New tyre plant for Wales
A sports car tyre retreading business has been launched in Wales. Maxsport Competition Tyres is to create up to 25 new jobs at its new tyre retread facility in Rhayader, Powys where it plans to eventually retread more than 50,000 tyres a year, primarily for the motorsport and off-road vehicle markets in Europe and Asia. The company, which has invested more than £1m in a 37,000 sq ft unit at the town’s Brynberth Industrial Estate where it currently employs nine people.
Maxsport Competition Tyres is part of the Treble B Group based at Caterham, Surrey, which distributes new and retreaded tyres throughout the UK and has depots in England and South Wales. The group plans to open a new storage and distribution facility in Rhayader in the future. .