Tag: industrial tyres

Richard Lyons appointed Trelleborg Wheel Systems UK MD

Richard Lyons appointed Trelleborg Wheel Systems UK MD

17th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has announced that Richard Lyons has been appointed as managing director UK and Ireland for Trelleborg Wheel Systems effective 1 January 2020.

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GRI acquires Australia’s Axis Tyres

11th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Sri Lanka’s Global Rubber Industries (GRI Tires) has acquired Australian tyre supplier Tradefaire International’s industrial tyre business, Axis Tyres Pty Ltd. The acquisition includes Axis locations in Melbourne (Altona and Braeside), Sydney and Adelaide. Together with GRI’s existing branch in Brisbane, the company now operates five sites in Australia.

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New Solideal non-marking press-on forklift tyres

New Solideal non-marking press-on forklift tyres

21st November 2019 | 0 Comments

Camso has launched the Solideal PON 555 NM and PON 550 NM, two new non-marking additions to the Solideal PON series. These new and improved non-marking press-on tyres were developed to deliver increased energy efficiency and thermal performance.

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Continental CST appoints new customer solutions engineer

Continental CST appoints new customer solutions engineer

19th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Jörg Wörner has been named the new customer solutions engineer for earthmover tyres within Continental’s Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) business area. His arrival boosts the technical customer service operation in the EMEA region, which Continental says is “instrumental” in its drive to “focus directly on customers.”

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Report: Yokohama has signed ‘no shop contract’ with Prometeon

19th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Rubber industry news sources have confirmed earlier reports that Yokohama Rubber is in acquisition talks with Prometeon.

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Yokohama to buy ex-Pirelli commercial/industrial tyre business Prometeon

Yokohama to buy ex-Pirelli commercial/industrial tyre business Prometeon

17th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Japanese tyre and rubber manufacturer Yokohama is planning to invest into and even buy Prometeon, the new name for the former Pirelli commercial and industrial tyre manufacturing operation, according to a range of sources. Tyres & Accessories first heard this news in July and then the Italian financial press subsequently suggested that Prometeon’s shareholders were considering restructuring Prometeon’s ownership. Yokohama is understood to be leading the suitors. The official Yokohama/Prometeon investment announcement is expected during the course of the next week or so.

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GRI acquires Nortire OU

GRI acquires Nortire OU

12th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Sri Lanka-based speciality tyre manufacturer GRI reports that it has acquired the Estonia-based Nortire Group. Headquartered in Estonia, with a branch in Latvia and two branches in Lithuania, Nortire is a speciality tyre distributor. According to GRI, the acquisition will further expand the GRI’s global tyre service network, while attaining a significant foothold in the North European tyre market. The news follows a non-acquisition Middle East strategic partnership with Al-Dobowi in April 2019.

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Tyre Boss to make RWM debut

Tyre Boss to make RWM debut

14th August 2019 | 0 Comments

With increasing awareness of waste, an urgency to reduce it and greater global recognition of its impact, the RWM show will be picking up on these themes at the NEC from 11-12 September.

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Continental takes over Netherlands tyre distribution from Pon

17th July 2019 | 0 Comments

As of 1 July, Brussels-based Continental subsidiary Continental Benelux has taken over exclusive distribution of Continental car, van and industrial tyres in the Netherlands from Continental Banden Groep (CBG). Continental Benelux is already responsible for the Continental commercial vehicle tyre range in this market, having taken on direct distribution five years ago.

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Camso honoured as key Toyota partner with two awards

Camso honoured as key Toyota partner with two awards

4th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Two awards from Toyota have been added to Camso’s silverware collection. The off-highway tyre specialist has received the Core Value Award: Respect for People from Toyota Material Handling and the Global Contribution Award from Toyota Industries Corporation.

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Europa Tyres main UK distributor for ATG’s Galaxy brand

Europa Tyres main UK distributor for ATG’s Galaxy brand

21st June 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has announced that, as of this month, Europa Tyres is its main wholesale distributor for the Galaxy tyre brand in mainland UK. Europa Tyres will distribute the complete Galaxy range, including radial OTR and solid tyres.

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Free online OTR tyre library launched

20th June 2019 | 0 Comments

On 14 June 102 psi launched The Global OTR Library, a free online resource of OTR tyre information. According to the project’s founder, 102 psi, the library makes “multi-brand technical OTR tyre information available at the touch of a button”.

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Tyre Boss helps B&B Skips fit TY Cushion Solids

Tyre Boss helps B&B Skips fit TY Cushion Solids

12th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Beccles-based B&B Skips, which is part of the Radical Waste Group, recently bought a high specification JCB 437 Wastemaster from Watling JCB. The used model came with brand-new pneumatic tyres. However, business owner Julian Knights wanted a set of puncture-free alternatives to ensure the machine could work free from the risk of damage and downtime in the harsh environment of the waste sector.

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Camso focuses on traction, durability with MPT 732

Camso focuses on traction, durability with MPT 732

11th June 2019 | 0 Comments

A new Camso tyre has been introduced for the agro-industrial market. The Camso MPT 732 is a multi-purpose cross-ply tyre developed to meet the requirements of end users in Europe and other markets in the EMEA region. Camso says the MPT 732 has been “engineered for exceptional traction, stability and durability under a variety of conditions.”

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Conti investing 100 million euros expanding OTR tyre production in Portugal

Conti investing 100 million euros expanding OTR tyre production in Portugal

11th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental is investing roughly 100 million euros in the expansion of its Lousado, Portugal radial earthmoving and port tyres production facilities. As a result of the investment, the newly-expanded plant, which will continue to focus on production of tyres with diameters over 24 inches, more than 100 new jobs will be created.

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