Tag: agricultural tyres

Trelleborg promoting tyre pressure management benefits at MF eXperience

Trelleborg promoting tyre pressure management benefits at MF eXperience

23rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

As a key sponsor of the European Massey Ferguson MF eXperience Tour 2019, Trelleborg Wheel Systems is highlighting the importance of correct tyre pressure management and showcasing its latest technology to help farmers optimise tyre efficiency.

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ETRMA: Tyre sales down slightly

ETRMA: Tyre sales down slightly

17th April 2019 | 0 Comments

The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association (ETRMA) has published members sales figures, which show that “overall industry sales declined slightly in the first quarter of 2019”.

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Michelin Exelagri dealer hat-trick for Soltyre

Michelin Exelagri dealer hat-trick for Soltyre

16th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Soltyre has gained Michelin’s agricultural seal of approval for its new Airdrie dealership, marking a major achievement for the tyre specialist with all three branches now members of the pan-European Michelin Exelagri network.

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Alliance 398 MPT: ATG’s ‘turning point’ for the agri and forestry sectors

Alliance 398 MPT: ATG’s ‘turning point’ for the agri and forestry sectors

12th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group claims to have written “a new chapter in the history of efficient transportation” with the release of its Alliance 398 MPT multi-purpose tyre for trucks used in agricultural and forestry applications. The tubeless 398 MPT was developed to provide optimum traction and soil protection when off-road as well as speeds of up to 100 km/h and excellent driving stability on the road. The result, says ATG, is shorter work cycles as well as time and labour savings.

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BKT better positioned to serve OEMs with new European HQ

BKT better positioned to serve OEMs with new European HQ

8th April 2019 | 0 Comments

In India, the lighting of a lamp symbolises new beginnings. For BKT, this tradition was a fitting gesture for observing a significant step in what it calls the ‘Next Level’: The lighting ceremony marked the start of festivities to celebrate the inauguration of BKT’s rebuilt European headquarters on 5 April.

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Vredestein agricultural tyres available on new John Deere tractors

Vredestein agricultural tyres available on new John Deere tractors

5th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Apollo Vredestein is supplying Vredestein brand agricultural tyres to John Deere’s Mannheim, Germany plant, allowing buyers of the tractor-maker’s 6R and 6M series to choose Vredestein Traxion tyres as original equipment.

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Trelleborg acquires Italian agricultural tyre distributor

19th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has acquired Provana Solutions srl and Provana Quality Center srl. Provana Solutions specializes in the distribution and service of tyres and complete wheels to tractor dealers and farmers in Italy. Provana Quality Center provides testing of various tyre solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of agricultural machinery. The acquisitions will enable the development of the business area’s service concept for agricultural tyres in Europe.

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First Michelin RoadBib tyres fitted in Scotland

First Michelin RoadBib tyres fitted in Scotland

14th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Cockburnspath-based R&C Crichton has become the first farmer in Scotland to specify Michelin’s new RoadBib tyres – designed to provide high performance, longevity and traction on machines used intensively on the road. Jamie Crichton specified the new tyres for his high-spec JCB Fastrac 4220 after hearing positive reports from Henzell Enterprises in Northumberland, one of the contractors involved in pre-launch testing for Michelin.

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Nokian Tyres announces 8 new Tractor King sizes

Nokian Tyres announces 8 new Tractor King sizes

13th March 2019 | 0 Comments

The regency of the Nokian Tractor King has reached a new dimension with the addition of eight new dimensions – these join the seven-size launch portfolio introduced last year. From July 2019, the following sizes, now available for order, will be ready for delivery: 500/65R28; 600/60R28; 540/65R30; 600/70R30; 620/75R30; 600/65R38; 650/85R38; 710/70R42.

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One for the road: Michelin introduces RoadBib for roadgoing 200+hp tractors

One for the road: Michelin introduces RoadBib for roadgoing 200+hp tractors

28th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Following nearly two years of extensive end-user testing with agricultural contractors across Europe, Michelin has launched its new RoadBib tyres in the original equipment and replacement markets. With the RoadBib, Michelin has introduced the first fitment for 200+hp tractors to be specifically designed to provide high performance, longevity and traction on machines used intensively on the road.

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Titan International closes RDIF put option transaction

26th February 2019 | 0 Comments

On 22 February, Titan International Inc. closed the previously-announced transaction with an affiliate of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), one of the three shareholders of Voltyre-Prom. Under the terms of a definitive agreement entered into on 11 February, Titan paid RDIF US$25 million in cash and agreed, subject to the completion of regulatory approval, to issue RDIF 4,032,259 shares of restricted Titan common stock in a private placement. The agreement stipulates that RDIF must hold these shares for a period of three years from the date of the agreement.

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‘Biggest’ agri radial amongst BKT newcomers at SIMA

‘Biggest’ agri radial amongst BKT newcomers at SIMA

26th February 2019 | 0 Comments

It’d be hard to miss the new Agrimax Force size that BKT is premiering at SIMA – at 2.3 metres tall, the IF 750/75 R 46 tyre is the largest agricultural radial the company has ever produced.

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Ceat growing agri range in 2019

Ceat growing agri range in 2019

26th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The Ceat agricultural tyre range will expand this year to cover high power tractor tyres, harvester tyres and steel belted flotation tyres. News of these new product lines was shared at the SIMA show in Paris yesterday, where Ceat Specialty Tyres also presented its recently-launched Farmax R85 series, R65 series and R70 series agricultural radial range, Floatmax radial flotation tyres and Farmax RC row crop radials.

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Wills Brothers trials Wheely-Safe Michelin TPMS Light Fleet

Wills Brothers trials Wheely-Safe Michelin TPMS Light Fleet

15th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cornwall-based Wills Brothers has become one of the first farms in the UK to fit a patented new safety system designed to protect machinery and trailers from the risk of tyre under-inflation. Arable Manager Tom Wills specified the Michelin Tyre Pressure Management System (TPMS) Light Fleet – pioneered by UK technology firm Wheely-Safe, an official licensee of Michelin – after seeing the product on show at Lamma.

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Sly Agri Ltd signs Magna Tyres rubber tracks distribution agreement

Sly Agri Ltd signs Magna Tyres rubber tracks distribution agreement

12th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group has signed a new partnership with UK rubber track supplier Sly Agri Ltd. The strategic agreement enables Sly Agri to purchase and resell the Rubber Track retread for the agricultural sector. The contract was signed by George Sly and Stephan van Leeuwen during the LAMMA Show in Birmingham.

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