike tyres, truck tyres, tyre and wheel packages and rims on “Tyre Tuesdays” – every Tuesday in June. The discount will be given as subsequent credit.

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Avon marks diamond anniversary of first 100mph TT lap

Avon marks diamond anniversary of first 100mph TT lap

Wednesday 24th May 2017 | 0 Comments

Avon Tyres’ motorsport team will mark the 60th anniversary of the first ever 100mph lap at this year’s Isle of Man TT (27 May-9 June). Set on Avon tyres, the record-breaking lap was ridden by legendary Scottish rider Bob McIntyre on a four-cylinder Gilera, running on Avon's Speedmaster GP race tyres.

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Bandag Marks 60th Anniversary with “Built for Better” campaign

Bandag Marks 60th Anniversary with “Built for Better” campaign

Wednesday 12th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Bandag is marking its 60th anniversary with the launch of a new global campaign that aims to “reinvigorate the retread category.” The retreading specialist, which has been a business of Bridgestone Americas and part of Bridgestone Corporation since 2007, is introducing its “Built for Better” platform to unite the Bandag brand globally and to position retreads as an “innovative, sustainable business solution for fleet customers of any size.”

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Close Brothers Motor Finance celebrates 25 years in Sheffield

Thursday 9th March 2017 | 0 Comments

Close Brothers Motor Finance is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Sheffield branch. The motor finance firm, headquartered in Doncaster, opened its Sheffield branch in 1992, and has been one of the largest employers in Yorkshire region. Despite tough economic conditions over the years, the firm has continued its success in the region, working with over 2,076 dealers and helping to finance 65,000 cars worth nearly £440m pounds over the course of 25 years.

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Pirelli celebrates 110 years in motorsport

Pirelli celebrates 110 years in motorsport

Monday 30th January 2017 | 0 Comments

This year Pirelli is celebrating 110 years in motorsport and to highlight its forthcoming activities during the season, as well as celebrating the achievements of last year’s champions, the Italian tyre company once again had a significant presence at the Autosport International Show in Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre.

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