Tag: retreads

Abbey Logistics’ 730 commercial vehicles serviced through Michelin solutions’ Effitires

Abbey Logistics’ 730 commercial vehicles serviced through Michelin solutions’ Effitires

30th March 2016 | 0 Comments

European liquid, bulk powder and palletised road transport specialist Abbey Logistics has signed up its 730 commercial vehicle assets to Effitires by Michelin solutions, describing the tyre management package as “a perfect fit for our operations.”

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Louzán SL to produce Marangoni Ringtread retread tyres in Spain

Louzán SL to produce Marangoni Ringtread retread tyres in Spain

22nd March 2016 | 0 Comments

Marangoni Retreading Systems has announced a new partnership with Spanish retreading partner, Louzán SL. The Galicia-based company, which was formed in the 1940s, offers a range of services for fleets, including retreading, with ten sales outlets for extensive territorial coverage. Marangoni said the partnership reflects the “major changes” taking place in the retreading industry. While the future of the retread manufacturer’s Rovereto remains uncertain, Marangoni has moved to increase its global partnerships in various markets around the world. The company characterises its latest Spanish partnership as an “expansion” of its activities in the country.

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TreadWright tyre tread patent lawsuit settled, says Bridgestone

2nd December 2014 | 0 Comments

A settlement has been reached between Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations and Houston-based TreadWright and TreadWright Tires regarding the alleged infringement of Bridgestone’s licensed design patent rights.

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Marangoni strengthens its service and sales team in turkey

Marangoni strengthens its service and sales team in turkey

5th November 2014 | 0 Comments

Marangoni Retreading Systems appointed Nejat Dagdemir as general manager of its Marangoni Kaucuk Ticaret, Turkish sales subsidiary, which is located in Izmir. With 400,000 retreads a year and around 80 retreaders, Turkey is the sixth biggest European market in terms of the total number of retreads, and second only to Germany regarding cold retreading technology. This means that, with the Marangoni Ringtread and Unitread lines, Marangoni Kaucuk Ticaret has a 20 per cent share of the domestic market - that’s according to company representatives who characterize this as a good level, although less than in other European countries.

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Bridgestone staying strong in a growing truck tyre market

Bridgestone staying strong in a growing truck tyre market

2nd September 2014 | 0 Comments

The good news is that with demand up and with the company selling as big a proportion of retreads as ever, Bridgestone’s UK truck tyre business remains a key player in the UK truck tyre market. In the Republic of Ireland things are even better. However, premium manufacturers like Bridgestone have also seen the rise in the prominence of lower cost alternatives in recent years. While companies like Bridgestone continue to occupy leading positions when it comes to blue-chip and other national fleets, the wider context brings new challenges with it, especially when it comes to countering volume versus value strategies. Tyres & Accessories spoke with Bridgestone UK commercial director Greg Ward in order to find out more.

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