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Borbet investing in pad printing technology

Borbet investing in pad printing technology

8th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Alloy wheel manufacturer Borbet intends to invest around 5 million euros in the expansion and modernisation of its Bad Langensalza plant in Germany. According to local media sources, the project includes the installation of a pad printing centre. This facility will enable Borbet to keep abreast of the trend towards more individualised rims. Construction work is expected to be completed in June.

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Borbet DY for Volvo XC60

Borbet DY for Volvo XC60

3rd September 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest design from alloy wheel manufacturer Borbet is aimed at Volvo XC60 drivers. The five-spoke Borbet DY is available in brilliant silver or dark grey polished matt finishes. Sized at 8x18-inches and with a 45 offset, Borbet says the “rather glamorous” DY brings elegance to the Swedish SUV.

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Borbet W-wheel for Mini

Borbet W-wheel for Mini

31st August 2018 | 0 Comments

Borbet has released its W-wheel in sizes suited to fitment on the Mini. The ten-spoke wheel from Borbet’s ‘Classic’ category is now available in 6.0 x 15 inch, offset 43. Two finishes – crystal silver and mistral anthracite glossy – are available.

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Borbet showing latest rims at The Tire Cologne

Borbet showing latest rims at The Tire Cologne

25th May 2018 | 0 Comments

Wheel manufacturer Borbet is bringing an alphabet soup of new products with it to The Tire Cologne, including the BY, W and A.

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Borbet rims for Jaguar, Mustang

Borbet rims for Jaguar, Mustang

11th April 2018 | 0 Comments

Besides being named after an untamed animal, Jaguar shares something else in common with the latest-generation Mustang – Borbet recently launched new rims suitable for both.

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Borbet – future technologies and new rims

15th September 2017 | 0 Comments

In addition to presenting numerous new products at the IAA motor ship, wheel manufacturer Borbet also shared details of three new future technologies.

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Borbet enlarging toolmaking facility at main plant

Borbet enlarging toolmaking facility at main plant

18th July 2017 | 0 Comments

Alloy wheel manufacturer Borbet has announced plans to expand its main factory in Hallenberg-Hesborn, Germany to accommodate an enlarged in-house toolmaking facility. A 1,130-square metre hall will be erected alongside the existing toolmaking centre; Borbet says the hall will be built by the end of September, and the entire project completed by the start of 2018 at the latest.

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Borbet ramps up production at plant in Saxony, plans new facility

Borbet ramps up production at plant in Saxony, plans new facility

19th May 2017 | 0 Comments

The new Borbet factory in Saxony, Germany is visible from afar – hardly surprising when bearing in mind that the plant’s floorspace sprawls over five entire hectares. The factory is located on a 12.3-hectare site near Görlitz, around four miles from the Polish border, and there is a good reason for building big: Saxony is an automotive stronghold, home to several major German vehicle manufacturers.

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Borbet releases ‘S’ design

Borbet releases ‘S’ design

28th April 2015 | 0 Comments

Time never stands still at Borbet, the wheel maker tells us. To back up this claim the manufacturer points to its new Borbet S wheel, which is produced using the innovative undercut technique. This manufacturing technique removes all non-load-bearing areas of the rim through precision milling, making the wheel more lightweight without sacrificing levels of stability. The material removed during machining is reused in an integrated recycling process, thereby ensuring the conservation of raw materials.

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Borbet to build eighth aluminium wheel plant

Borbet to build eighth aluminium wheel plant

10th April 2015 | 0 Comments

In order to remedy a capacity shortfall, alloy wheel manufacturer Borbet GmbH has decided to erect a new factory. After evaluating the suitability of several sites in Germany as well as locations in Poland, Hungary and Brazil, the company has decided upon Kodersdorf in the German state of Saxony as the host region for its new greenfield facility.

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Borbet introduces C2C rim

Borbet introduces C2C rim

10th November 2014 | 0 Comments

Wheel manufacturer Borbet has released a new alloy rim for SUV and off-road vehicles, the Borbet C2C. This new design expands the company’s “commercial wheels” category and features a ten-spoke design that is said to be minimalistic and sleek and also “tough as nails.” The C2C comes in a five-hole configuration and is available in sizes 7.5" x 17" and 8" x 18" and in crystal silver and black glossy finishes.

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Borbet unveils new online presence

Borbet unveils new online presence

3rd June 2014 | 0 Comments

Alloy wheel manufacturer Borbet marked the start of Reifen 2014 last week with the launch of its new-look website. The www.borbet.de site offers both English and German language options, although at the time of writing some features are only available in German.

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Yokohama, Borbet win Innovation Awards

28th May 2014 | 0 Comments

Messe Essen announced the Reifen 2014 award winners on the evening before the show opened, with Yokohama taking the coveted Innovation Award in the Technology and Products category. The Japanese manufacturer presented its process for the visual representation of the aerodynamic and acoustic rolling behaviour of tyres to the jury, using the Japanese space authority, JAXA’s supercomputer from space research to show that the noise level of a rolling car tyre also depends on flow structures in front of the tyre, which are subjected to a compression effect.

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