Tag: Carlisle

Pirelli Carlisle not flooded, but firm helping locals during floods

7th December 2015 | 0 Comments

With record amounts of rain falling over the weekend of 5 and 6 December and floods across the Lake District and Cumbria, Pirelli has confirmed that its Carlisle factory has not been flooded, however local disruption has been caused by flooding on many surrounding roads.

Continue Reading

Carlisle adds sizes to floatation tyre range

6th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Carlisle has introduced three new sizes of its Farm Specialist floatation tyre. According to the manufacturer, the extra wide profile design and large load capacity makes the Farm Specialist “perfectly suited for agricultural applications like: silage trailers, manure spreaders, tipping trailers, hay rake machines, hay bailers and harvesting machines.”

Continue Reading

Carlisle introduces new Trail Pro ATV/UTV tyre

Carlisle introduces new Trail Pro ATV/UTV tyre

3rd September 2015 | 0 Comments

The Carlstar Group has introduced the new Carlisle Trail Pro tyre for ATVs, UTVs and Side by Sides. The manufacturer says the Trail Pro provides a smooth ride even on mixed terrain. It features a non-directional, self-cleaning tread pattern for forward and lateral traction as well as improved braking, tread wear and cut resistance. The scalloped shoulder provides additional puncture protection and prevents mud from packing.

Continue Reading

Court appearance for man accused of £100k Pirelli tyre theft

5th August 2015 | 0 Comments

A man accused of selling more than £100,000 worth of stolen Pirelli tyres appeared in Carlisle Crown Court yesterday to answer a charge of conspiracy to commit theft. Barry White was charged in January along with Mark Claxton and Graham Wait, and has pleaded not guilty.

Continue Reading

TGI distributing Carlisle tyres in Latam, Caribbean

9th June 2015 | 0 Comments

Tire Group International (TGI) and Carlstar Group have entered a distribution agreement that will allow TGI to distribute Carlisle branded tyres in Latin America and the Caribbean. TGI will offer both direct factory shipments as well as fill-in from its distribution centre in Miami, Florida.

Continue Reading

Carlstar releases new mixed surface construction tyre

5th May 2015 | 0 Comments

The Carlstar Group has launched the Carlisle Ultra Guard MX. Like the existing Ultra Guard series, the Ultra Guard MX is designed for severe duty applications but is also offers features specifically designed for mixed surface applications.

Continue Reading

Pirelli to pay £196k following employee autoclave death

4th May 2015 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has pleaded guilty to a breach of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 in the case related to the September 2012 death of employee George Falder in an autoclave at the company’s Carlisle factory. The tyre maker has been fined £150,000 and ordered to pay £46,706 in prosecution costs.

Continue Reading

Pirelli sponsors Carlisle rally for 24th consecutive year

Pirelli sponsors Carlisle rally for 24th consecutive year

2nd April 2015 | 0 Comments

Pirelli will once again sponsor the Carlisle Rally which takes place on Saturday, 25 April. This year, the Pirelli Carlisle Rally forms Round Three of the Mintex MSA British Historic Rally Championship and of the West Wales Rally Spares RAC Rally Championship. Pirelli has backed the rally for some 24 years now, which takes place in the home of one of its two factories in Great Britain, along with Burton on Trent.

Continue Reading

John Salvatore the new Carlstar CEO

17th March 2015 | 0 Comments

The Carlstar Group, LLC named John C. Salvatore as chief executive officer on 16 March, with the appointment effective immediately. Dino Cusumano, Partner of American Industrial Partners, Carlstar’s majority shareholder commented: “We are very excited to have John lead Carlstar as its CEO. John brings with him a long history of leadership and accomplishments in […]

Continue Reading

Carlisle becomes Carlstar

6th March 2015 | 0 Comments

Carlisle Transportation Products BV, which produces specialty tyres, wheels, and industrial belts, has changed its European company name to The Carlstar Group BV.  The new name is intended to combine “the strong heritage of the Carlisle brand while reflecting a renewed focus on the company’s future growth.” “The Carlisle brand has been built over a […]

Continue Reading

Three charged with tyre theft from Pirelli’s Carlisle plant

7th January 2015 | 0 Comments

Cumbria Constabulary reports that three men have been charged in connection to a quantity of high performance tyres stolen from Pirelli Tyres’ Dalston Road factory in Carlisle. Barry White, Mark Claxton and Graham Wait have all been charged with conspiracy to commit theft, and will appear at Carlisle Magistrates Court on 12 January 2015. It is understood that the thefts occurred over a period of months.

Continue Reading

Pirelli representatives attend autoclave incident hearing

15th October 2014 | 0 Comments

Pirelli representatives attended a procedural hearing at Carlisle Crown Court on 6 October in the ongoing case related to death of George Falder. The hearing saw the judge sets the timescales for the next steps of the case.

Continue Reading

Pirelli a Top Manufacturer Award finalist

15th October 2014 | 0 Comments

Water awareness at Pirelli’s Carlisle plant has put the company in the running for a prize at The Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2014. Pirelli is on the shortlist as a finalist in the Sustainable Manufacturing category joining the likes of Coca Cola Enterprises; Johnstons Sweepers; the Vallant Group; and Encirc & Capporo Industries.

Continue Reading

Pirelli expands Carlisle warehouse

Pirelli expands Carlisle warehouse

9th September 2014 | 0 Comments

Pirelli has opened an expanded warehouse facility at its Carlisle factory. The move is part of a continued commitment by the company to make significant investment at the Dalston Road site. The new extension, built onto an existing unit, will provide much needed additional storage space for the premium SUV tyres that are manufactured there.

Continue Reading

New Carlisle farm implement tyres

New Carlisle farm implement tyres

15th August 2014 | 0 Comments

Carlisle Transportation Products has released two new heavy duty farm implement tyres intended for fitment on hay rake machines. Both are size 16x6.50-8 tubed fitments; the 6-ply version bears the product code 6A02351 and has a 280 kilogrammes (615lbs) load capacity with a load index of 64, while the 10-ply 6A02361 has a load capacity of 515 kilogrammes (1,140lbs) and load index of 85. Both are A6 speed rated, which means they can be driven at speeds of up to 20mph (30km/h).

Continue Reading

Buy subscriptions, premium industry reports, and business directory entries in our shop. | Dismiss

[ + ]