Tag: agricultural tyres

Maxam supplying agricultural tyres to STARCO

Friday 20th July 2018 | 0 Comments

The recent signing of a long-term supply agreement between Maxam Tire International and STARCO will allow the latter to extend its wheel and tyre product range for the growing agricultural segment. The agricultural trailer and implement products supplied by Maxam will primarily consist of tyres with higher than standard speed and load ratings; these will be paired with STARCO rims and offered to OEMs as complete wheel solutions.

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BA Bush expands with Norwich, Knaresborough sites

BA Bush expands with Norwich, Knaresborough sites

Wednesday 18th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Grouptyre founding member BA Bush has opened two new sites in Norwich and Knaresborough, helping towards its three-year growth plan and adding strategic locations. The two new sites represent the company’s first stage of growth, with further new sites planned before the end of 2019. The group says it is targeting a £60 million turnover in 2018.

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Construction, mining, earthmover tyres well-represented as Hillhead 2018 sets attendance record

Construction, mining, earthmover tyres well-represented as Hillhead 2018 sets attendance record

Monday 16th July 2018 | 0 Comments

Tarmac’s Hillhead Quarry near Buxton in Derbyshire hosted unprecedented crowds for the 2018 edition of the show (26–28 June), with official figures showing a record-breaking 19,687 unique visitors in attendance, surpassing the show’s previous highest attendance record set in 2005. The show also included more exhibitors (527) than ever before, with the showground, pavilions and demonstration areas showcasing the latest plant and equipment for the quarrying, aggregates, concrete, asphalt, recycling and construction sectors, many of the products on show for the first time in the UK.

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Michelin appoints its first Exelagri dealer in Dundee

Thursday 12th July 2018 | 0 Comments

ATS Euromaster in Dundee has secured Michelin’s agricultural seal of approval and gained accreditation as an Exelagri dealer, and by doing so joins a pan-European network of 800 carefully selected farm tyre specialists.

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Ceat unveils new tractor tyres

Ceat unveils new tractor tyres

Monday 2nd July 2018 | 0 Comments

Representatives from CEAT Ltd travelled to Europe in May showcase the company’s commercial and agricultural ranges at The Tire Cologne. These including the latest radial and cross-ply products, as well as a new release.

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Britain’s first farmer to use Michelin’s AxioBib 2 tyres sees soil preservation benefits

Britain’s first farmer to use Michelin’s AxioBib 2 tyres sees soil preservation benefits

Wednesday 27th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Britain’s first farmer to specify a tractor on Michelin’s new AxioBib 2 tyres states that he is “noticing the benefits” of the Ultraflex technology fitments after 300 hours of operation. Michelin Exelagri dealer Tanvic Tyre and Service Centre in Newark fit Sherwood Farms’ Fendt 724 with AxioBib 2s to help improve efficiency and increase soil protection.

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Bridgestone, Firestone agricultural products praised by Irish farmers after wet winter

Bridgestone, Firestone agricultural products praised by Irish farmers after wet winter

Tuesday 19th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Ireland’s winter was one of the wettest on record, leading to frustration for farmers, as conditions in their fields proved too treacherous to work in. The right agricultural tyres can help to overcome such issues, as a number of Irish contractors using Bridgestone and Firestone’s latest agricultural products have found.

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Two new dealers join Trelleborg Professional Centre tyre network

Tuesday 12th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg has recruited two new dealer groups to its Trelleborg Professional Centre (TPC) network of top-class, high-quality agricultural tyre dealers in the UK. British Rubber Company (BRC) based in Shipley, Yorkshire and Woodton Tyres, based in Turiff, Aberdeenshire, have joined the network.

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The Tire Cologne: Prometeon showing latest Pirelli products

The Tire Cologne: Prometeon showing latest Pirelli products

Thursday 24th May 2018 | 0 Comments

The new range of Pirelli agricultural tyres and the latest Pirelli truck products will be on display at the Prometeon Tyre Group stand at next week’s The Tire Cologne. These can be found at Stand C48/D49 in Hall 7.

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New look and feel for Barkley

New look and feel for Barkley

Wednesday 23rd May 2018 | 0 Comments

The ‘new look’ Barkley range will be shown at The Tire Cologne next week. With a refreshed corporate identity, including a restyled barkley-tyres.com website, Barkley will exhibit at the trade fair (Hall 7.1, Stand E-020, E-028) along with its latest truck, agricultural and OTR tyres.

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Trelleborg bringing innovations to The Tire Cologne

Trelleborg bringing innovations to The Tire Cologne

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 | 0 Comments

Commenting on Trelleborg Wheel Systems’ presence at The Tire Cologne next week, managing director (Germany) Rolf Christmann says the trade fair will “give Trelleborg a unique opportunity to display all of its solutions and to present products and innovation from all the tyre segments in which we operate.” The company intends to display its range at the show and will entice visitors to its stand (Hall 6, Stand D20) with professional BMX performances.

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Michelin CargoXBib High Flotation tyres helps major UK farm achieve ‘field-good factor’

Michelin CargoXBib High Flotation tyres helps major UK farm achieve ‘field-good factor’

Monday 21st May 2018 | 0 Comments

Michelin’s CargoXBib High Flotation tyres will be fitted to a further two Stewart trailers run by York crop farmer Wharram and Kay, following a trial which pitted them against the standard technology CargoXBib 560/60 R22.5 fitments previously favoured. The 650/55R26.5 tyre, which features Michelin’s patented Ultraflex technology, was credited by the prominent farmer and contractor with vastly improving the efficiency of its operation. Roger Kay, co-owner of Wharram and Kay, noticed that the High Flotation tyres provided a reduced rut depth, greater load-carrying capacity at higher speeds and improved contact with the ground.

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Simon Michael appointed Prometeon MD

Simon Michael appointed Prometeon MD

Monday 21st May 2018 | 0 Comments

Prometeon Tyre Group UK Ltd (PTG) has appointed Simon Michael as managing director. He will be based at the company’s head office in Burton on Trent. Simon Michael brings 23 years of tyre industry experience in the UK and Middle East into the role.

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BKT bringing its ranger-toppers to Cologne show

BKT bringing its ranger-toppers to Cologne show

Wednesday 16th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Off-highway tyre specialist BKT says it going to display its top-of-the-range products for the market segments it serves at The Tire Cologne later this month. The BKT stand at the trade fair (Hall 06.1 Stand C030 D039) will feature tyres for agricultural, agro-industrial, earthmoving, industrial, and construction applications.

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Prometeon appoints Kirkby Tyres as Agricultural PHP distributor

Tuesday 15th May 2018 | 0 Comments

After “years of extensive testing across Europe”, Prometeon Tyre Group has announced it is linking agricultural tyre distribution specialists Kirkby Tyres in order to bring Pirelli branded agricultural tyres to market. Voted the NTDA Tyre Wholesaler of the year in 2017, Kirkby has over 60 years of experience serving the market from the firm’s UK base in Liverpool. Kirkby will now be Prometeon’s exclusive wholesale partner serving the UK mainland and Ireland for the Pirelli Agricultural, PHP line.

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