Tag: agricultural tyres

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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Vredestein to show ‘longer life’ small and large tractor tyres at SIMA

Vredestein to show ‘longer life’ small and large tractor tyres at SIMA

4th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Vredestein will exhibit its latest Traxion tractor tyres on the French market at The Paris International Agribusiness Show (SIMA). The tyre manufacturer said it would showcase its new Traxion 65/70 for compact tractors along with the latest sizes in its Traxion Optimall VF range for large tractors. “It starts with the unique curvature of the tread cleats,” says Ruud Nijland, divisional head sales for agricultural and industrial tyres Europe at Apollo Vredestein.

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Petlas introduces PT-TRAC

Petlas introduces PT-TRAC

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Petlas has launched what it calls a game-changing agricultural tyre. The PT-TRAC offers the benefits CupWheel technology, which will the help the tyre “contribute to the profits of producers all around the world by helping them decrease fuel consumption and protect their precious investments.”

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Trelleborg Wheel Systems increases prices 3-5% across product range

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has announced a price increase of three to five per cent on its product range. The price increase will be effective from the first quarter of 2019, and will be applied globally to all brands in the Trelleborg Wheel Systems product portfolio. The manufacturer said the price increase has been driven by inflation and rising energy and labour costs.

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GRI celebrates factory anniversary by launching 100 new sizes

GRI celebrates factory anniversary by launching 100 new sizes

31st January 2019 | 0 Comments

On 25 January 2019 GRI celebrated the first anniversary of the opening of its specialty tyre manufacturing facility, with the release of over 100 tyre sizes.

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Tyres replace tracks for Essex farmer

Tyres replace tracks for Essex farmer

22nd January 2019 | 0 Comments

Hinckford Farming has praised Michelin’s “excellent support” after replacing a rubber tracked crawler with a Claas Xerion 5000 fitted with a set of the manufacturer’s Ultraflex high volume AxioBib tyres. The arable farm had been using tracks for many years for its heavy cultivations but had recently struggled with grip in wet conditions, and suffered damage to the soil structure on headlands when turning.

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Titan receives additional settlement put option notice

15th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Titan International, Inc. has received an additional settlement put option notice From OEP 11 COÖPERATIEF U.A. (OEP), an affiliate of One Equity Partners, one of the three shareholders of Voltyre-Prom, of its exercise, effective 8 January 2019, of the settlement put option with respect to its holdings in Voltyre-Prom, pursuant to the Voltyre-Prom Shareholders' Agreement. 

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BKT: Trends in agriculture from an insider’s perspective

BKT: Trends in agriculture from an insider’s perspective

10th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Gruppo Nodari is a sizeable agricultural contractor in Brescia, Northern Italy. The company services farms and companies within the region of Lombardy, in particular offering its contracting services to biogas plants. A large proportion of Nodari’s tyre needs are meet by BKT.

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Vredestein making headway in competitive agri segment

Vredestein making headway in competitive agri segment

10th January 2019 | 0 Comments

The launch of a flagship product is a tough act to follow, but Apollo Vredestein has managed to keep things interesting this past year. The ranks of its top-flight Traxion Optimall line have swelled since the tyre’s launch at Agritechnica 2017, and the Vredestein brand is also experiencing growth further down the size scale. By doing so, doors are opening to markets where Vredestein isn’t yet well known in agricultural circles.

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Alliance Tire Group introduces 10 year warranty on certain agricultural tyres

9th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has doubled its warranty on specific agricultural radial steel belted tyres, introducing a new ten-year workmanship and materials warranty as of 1 January 2019. This makes the guarantee one of the longest warranty periods offered in the sector to date. For all other ATG agricultural tyres, the warranty is now extended to seven years.

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ATG showcases high performance flotation, high flexion tyres at LAMMA 2019

ATG showcases high performance flotation, high flexion tyres at LAMMA 2019

9th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) is showcasing the brand’s agricultural expertise at LAMMA, the UK’s largest agricultural and machinery show (8-9 January 2019, Birmingham NEC). It is displaying its row crop Agriflex 363 IF and the Agriflex 372 VF for tractors, the Alliance 389VF, Alliance 885 and Alliance 882 Agri-Transport radial flotation tyres for implements, and the versatile Multiuse 550. The Alliance agricultural tyre range is exclusively distributed in the UK and Ireland by Kirkby Tyres.

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Vredestein Traxion Optimall wins LAMMA 2019 Innovation Awards gold medal

Vredestein Traxion Optimall wins LAMMA 2019 Innovation Awards gold medal

13th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Vredestein has been awarded the gold medal in the LAMMA 2019 Innovation Awards’ Driven Innovation category for its Traxion Optimall tyre. This VF (very high flexion) tractor tyre is designed to deliver traction, fuel efficiency and productivity to reduce substantially the total cost of ownership. It will be displayed on the Vredestein stand at LAMMA Birmingham, the UK's largest farm machinery, equipment and services show, on 8-9 January.

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Taurus tyres help Riviera Produce keep up with festive season consumer demand

Taurus tyres help Riviera Produce keep up with festive season consumer demand

10th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Riviera Produce, which supplies some of Britain’s top supermarkets with fresh vegetables, has praised its Taurus tyres for helping it boost productivity – delivering increased tyre life and reliability versus other brands it has trialled.

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Voltyre-Prom: Key shareholder announces aim to sell stake in tyre maker

22nd November 2018 | 0 Comments

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) has informed Titan International of its wish to relinquish its shareholding in agricultural and industrial tyre manufacturer Voltyre-Prom. The Kremlin-backed sovereign wealth fund, which acquired the tyre maker together with Titan and private equity firm One Equity Partner in 2013, shared its intention via its exercise on 14 November of the settlement put option included within the Voltyre-Prom Shareholders’ Agreement.

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