Tag: OTR tyres

The ingredients for perfect OTR tyre repair

The ingredients for perfect OTR tyre repair

6th April 2020 | 0 Comments

OTR tyres that last longer save users money, observes Monaflex Repair Systems. An important factor determining tyre lifespan is the quality of repairs made to tyres. The company behind the Monaflex system thus poses the following question - how do you achieve the best possible tyre repairs? It encourages everyone undertaking OTR tyre repairs to consider six key points.

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Five new Alliance 585 sizes

Five new Alliance 585 sizes

31st March 2020 | 0 Comments

Last year, Alliance Tire Group (ATG) launched the Alliance 585 for telehandler, backhoe and compact loader applications. The tyre maker reports that the initial size 460/70R24 tyre is already a bestseller within its range - and it has now added an additional Alliance 585 sizes.

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Trelleborg reorganisation brings greater prominence to tyres

Trelleborg reorganisation brings greater prominence to tyres

27th March 2020 | 0 Comments

At the end of February, Trelleborg invited key dealers to the company’s Swedish homeland in order to further develop connections with its UK distributors and share the details of recent developments at the well-known agricultural and off-road tyre and wheel manufacturer. Tyres & Accessories spoke with Trelleborg’s Agricultural Segment Leader – EMEA, Bruce Lauder in order to find out more.

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Hillhead 2020 postponed until 22-24 June 2021

Hillhead 2020 postponed until 22-24 June 2021

19th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Hillhead 2020 is postponed until 22-24 June 2021. The biannual show for the quarrying, construction, and recycling industries had been due to take place at Hillhead Quarry in Buxton, Derbyshire in June, but has been put back a year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This in turn has led the organiser to put back its complementary biannual show, Peterbrough’s Plantworx 2021, until June 2022.

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Trelleborg: production unaffected

16th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems reports that it has moved to general remote working in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Writing in a letter to customers sent by email, the company affirmed that employees will still be available by phone and email and that “availability of agricultural tyres is still assured”.

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2020 budget brings biggest inward investment in 30 years

2020 budget brings biggest inward investment in 30 years

12th March 2020 | 0 Comments

In what has, for obvious reasons, been dubbed a Covid-19 budget, new UK Chancellor the Exchequer (the Right Honorable Rishi Sunak MP) promised the highest levels of inward investment for 30 years including a number of initiatives that will help small and medium-sized business such as tyre retailers and garages.

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Elie Sleiman to head Magna Tyres’ Oceania & SE Asia business

Elie Sleiman to head Magna Tyres’ Oceania & SE Asia business

26th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Magna Tyres Group has appointed Elie Sleiman General Manager of its Singapore office, effective 1 March. Sleiman will lead sales within the Oceania & South East Asia region and has responsibility for extending the Magna brand presence, distribution network, and will focus on developing strong customer relationships.

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Aeolus producing 57-inch OTR tyres

Aeolus producing 57-inch OTR tyres

17th February 2020 | 0 Comments

At the end of January 2020, Aeolus Tyres announced that the company successfully broke the 57-inch radial OTR tyre barrier. The Aeolus 46/90R57 AG01 earthmover tyre is now the “largest engineering radial tyre” that the company has ever produced.

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Yokohama Prometeon bid nearing completion, Aeolus Tyres now involved

7th February 2020 | 0 Comments

In September 2019, Tyrepress.com broke the news that Yokohama is set to buy the ex-Pirelli industrial tyre business Prometeon. Back then, we reported that the deal was at an advanced stage and could be completed before the end of 2019. That clearly didn’t happen, but the deal is still live and the latest news is that it is nearing completion, but now also involves Aeolus Tyres.

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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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Guizhou Tire begins $350 million construction project on two China factories

7th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Guizhou Tire recently broke ground on two new tyre production facilities near the firm’s headquarters in Guizhou, Guiyang province. According to Asian Rubber Journal reports, when operational, the first - a $307 million plant - is expected to generate nearly $426 million annually. Capacity is salted to be 3 million truck tyres a year.

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ToughTech’s expansion supported by £100,000 NPIF investment

ToughTech’s expansion supported by £100,000 NPIF investment

13th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) firm ToughTech has received a £100,000 investment from NPIF – BFS & MSIF Microfinance, managed by GC Business Finance and MSIF and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

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Mahansaria Tyres comments on EATD acquisition

Mahansaria Tyres comments on EATD acquisition

18th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Commenting on its agreement in principle to buy a majority stake in European Agriculture Tyre Distributor (EATD), Mahansaria Tyres Private Limited (MTPL) states that it intends to build a global, market leading off-highway tyre business. MTPL describes the acquisition as its first step towards building its distribution network in Europe and developing EATD into “a leading" European distributor. EATD has also announced that it will distribute MTPL tyres in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland, along with continuing to act as a distributor for Tianli tyres.

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EATD to distribute Mahansaria off-highway tyres in 8 European markets

EATD to distribute Mahansaria off-highway tyres in 8 European markets

14th November 2019 | 0 Comments

EATD recently disclosed plans to bring a new investor on board, and when we spotted Yogesh Mahansaria visiting the distributor’s stand at Agritechnica 2019 the list of potential investor candidates suddenly became a whole lot shorter. Mahansaria is indeed the new investor; EATD confirms that Mahansaria Tyres Private Limited (MTPL) has reached an in-principle agreement to acquire a major stake in the company.

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Better late than never: Bridgestone opens Thailand OTR plant

Better late than never: Bridgestone opens Thailand OTR plant

25th October 2019 | 0 Comments

A ceremony was held yesterday to mark the official opening of Bridgestone’s new OTR tyre factory in Thailand, marking the conclusion of a long and at times less than certain construction and preparation programme. The ceremony was attended by Bridgestone Group executives as well as members of the Board of Investment, Thailand, Rayong Province, and Japanese Embassy.

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