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TECH visits Portuguese distributor, enhancing product lineup

TECH visits Portuguese distributor, enhancing product lineup

19th August 2019 | 0 Comments

TECH Europe’s channel sales manager, Jon Bartholomew and VP of sales and training, Walter van Loon, have visited distributor, Altaroda, SA. Based in Paredes, Portugal, Altaroda has been a key player in the tyre repair industry for more than 12 years, building its customer base through customer service and product development.

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King Country Retread joins Marangoni network

19th August 2019 | 0 Comments

King Country Retread of Friona, Texas, USA has joined the Marangoni Tire North America (MTNA) family of independent retreaders and will be offering Marangoni’s signature brand Ringtread throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. The King Country Retread plant has a capacity of over 30,000 retreads a year.

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Kraiburg releases optimised 2019/20 pattern programme

Kraiburg releases optimised 2019/20 pattern programme

16th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Which pattern is most suitable for which application? The revised, 39-page Kraiburg Pattern Programme 2019/20 enables retreaders to choose the best retread thanks to its clear presentation of all important details: Product line (K_base, K_tech and K_plus), core range with width and length specifications, axle position and, of course, recommendation for use. Kraiburg says the programme begins with its top-selling K228 on the title page. This is joined by a further 20 popular treads, which are subdivided into Bus, Mixed Application, Trailer and Traction.

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Retreading: Continental talks environmental benefits

Retreading: Continental talks environmental benefits

13th August 2019 | 0 Comments

In addition to saving money, truck fleet operators can reduce their vehicles’ environmental footprint by adopting a tyre programme that includes retreading. In light of the current public debate about CO2, Continental has shared on how its ContiRe retreads can help.

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Vipal Rubber presents at ProfiAuto Show 2019

Vipal Rubber presents at ProfiAuto Show 2019

7th August 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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B&J Rocket hires Christoph Hurst as key account manager

B&J Rocket hires Christoph Hurst as key account manager

18th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Christoph Hurst is the new key account manager at B&J Rocket Sales AG. He began in this position on 1 July and is tasked with supporting B&J Rocket’s existing customer base in Germany and parts of Europe. In addition, he will develop new markets for B&J buffing tools in these regions.

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Galgo named Socially Responsible Company for 8th straight year

Galgo named Socially Responsible Company for 8th straight year

10th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Galgo has earned the distinction of being an ESR “Socially Responsible Company” for the eighth consecutive year. This award is given by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (Cemefi) and the Alliance for Corporate Social Responsibly (AliaRSE) and is presented to organizations that are committed to engaging with and supporting social and environmental protection programs within their community.

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Marangoni signs up Kargro Group subsidiary as Ringtread partner

Marangoni signs up Kargro Group subsidiary as Ringtread partner

10th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Marangoni Retreading Systems has expanded its Ringtread business in the Benelux countries. The Italian retreading specialist has entered into a partnership with Kargro Group company Tyre Plan Europe, signing an exclusivity agreement for the use of Marangoni’s retreading technology in the region. Tyre Plan Europe BVBA was established in 1988 in Kalmthout, Belgium and until recently operated as a Bandag franchisee. The newest partner in the Ringtread business has developed into one of the region’s largest pre-cure retreaders over the years.

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TRM remaining in Marangoni group post Meccanica spin-off

TRM remaining in Marangoni group post Meccanica spin-off

5th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Marangoni representatives have confirmed that, following the corporate reorganization that released Marangoni Meccanica from Marangoni group, TRM (Tyre Retreading Machinery) will remain part of the Marangoni Group. According to the company, this means TRM acquires “greater freedom of action”.

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Marangoni opens new Ringtread Facility in Florida

Marangoni opens new Ringtread Facility in Florida

3rd July 2019 | 0 Comments

On 1 July 2019 Marangoni Tread North America Inc. announced that PRIDE Enterprises in Avon Park, Florida is now part of the Marangoni Ringtread network.

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Énykk hosts Marangoni Ringtread open day

Énykk hosts Marangoni Ringtread open day

25th June 2019 | 0 Comments

On 12 June 2019 a delegation of 30 bus company managers from all over Hungary attended a Marangoni Ringtread presentation hosted by Énykk at their headquarters.

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TRA trials tyre traceability technology

TRA trials tyre traceability technology

24th June 2019 | 0 Comments

The Tyre Recovery Association (TRA) has announced the completion of a digital tyre tracking trial. Conducted with TRA member Fraser Evans & Sons Ltd and technology partner PragmatIC. The trial used Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) tags. The tags were fixed to the tyre by the collector, who assigned them to their future use, for example retreading or reprocessing. These tags are designed remain attached to the tyre right through to its end-of-life and the data they contain is accessed using a handheld scanner, which reads the unique RFID.

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Tyre aging law could take effect in 2020

Tyre aging law could take effect in 2020

24th June 2019 | 0 Comments

The UK government is consulting on plans to ban old tyres for buses, coaches, lorries and minibuses and a new law could be introduced this year and come into force early 2020. Tyres aged 10 years and older would be banned from use on buses, coaches, lorries and minibuses under the new proposals. However, further clarity about precisely what the new rules will cover is needed.

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JK Tyre opens first retread centre in Nepal

JK Tyre opens first retread centre in Nepal

24th June 2019 | 0 Comments

On 14 June JK Tyre & Industries Ltd inaugurated the first JK Retread Centre in Pokhara, Nepal. The new retread centre adds is part of JK’s bid in line with ambition to open 100 centres by 2020. Ultimately the goal is to provide cradle-to-grave solutions to customers.

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Vipal’s Mexican partner opens new unit

Vipal’s Mexican partner opens new unit

21st June 2019 | 0 Comments

Vipal Rubber Mexican partner Llanco recently opened its second unit in the country, in Nuevo Laredo, in the state of Tamaulipas.

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