Tag: Belgium

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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Tech opens new European HQ

Tech opens new European HQ

10th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Tech has expanded its Europe, Middle East and African (EMEA) presence with the opening of a new regional headquarters and training centre near Brussels, Belgium led by general manager Tim Verhaeghe.

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Deldo doubles warehouse capacity

Deldo doubles warehouse capacity

18th February 2019 | 0 Comments

The year has started well for Deldo Autobanden – the Belgium-based tyre wholesaler says its new warehouse in the Port of Antwerp is now finished and operational, and the facility’s entry into service has effectively doubled stock capacity to more than 2 million tyres. According to Deldo, this added capacity is aiding an expansion of its premium as well as budget segment ranges and offers customers throughout Europe an enhanced ‘just-in-time’ service.

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China implements anti-dumping tariffs against synthetic rubber producers

20th August 2018 | 0 Comments

On 10 August 2018 China’s Ministry of Commerce announced plans to implement anti-dumping duties ranging from 23.1 per cent to 75.5 per cent on synthetic halogenated butyl rubber from the United States, the European Union and Singapore starting 20 August 2018.

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Gert Meylemans becomes Eurobat communications manager

Gert Meylemans becomes Eurobat communications manager

17th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Gert Meylemans, the former head of PR and corporate communications at Bridgestone Europe, has become senior manager communications at Eurobat, the Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers.

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Trelleborg inaugurates material handling & construction tyre European logistics hub

Trelleborg inaugurates material handling & construction tyre European logistics hub

10th July 2018 | 0 Comments

On 29 June 2018, Trelleborg inaugurated its new European logistics hub for material handling and construction tires and its new Benelux commercial office in Evergem, Belgium. The new premises consist of a 10,000 square metre warehouse along with offices to house the Benelux commercial office for Trelleborg Wheels Systems. Holding more than 70,000 tyres in stock, Trelleborg Wheel Systems can serve its European warehouses and key customers in the region from this facility on a JIT basis.

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Brussels: new low emission zone from 1 January 2018

Brussels: new low emission zone from 1 January 2018

2nd January 2018 | 0 Comments

A new environmental zone has come into force in Brussels, Belgium from the start of 2018. For travellers and logisticians, this requests increased attention, including a registration procedure at www.lez-belgium.be.

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Hamilton wins Spa-Francorchamps ‘sprint’

Hamilton wins Spa-Francorchamps ‘sprint’

29th August 2017 | 0 Comments

On one of the most demanding circuits for tyres Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won Formula One’s Belgian Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel after what was effectively a sprint race in the final laps. The race was turned on its head by a safety car on lap 30, which gave drivers the opportunity for a ‘free’ pit stop. Hamilton, in the lead, ran the soft tyre for his final stint, while Vettel went for the ultrasoft: theoretically more than one second per lap faster.

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ZC Rubber, Bekaert sign strategic cooperation agreement

ZC Rubber, Bekaert sign strategic cooperation agreement

5th June 2017 | 0 Comments

ZC Rubber has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Bekaert, the global top steel cord supplier. The new arrangement will focus on the development of steel cord on green tyre.

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Galgo opens new European headquarters

Galgo opens new European headquarters

27th October 2016 | 0 Comments

Galgo has opened new European headquarters (including warehousing and offices) in order to expand the company’s retreading coverage and sales presence. This expansion takes the company from Tongeren to the Ghent-Antwerp-Brussels triangle in Belgium, close to inland Beverdonk and the Meerhout container terminal.

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Trelleborg agricultural tyre roadshow to make stop in Belgium

Trelleborg agricultural tyre roadshow to make stop in Belgium

15th September 2016 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg has announced a new stop in Europe on its 2016 agricultural tyre roadshow. The tyre and wheel manufacturer will attend the Q-Team Demo Event in Waremme, Belgium on 17 and 18 September. Trelleborg will conduct two field demonstrations per day to showcase the benefits of a large tyre footprint in boosting the global efficiency and productivity of farming operations.

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Heuver appoints new Belgium and Luxembourg manager

Heuver appoints new Belgium and Luxembourg manager

1st April 2016 | 0 Comments

In mid-March, Heuver Tyrewholesale appointed Bert Vreys as its new account manager for Belgium and Luxembourg. During the course of 2015, Heuver decided that its agricultural sector, which is where the company's roots lie, required greater focus. Heuver therefore reorganised its agricultural department and promoted Pieter Dubois from within the company.

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European rubber associations join up for information campaign

15th March 2016 | 0 Comments

The rubber industry associations of Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Spain with the support of the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers' Association (ETRMA) have launched a campaign providing information on the general rubber goods (GRG) industry and the challenges it is facing.

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Belgium’s Varius becomes Starco Selected Dealer

30th September 2015 | 0 Comments

Belgian forklift tyre (FLT) and wheel distributor Varius NV has been appointed a Starco Selected Dealer for these products. The independent FLT segment specialist is a small but growing company and offers specialist sales and mounting support services to major FLT and port equipment operators in the Antwerp region.

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Giti makes Nordic and France/Benelux management appointments

Giti makes Nordic and France/Benelux management appointments

2nd September 2015 | 0 Comments

Giti Tire has strengthened its Northern European operations with Åke Älmdalen appointed as Business Development Manager – Nordics and Amaury Pouzet extending his remit to General Manager – France and Benelux. Åke Älmdalen will be responsible for increasing existing business in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden across both Passenger Car and Light Truck (PCR) […]

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