Italmatic has announced the acquisition of Roverto, Italy-based Go Energy Srl (previously SD Meccanica), a specialist in the field of tyre manufacturing robotics. The acquisition adds to Italmatic’s status as a global leader in terms of technology and comprehensiveness of the range of machinery and accessories it offers the tyre retreading and repair industries.
TECH Europe has partnered with Italmatic as its new distributor in Italy. According to the company, the news means Italmatic is “positioned now more than ever to offer a complete line of tyre repair materials and wheel service solutions to the Italian market, which includes everything from motorbike to OTR repairs, along with the essential chemicals and tools to ensure a safe and high quality repair”.
Tyre repair material and tyre pressure monitoring system specialist Italmatic has launched its latest generation of aftermarket TPMS solution. With the Italsensor 3.0evo, Italmatic aims to “raise the standards in the TPMS aftermarket.” Italsensor 3.0evo is suitable for use with 99 per cent of the European car parc and is programmable through most popular tools, including ATEQ.
Italmatic has introduced a new model of Italsensor that is available now with a variable angle 0-40°. According to the company, “the product has the same design as EZ 2.0 from Schrader”, which means – in Italmatic’s words – it is: “extremely compact electronics, light…and top quality…
Italmatic, an Italy-based leader in the production of balancing weights and tyre shop materials, reports that it recently released a complete line of patches and curing chemical products.
Coming at the same time as Italmatic’s 50th anniversary, the company says it decided to strengthen the image of its products, its brand and the completeness of the range offered with a series of novelties following each other during the year. Foremost is the recently revealed TPMS sensor, Italsensor.
Italian TPMS specialist Italmatic, through its TPMSEuroShop division, has released a new programmable universal wireless TPMS sensor that is produced exclusively in the UK for the company by Schrader Electronics. The new italsensor, says Italmatic, provides a “European quality” alternative to sensors imported from the Far East.
Italmatic, the Italian tyre manufacturing equipment maker, has revealed plants to present two new machines on its stand (B76, hall 22) at Autopromotec 2015, which will be held in Bologna in May. Characterising the event as “very significant news confirming its role of leader in the worldwide market”, Italmatic representatives explained that the firm will be showing a new buffer and a new tyre builder during the exhibition.
Visitors to October’s Brityrex International exhibition will have the opportunity to catch up with the latest and most advanced garage and workshop equipment from a number of leading specialist suppliers. Among them will be Hofmann Megaplan, who will be unveiling and demonstrating a number of innovative new products at the Manchester show. These include the megaline Ssence 3D Wheel Aligner, the latest generation alignment system, which uses 3D ‘Camera and Target’ technology. The Ssence is fast and easy to operate, thanks to software designed to make life as easy for the operator as possible by minimising unnecessary procedures. The system is available in two versions, the economically-priced 400, or the ultra-advanced 600, with 32-inch display and automatic camera bar.
The Tire Repair & Information Bureau reports that US-based company Tesco Italmatic LLC has signed an exclusive agreement with Germany’s Steinbichler to sell and service the company’s passenger car, light commercial vehicle, truck, aviation and OTR shearography machinery in the Americas. Tesco Italmatic is said to be “excited” to supply the retreading industry with the Steinbichler range.
Italmatic Group has entered into a Joint Venture with Tesco of America Inc., the US based supplier to the automotive and tyre sector. The joint venture will be renamed as Tesco Italmatic LLC, with headquarters in Oakland Park, Florida, USA. According to the company, the partnership will focus on “making a strong statement for the distribution of Italmatic products in the North, Central and South American regions, offering a wide and complete range of products and services.”
Tesco of America – no relation to the UK-based retail giant – has signed an exclusive service parts, support and sales agreement with Italmatic. Under the agreement, Tesco of America will serve as representative for the Italian firm’s truck, OTR and passenger car tyre retreading equipment in the US, Central America, South America and the Caribbean regions.
Italian firm Italmatic has been engaged in the manufacture of tyre retreading machinery since 1967. Today, the company operates two factories; its Cassina de’ Pecchi plant, just outside the city of Milan, produces inspection machines, buffers, builders, extruders, buffing blades, wheels, while the Capannori facility near Lucca specalises in autoclaves, presses and moulds. Italmatic says it is the only company capable of supplying machinery for the retreading of any kind of tyre and for any requirement from A to Z, through the supply of complete turnkey plants.
Harmonic Energy Inc. has identified Italmatic as the preferred tyre manufacturing equipment supplier for all of its facilities. The company reports that it came to this decision after reviewing the top equipment suppliers for tyre manufacturing. Harmonic has identified Italmatic Tyre, which is based in Italy, as the premier choice for highest quality and safety for production of what it calls re-new automotive tyres.
Italmatic Italy reports that it has taken over MGT Tyre, an OTR and aviation tyre retreading equipment manufacturer, in a deal that includes the brand and the related technology and know-how. Dr. Massimo Ghitturi, CEO of Italmatic Italy, pointed out that the takeover of MGT forms part of the company’s plans to invest in its technology and human resources with a view to becoming “the leading company in the worldwide retreading equipment market.”