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Nokian Tyres unveils Forest King TRS 2+

Nokian Tyres unveils Forest King TRS 2+

9th October 2019 | 0 Comments

The latest Nokian forestry tyre is on its way, and Nokian Tyres says it offers “true next generation features for six-wheel forestry machinery”. The Nokian Forest King TRS 2+ will be available from the end of 2019 in sizes 600/65-34, 710/55-34 and 710/70-34. Furthermore, Nokian Tyres has added new sizes to its Forest King F2 and Forest King TRS lines.

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Alliance tyre nominated for Agritechnica Systems & Components Trophy

Alliance tyre nominated for Agritechnica Systems & Components Trophy

24th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Following on from the Alliance 389 MPT’s receipt of an Agritechnica Innovation Award Silver Medal last week, the focus now shifts to another innovation in the Alliance tyre portfolio. The Alliance Forestar 344 ELIT has been nominated for the Agritechnica ‘Systems and Components Trophy – Engineers’ Choice’.

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ATG presents new Alliance solutions for farming & forestry

ATG presents new Alliance solutions for farming & forestry

27th August 2019 | 0 Comments

Innovation is important when the market is buoyant. And important when it isn’t. How we’ll end up remembering 2019 still remains to be seen, however Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has positioned itself well against the market’s foibles – with innovative, new products. In 2018, the off-highway tyre specialist strengthened its industrial tyre portfolio and grew […]

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Nokian Tyres: Investment in capacity, R&D on schedule

Nokian Tyres: Investment in capacity, R&D on schedule

18th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Plans announced over the past year and a half to extend the Nokian Tyres commercial factory in Nokia, Finland and construct a new R&D centre on the site are “taking shape on time”, reports the tyre maker. Nokian expects the R&D facility to be ready this year and for the factory to achieve full capacity in 2021.

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Alliance 398 MPT: ATG’s ‘turning point’ for the agri and forestry sectors

Alliance 398 MPT: ATG’s ‘turning point’ for the agri and forestry sectors

12th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group claims to have written “a new chapter in the history of efficient transportation” with the release of its Alliance 398 MPT multi-purpose tyre for trucks used in agricultural and forestry applications. The tubeless 398 MPT was developed to provide optimum traction and soil protection when off-road as well as speeds of up to 100 km/h and excellent driving stability on the road. The result, says ATG, is shorter work cycles as well as time and labour savings.

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Nokian Tyres building off-highway tyre R&D centre

Nokian Tyres building off-highway tyre R&D centre

21st November 2018 | 0 Comments

According to Nokian Tyres, global demand for premium heavy tyres is rising and new, larger tyres for bulkier machinery need to be developed. To meet this demand, the tyre maker’s Nokian Heavy Tyres unit will erect a new research and development centre in Nokia, Finland next year.

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Trelleborg increases agricultural, construction tyre prices 14%

31st March 2017 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg will increase its agricultural, forestry, and construction products by an average of 14 per cent. Trelleborg states that raw materials have faced a price increase of approximately 50 per cent, compared to the average price in 2016.

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Michelin off-road X Force range expands with launch of X Force ZL

Michelin off-road X Force range expands with launch of X Force ZL

1st March 2017 | 0 Comments

Michelin’s new X Force ZL for military and civilian all-terrain trucks boast the highest tyre load-carrying capacity on the market. The product, suitable for such vehicles as airport fire tenders, will therefore receive a significant payload advantage when fitting the deep tread tyres.

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Trelleborg sponsors Wisconsin, USA Ponsse demo day

Trelleborg sponsors Wisconsin, USA Ponsse demo day

29th June 2016 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg has sponsored global leader in forest machines manufacturing, Ponsse North America, at its live demonstration at the Crandon International Off-Road Raceway in Wisconsin, USA.

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Logger King LS-2: Nokian Tyres’ new full-tree forestry workhorse

Logger King LS-2: Nokian Tyres’ new full-tree forestry workhorse

15th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Nokian Tyres describes its new skidder tyre, the Logger King LS-2, as the “ultimate workhorse for full-tree forestry work.” The all-new range is available in five sizes – 23.1-26, 28L-26, 24.5-32, 30.5L-32 and 35.5L-32 – with an ‘Extreme’ version available for extra demanding forestry applications at times when, as Nokian says, “normal is just not enough.”

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Pirelli truck tyres separating and merging with Aeolus/ChemChina

Pirelli truck tyres separating and merging with Aeolus/ChemChina

21st March 2016 | 0 Comments

Pirelli’s Chinese owner ChemChina has officially entered into negotiations relating to the separating out the Italian firm’s truck tyre business in order to combine it with Aeolus and the three other ChemChina-owned tyre businesses.

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Mitas to unveil municipal tyres with cascade tread lugs at Agritechnica

Mitas to unveil municipal tyres with cascade tread lugs at Agritechnica

3rd November 2015 | 0 Comments

Mitas will unveil new High Capacity Municipal (HCM) tyres for urban use at Hanover’s Agritechnica show, the manufacturer has announced. Presenting the 540/80R38 HCM tyre as the first size representing Mitas’ future expansion into the municipal tyre segment, the company will host guests on stand E29 in Hall 3. The initial four sizes of Mitas HCM tyres will be available on the market in 1Q 2016.

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Trelleborg announces 7-10% price increase on agricultural, forestry tyres

20th April 2015 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has announced a seven-to-ten per cent price increase on its tyres for agricultural, forestry and light agricultural applications in Europe.

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Trelleborg launches European Road Show at SIMA 2015

Trelleborg launches European Road Show at SIMA 2015

27th February 2015 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg has launched its European Road Show 2015 at SIMA 2015, with one-day events planned in Italy, Sweden, Germany, Poland, France, Spain and the UK. The manufacturer says the roadshow will provide multiple field demonstrations of how farming professionals can enhance their operations and protect the future of their businesses. Trelleborg’s ‘Blue Box’ interactive mobile stand will also provide visitors with information about its range of digital tools.

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Kirkby pushing brands harder from expanded site

8th January 2015 | 0 Comments

Liverpool wholesaler Kirkby Tyres, a market leader in the UK agricultural tyre sector, has recently expanded, purchasing a further three acres adjacent to its site for the expansion of warehousing and logistics. The company now has nearly 10 acres at its HQ; the latest development represented significant growth. “Support from our key suppliers is enabling Kirkby to expand in the OE and aftermarket within the UK and Ireland,” MD Dave Dorrity told Tyres & Accessories. The wholesaler supplies Alliance, BKT and Malhotra brand tyres to the segment, as well as becoming the exclusive Trelleborg wholesaler for the UK last year. Ahead of LAMMA, Dorrity gave T&A a rundown of current activities with its major brands, as well as detailing a new deal with Linglong.

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