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Magna Tyres Group opens USA office

Magna Tyres Group opens USA office

16th September 2019 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group shares that it has opened a sales office in the USA. Its premises in Fort Lauderdale, Florida opened on 1 September and is the company’s second office in North America. Magna Tyres Group has been present in the region since establishing a sales office in Canada at the start of this year.

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Magna Tyres Group: ‘world’s fastest growing OTR tyre company’

Magna Tyres Group: ‘world’s fastest growing OTR tyre company’

24th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group’s Bauma 2019 exhibition was used by the Dutch company to demonstrate its fast-growing position in the OTR tyre segment. Exhibiting its products, including 18 OTR, port, industrial, and truck tyres, from a two-level stand with a 30m screen, the show was also used as the platform for the official launch of its new construction range.

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Capacity to double at Magna Tyres’ Netherlands plant – again

Capacity to double at Magna Tyres’ Netherlands plant – again

13th November 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s only a couple of months since we last reported a capacity increase at the Magna Tyres Group factory in Hardenberg, the Netherlands, however the company has now announced its intention to implement another OTR tyre expansion project. While the last expansion focused on increasing 26.5R25 and 29.5R25 capacity, this time round Magna Tyres will increase 17.5R25, 20.5R25 and 23.5R25 production – capacity for these is expected to reach 7,000 tyres in 2019. Magna Tyres Group comments that this growth is in keeping with its 2018 to 2023 business plan.

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US market receives first Magna OTR tyre production from Thailand

US market receives first Magna OTR tyre production from Thailand

8th November 2018 | 0 Comments

One way of avoiding anti-dumping duties applicable to tyres imported from China is not to import tyres from China. This is what Magna Tyre Group is now doing in the USA – the company is meeting increased demand for OTR tyres in this market by expanding its production capacity in Thailand. Tyres made in this facility, comments Magna, are don’t attract tariffs in the USA and thus offer the opportunity for the company to “massively increase our presence on American market.”

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Magna Tyres introduces MA02+ for ADTs

Magna Tyres introduces MA02+ for ADTs

23rd August 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest product launched by Magna Tyres Group is a new tyre for articulated dump trucks operating in moderate and difficult conditions. The Magna MA02+ is available in the popular size 875/65R29 and, according to the manufacturer, has been designed to optimise productivity in the harshest environments.

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Magna Tyres doubles OTR tyre capacity in Netherlands plant

Magna Tyres doubles OTR tyre capacity in Netherlands plant

7th August 2018 | 0 Comments

When Magna Tyres Group officially commenced production at its Obo Tyres plant in Hardenberg, the Netherlands on 11 January, Obo general manager Peter Schrijver told us that high levels of efficiency, lower transport costs and lower import duties make it “very cost effective” for Magna Tyres to manufacture in Europe. He also said that Magna had placed a further order for 23-, 26- and 29-inch presses and would undertake measures to effectively double capacity. Just over half a year on, the company has completed its first expansion in Hardenberg. According to Magna Tyres, OTR tyre production capacity is almost twice what it was at the start of the year.

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Magna AG23 for agricultural trucks and trailers

Magna AG23 for agricultural trucks and trailers

2nd August 2018 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group has released another ‘Made in Holland’ tyre, the Magna AG23. The product that rolls out of the company’s plant in Hardenberg, the Netherlands is specifically designed for fitment on agricultural trucks and trailers and features a tread design optimised for agricultural and transport applications.

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Magna Tyres Group enjoying continued growth

Magna Tyres Group enjoying continued growth

17th July 2018 | 0 Comments

The concept is beautiful in its simplicity – listen to customers and respond quickly to their needs. For many companies, this is easier said than done. Not so for Magna Tyres Group. The Netherlands-based earthmover and off-highway tyre specialist maintains short decision-making paths and prides itself in its flexibility. For Michael de Ruijter, these qualities reflect the Magna Tyres culture of “doing things our own way.”

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Magna MA04+ OTR tyre range released

Magna MA04+ OTR tyre range released

19th April 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest generation of OTR tyre for rigid dump trucks from Magna Tyres is now available. Called the Magna MA04+, the E4 tread radial is designed for surface mine applications and is produced in seven popular sizes, 27.00R49, 33.00R51, 37.00R57, 40.00R57, 46/90R57, 50/80R57 and 59/80R63. Compound options include cut resistant (A), heat resistant (B) and standard (S).

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Made in Holland: Magna Tyres starts production at reopened Obo factory

Made in Holland: Magna Tyres starts production at reopened Obo factory

15th January 2018 | 0 Comments

European manufacture of certain products in the Magna Tyres range began last week at the company’s Obo Tyres plant in the Netherlands. Tyrepress.com was there and will report on the reopening of the Obo site as well as Magna’s plans for the facility, but the headline news is that three Magna Tyres products will now be made in Holland. These are the Magna MA02 in size 29.5R25, Magna M-Terrain in size 26.5R25 and a new tyre line, the Magna AG24 in size 24R20.5.

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Magna supplying heavy-duty OTR tyres around the world

2nd October 2017 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group has supplied new tyres to a variety of projects on three continents. In Portugal, the company is providing its 17.5R25 MA05 for a tunnelling project on a Wagner/Atlas Copco Underground Loader, after previously proving a low cost price per hour and durability in past contracts.

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Magna Tyre Group introduces MA11 for compact wheel loaders

Magna Tyre Group introduces MA11 for compact wheel loaders

9th May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Magna Tyres Group has launched its new tyre for compact wheel loaders, the Magna MA11. The radial tyre features an E2/L2 tread pattern designed for construction applications, such as roads, residential housing, and commercial properties, and landscaping. It is the latest addition to the Magna product range and is available in tyre sizes 365/70R18, 405/70R18, and 405/70R20.

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OBO acquires MTP Tyres Benelux distribution rights

1st July 2016 | 0 Comments

OBO Tyres has acquired the exclusive distribution rights for the OTR brand MTP Tyres in the Benelux region. The brand offers new tyres for a wide range of applications, including articulated dump trucks, graders, loaders, cranes, and dump trucks. OBO states that the distribution rights fills a gap in its portfolio of products for its extended home market.

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“Cost per mile and hour is excellent” – Magna Tyres Group challenges users to see what its tyres can do

“Cost per mile and hour is excellent” – Magna Tyres Group challenges users to see what its tyres can do

20th May 2016 | 0 Comments

The global OTR market of a decade ago differed vastly from that of today. Mining tyres from established manufacturers were rarer than precious metals, used OTR tyres were changing hands for more than the retail new tyre price, and desperate machinery manufacturers even resorted to delivering equipment to customers sans tyres. In response to this […]

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Bauma debut for Magna MA03+

Bauma debut for Magna MA03+

29th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group will launch a new tyre for crane applications at this year’s Bauma show. The Magna MA03+ radial is available in three popular sizes, 385/95R25, 445/95R25 and 525/80R25, and is said to be optimised fuel economy and operator comfort.

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