Economies of scale – VMI aims to make retreading pay with new Retrax programme

13th July 2015 | 0 Comments
 
Economies of scale - VMI aims to make retreading pay with new Retrax programme
Dirk Reurslag, sales director for industrial solutions and services at VMI, says the hot smearing process saves money and results in a higher quality product

Retreaders in the developed European and North American markets often perform a balancing act – production levels must be high enough to ensure acceptable profits, but at the same time logistics need to remain manageable. The greater the distance between a retreader and its customer base, the more demanding and expensive the delivery of casings and finished tyres becomes. And while retreaders in non-mature markets face other issues, these must also be kept in check in order for retreading to be worthwhile. VMI, a market leader in the development, manufacture and supply of production machinery for the tyre and retreading industries, wants to tip the balance in favour of retreaders both here and around the world. This summer it is introducing a new product programme that may just do that.

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