Tag: retreading

Bibby chose Bandvulc for third consecutive contract

Bibby chose Bandvulc for third consecutive contract

23rd March 2020 | 0 Comments

Prior to Bandvulc’s contract with CSG, in autumn 2019, the fleet tyre and retread specialist entered its third contract term with distribution giant Bibby.

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CSG renews two-year tyre contract with Bandvulc

CSG renews two-year tyre contract with Bandvulc

19th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Waste management group, CSG, has committed to a further two years with Bandvulc, the retread subsidiary of Continental. The decision takes the tyre management contract between the two companies into its seventh year, at a time when fleet numbers across CSG and sister company J&G have risen to close to 150 vehicles.

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Marangoni North America ‘remains operational’

17th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Marangoni Tread North America (MTNA) has communicated that it “remains operational” despite the Covid-19 pandemic. According to MTNA, the company is “committed to providing superior products and services to our customers. We are taking active steps to prevent any interruption in our business processes.”

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Retreader Seryt Tyres reports growth in a time of consolidation and attrition

Retreader Seryt Tyres reports growth in a time of consolidation and attrition

12th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Goodyear’s decision to exit UK retreading in 2015, followed by Continental’s 2016 takeover of Bandvulc and Vaculug’s 2018 acquisition by Zenises Group changed the face of the UK retreading business in just three years. However, while the market has both contracted and consolidated in recent years, a core group of key retreading production bases remain. And while the largest retreading businesses often gain the spotlight, it is worth mentioning fast-growing operations as well. Sussex-based Seryt Tyres is one such company, so Tyres & Accessories got in touch with director Kevin Gillin and marketing manager Olly Townsend in order to find out more.

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Marangoni: production and logistics are operational

Marangoni: production and logistics are operational

11th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Marangoni has confirmed that its production and logistics activities are “running smoothly in all…plants” despite the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak in Italy. Writing in a statement published on 11 March 2020, Marangoni representatives said: “We are therefore able to receive and process the orders while adopting all the necessary procedures to protect the workers’ health. In particular, our company is taking all the actions to be consistent with the measures provided by the responsible Authorities.”

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Marangoni continuing production despite Covid-19 lockdown

9th March 2020 | 0 Comments

Marangoni Group has posted a statement on its twitter feed reassuring customers that its Italian production facilities will continue manufacturing despite the coronavirus (Covid-19) emergency. The statement follows the news that 16 million Italian citizens have been quarantined in the North of the country as a result of the epidemic.

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Retreader Maxrubber seeking a “strong presence” in Europe

Retreader Maxrubber seeking a “strong presence” in Europe

2nd March 2020 | 0 Comments

Malaysian firm Maxrubber Industries Sdn Bhd claims to be the fastest-growing manufacturer of tyre retreading materials, and the company has Europe firmly in its sights. Following what it calls an “extensive period of investment” at its manufacturing facility in Klang, some 25 miles southwest of Kuala Lumpur, Maxrubber has announced the start of a “targeted export drive” with a view to “developing a strong presence in the European market.”

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David Smith returns as Continental UK country manager

David Smith returns as Continental UK country manager

21st February 2020 | 0 Comments

Following the purchase of Bandvulc in the summer of 2016, then managing director David Smith was promoted into the wider international role of Head of Channel Management Distribution and Region, North Europe for Continental. His 2018 promotion followed a 12-year tenure as UK MD that saw turnover at the UK business more than double. The latest news is that he has returned to the UK, so with all this in mind, Tyres & Accessories recently caught up with David Smith in order to talk about his return as well as both Continental and Bandvulc in the UK.

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H&H Industries invests in 51-inch buffer

19th February 2020 | 0 Comments

H&H Industries of Ohio, USA has invested in a TRM Eagle 51 buffer and tread grooving machine as part of its strategy to be a leader in the large OTR tyre market segment. Installation is planned for the third quarter of 2020. 

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£7 million fraud suit brought against Vaculug’s former owners

£7 million fraud suit brought against Vaculug’s former owners

12th February 2020 | 0 Comments

Grantham Capital Ltd, which bought well-known independent retreader Vaculug Traction Tyres 18 months ago, filed a £7.2 million fraud action against Vaculug’s former owners on 16 January 2020.

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Chichester Council extends Bandvulc supply/management contract

Chichester Council extends Bandvulc supply/management contract

9th January 2020 | 0 Comments

Chichester District Council has extended its tyre supply and management contract with Bandvulc for its fleet of 26 Mercedes-Benz ‘Econic’ refuse collection vehicles for a further two years.

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NeroForce appointed Akarmak European distributor

NeroForce appointed Akarmak European distributor

12th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Recently founded retreading machinery supplier NeroForce (based in Leipheim, Southern Germany), has been appointed as exclusive European distributor of Akarmak machines throughout the continent.

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Dunlop Aircraft Tyres considering Indonesia factory

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres considering Indonesia factory

5th December 2019 | 1 Comment

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres Ltd (DATL) is planning to invest 1 trillion rupiah (£54.14 million; 64 million euros; US$70.92 million) in an aircraft tyre retreading factory in Karawang, West Java, Indonesia. According to several local news sources, the retreading factory will be followed by a new aircraft tyre production plant as well.

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Tire Industry Project published ELT report

Tire Industry Project published ELT report

5th December 2019 | 0 Comments

On 4 December 2019 the Tire Industry Project (TIP) published its 2019 report on the global End-of-Life Tyre (ELT) business.

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New European Tyre Label set for May 2021 introduction

New European Tyre Label set for May 2021 introduction

27th November 2019 | 0 Comments

Seven years after the initial introduction of the European Tyre Label, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have decided on the next phase of the European Tyre Label, which is set to be introduced on 1 May 2021. Article 14 of the agreement requires a review of the regulation by June 2025.

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