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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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Michelin launches new Xtra FlexLife tyre for earthmovers with evolving tread pattern

Michelin launches new Xtra FlexLife tyre for earthmovers with evolving tread pattern

17th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Michelin is introducing a new generation of tyre for the earthmover market optimised for loaders, graders and articulated dump trucks. The new Michelin Xtra FlexLife range will be launched in July 2019 in 29.5 R25 and 875/65 R29 sizes for the original equipment and replacement markets, with an additional five sizes joining the line-up in 2020. The manufacturer states the tyre has been designed to extend tyre life, improve traction and deliver better comfort and stability versus the generation of products they replace.

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Double Coin Thailand up to speed

17th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Double Coin has announced that the tyre manufacturer’s Thailand manufacturing facility is now working at full capacity to producing truck and OTR tyres.

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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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Tyre Boss exhibiting at Plantworx

Tyre Boss exhibiting at Plantworx

3rd June 2019 | 0 Comments

Tyre Boss Ltd, has confirmed it is exhibiting at the Plantworx Show for the first time and is looking forward to welcoming visitors to stand EB8. As well as supplying cushion solid tyres for waste and recycling applications, Tyre Boss has access to an extensive range of pneumatic OTR tyres for construction, earthmoving and industrial applications that don’t require a sold tyre solution. The company specialises in conversions for all types of machinery and equipment and supplies throughout the UK and Europe.

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A day in the life with Bridgestone OTR major accounts manager Rob Cole

A day in the life with Bridgestone OTR major accounts manager Rob Cole

28th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s OTR major accounts manager Rob Cole is celebrating his 30th anniversary with the world’s largest tyre manufacturer. He spoke exclusively with Tyres & Accessories about his role at the company – and the changes he has encountered over the years.

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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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Nokian Ground Kare – a “good compromise” for excavator applications

Nokian Ground Kare – a “good compromise” for excavator applications

22nd May 2019 | 0 Comments

A single tyre solution is seldom optimal for all excavator applications, and that is why Nokian Tyres aims to offer a range that covers different surfaces and demands. The latest addition to its line-up is the Nokian Ground Kare.

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Triangle showing new ranges at Autopromotec 2019

Triangle showing new ranges at Autopromotec 2019

17th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Triangle is exhibiting products including a new winter UHP pattern, two tyres from the European truck range and one OTR product. Specifically, Triangle is giving its Snowlink PL02 UHP asymmetric winter pattern its European debut. According to the company, this tyre offers excellent handling performance and grip on wet and snowy roads. And what’s more, it is expected to help boost sales during the next winter period.

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Continental targets full solutions provision for port industry alongside new tyre portfolio

Continental targets full solutions provision for port industry alongside new tyre portfolio

15th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental will introduce its new radial port tyre portfolio at this year's TOC Europe in Rotterdam. Developed to meet the demands of vehicles used for terminal operations, the newly expanded port portfolio is specifically designed for load and carry applications. The company also emphasises its service provision and aim to become a full solutions provider for port operations, referencing its slogan, ‘Every move you make’. Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) will show its complete port product range at the trade fair, including V.ply tyres, radial tyres, and digital solutions on 18-20 June at booth D72 in Hall 1 at Rotterdam Ahoy.

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Conti presents customised ContiEarth tyres for machinery operating in harsh conditions

Conti presents customised ContiEarth tyres for machinery operating in harsh conditions

15th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Continental has continued the process of providing a complete service solution for the OTR segment, introducing a new ContiEarth range of tyres tuned for various applications and its latest tyre monitoring technology for a sector defined by its variable operating conditions. OTR tyres are often used to extract and haul raw materials on gravelly, rocky or sandy terrain, or transport building materials on unpaved roads at construction sites: for these and other applications, they can be mounted on a wide variety of construction vehicles and machinery.

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ATG introduces latest OTR tyres for backhoe, skid steer to heavy loaders, forklifts

ATG introduces latest OTR tyres for backhoe, skid steer to heavy loaders, forklifts

15th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Alliance Tire Group (ATG) present its latest Alliance and Galaxy branded OTR products for a wide range of machines, from backhoe and skid steer loaders to excavators, heavy loaders and forklifts, at BAUMA. The newest tyres included the Galaxy LHD 500 SDS for heavy forklifts and wheel loaders and the Alliance A585 for compact and backhoe loaders. The company said its exhibition represented a strong cross-section of its high-performance portfolio for a broad range of operations and machines, offered at a price-point to target value for money.

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Vaculug appoints new OTR sales manager

Vaculug appoints new OTR sales manager

14th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Vaculug, Europe’s largest independent retreader, has expanded its OTR sales team with the addition of Alan Robin to head up off–the–road tyres as OTR sales manager for the South of England.

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Goodyear announces $36M investment in OTR production

Goodyear announces $36M investment in OTR production

10th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Goodyear highlighted its latest off-the-road (OTR) products and solutions for the construction machinery industry at BAUMA, including the public debut of its recently launched OMNITRAC ranges of steer and drive tyres for mixed service trucks. At BAUMA, Goodyear highlighted its EMTrack OTR tyre performance monitoring system and the TL-4A OTR tyre for articulated dump trucks and scrapers. The company also announced that it will make a $36 million investment at its manufacturing plant in Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg.

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Bridgestone exemplifies premium full-service approach at BAUMA 2019

Bridgestone exemplifies premium full-service approach at BAUMA 2019

10th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Bridgestone’s approach to BAUMA, a leading global trade fair for the construction and mining markets, exemplified the current megatrends prevalent among premium tyre brand manufacturers in the OTR sector – indeed in most tyre segments – highly specialised products with a range of services developed to support end users; or to use Bridgestone’s own term, solutions. The manufacturer said that it is committed to support customers by identifying and solving the challenges of a business, and world, in rapid transformation.

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