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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Netherlands-based industrial tyre manufacturer Magna Tyres and its official agent in South Korea will supply a “considerable quantity” of M-Straddle tyres to one of the world’s largest container terminals as part of a new one-year contract. Magna Tyres and its agent, Hyoshin Hispec Co. Ltd, signed an official contract with BNCT (Busan New Container Terminal) this week and will provide unspecified but large numbers of the M-Straddle in size 16.00R25 over a 12 month period.