Tag: solid tyres

Trelleborg cutting Sri Lanka tyre plant CO2 by 90%

Trelleborg cutting Sri Lanka tyre plant CO2 by 90%

26th April 2019 | 0 Comments

A full reengineering of steam generation equipment at the Trelleborg Wheel Systems plant in Sri Lanka will improve the facility’s environmental footprint as well as its production efficiency. Trelleborg is installing a new biomass boiler at the production site in Makola, near Colombo; it reports that work on this “major investment” has already begun, and the new process will be fully operational from June 2019.

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Solid tyres: ATG launches Galaxy LHD 500 SDS

Solid tyres: ATG launches Galaxy LHD 500 SDS

15th April 2019 | 0 Comments

With the launch of the Galaxy LHD 500 SDS (Severe Duty Solid) at this year’s Bauma show, ATG further extends its portfolio of solid tyres for material handling, construction, mining and waste management applications. The new Galaxy tyre is suited for use on heavy forklifts and wheel loaders working in extreme conditions. ATG says the tyre offers low wear, long service life and long productivity.

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GRI extends First Industrial Tyres partnership

14th August 2018 | 0 Comments

GRI has been in partnership with First Industrial Tyres (FIT) for over 10 years where the two companies have worked together in the aftermarket distribution of GRI material handling tyres in the UK. Now that FIT has expanded into Eire with operations in Dublin, so has the GRI distribution deal.

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Maxam introduces MS708 solid OTR tyre

Maxam introduces MS708 solid OTR tyre

6th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Birmingham headquartered OTR, industrial, construction, and agricultural tyre supplier, Maxam has created what it calls a “first of its kind”, the MS708 solid OTR tyre. The MS708 features “zero maintenance” solid construction, long tread life, high heat resistance, superior wear and cut resistance, softer ride, self-cleaning tread and mounts on standard multi-piece earthmover rims.

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Sun-TWS acquires STARCO Lanka operation

4th June 2018 | 0 Comments

The solid tyre factory established by STARCO in Sri Lanka has been divested to TVS Group company Sun Tyre & Wheel Systems (Sun-TWS) for an undisclosed sum. The STARCO Lanka facility becomes Sun-TWS’ fifth manufacturing plant and, together with expansion programmes at its existing facilities, will help increase overall capacity by 40 per cent – a measure required in order to meet growing global demand.

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Continental streamlines solid tyre range, introduces ‘Plus’ compound

Continental streamlines solid tyre range, introduces ‘Plus’ compound

13th February 2018 | 0 Comments

The rollout of a new Continental solid tyre range for industrial trucks began last month. This new line-up is available in four versions – SC20+, CS20+, CSEasy SC20+ and SH12+ - and all come with Continental’s new ‘Plus’ compound, which is said to combine the advantages of high mileage with low rolling resistance. Continental states it is also streamlining its solid tyre range, bringing benefits to customers with a more transparent, simplified choice of products.

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Sri Lanka rubber sector aiming to become $3 billion a year industry by 2020

Sri Lanka rubber sector aiming to become $3 billion a year industry by 2020

19th January 2018 | 0 Comments

The Sri Lanka Association of Manufacturers and Exporters of Rubber Products (SLAMERP) celebrated its 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Cinnamon Grand Colombo on the 16 January 2018. The association was inaugurated in 1985 in order to offer “comprehensive representation, advocacy and to champion to all manufacturers and exporters of rubber products in Sri Lanka”.

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GRI presents ‘widest’ solid industrial tyre

13th October 2017 | 0 Comments

Sri Lankan off-road tyre maker Global Rubber Industries (GRI) has released what it says is “one of the widest” solid industrial tyres in the industry. The Globestar WT is available in sizes ranging from 4.00-4 to 12.00-20.

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Continental partners with MOL to supply sensor-equipped tyres as OE

Continental partners with MOL to supply sensor-equipped tyres as OE

27th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Continental Commercial Specialty Tyres (CST) and the Belgian specialist for port tow tractors and trailer solutions MOL have announced their cooperation at the TOC fair in Amsterdam. The fair for port, shipping and terminal technology took place from 27 June through to 29 June in Amsterdam.

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MoU implemented: Marangoni sells solid tyre businesses to Onyx

8th May 2017 | 0 Comments

The Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Marangoni Group and Onyx Group in January has now been finalised. With the transaction’s execution, the UAE-based company has acquired all shares in four Marangoni S.p.A. solid tyre businesses. The manufacture of solid tyres will continue at the Marangoni S.p.A. plant in Roverto, Italy, under an off-take agreement with Onyx.

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Brawler HPS Soft Ride: pneumatic tyre comfort & solid tyre life performance

Brawler HPS Soft Ride: pneumatic tyre comfort & solid tyre life performance

27th April 2017 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has introduced a new solid tyre for waste management and recycling applications. The Brawler HPS Soft Ride debuts today at the ‘recycling aktiv’ show in Germany, and will launch across the pond at WasteExpo in New Orleans on 9 May.

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Trelleborg features smart solutions at CeMAT 2016

Trelleborg features smart solutions at CeMAT 2016

31st May 2016 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg Wheel Systems, showcases two intelligent, new solutions for the materials handling market at CeMAT 2016 – the world’s leading trade fair for intralogistics and supply-chain management – being held in Hanover between May 31 and June 3 2016.

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Camso inaugurates Vietnam solid tyre plant

Camso inaugurates Vietnam solid tyre plant

8th March 2016 | 0 Comments

With its new solid tyre plant in Vietnam’s Bình Dương Province, Camso says it aims to “gain leadership position in the Asian material handling market.” The off-road tyre and track specialist completed the 23,000 square metre plant in the town of Tân Uyên within 14 months and views the site as “an ideal location” for further diversifying Camso’s manufacturing operations and improving the company’s competitiveness. The manufacturer adds that the plant is equipped with “best-in-class manufacturing technology.”

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Conti testing Gordonind solid tyre press

26th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Gordonind, the equipment manufacturer, has announced that its Mini Mobile Press for solid tyres is being tested by Continental in Europe. Writing in a statement, the company said: “Gordonind are delighted to announce that the prestigious Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) are now testing the Mini Mobile Press In Europe”. The company explained that the tests are being carried out “with a view to improving and enhancing mobile solid tyre service”.

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Maxam shows new solid tyre range at Recycling Aktiv show

Maxam shows new solid tyre range at Recycling Aktiv show

13th July 2015 | 0 Comments

Maxam showed its new solid tyre range at June’s Recycling Aktiv show at Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden airport in June. It was the first time Maxam has taken part in Recycling Aktiv. Last time, more than 10,000 visitors attended the show and, for the 2015 event, there were over 200 names on the exhibitor list. Live demonstrations form an integral part of the show, including a working scrap metal yard. The Maxam stand was manned by personnel from Interpneu; the company’s dealer in Germany, backed up by members of the senior management team from Maxam in Luxembourg. These included Kevin Buckley, sales manager, Europe; Stefan Blindenberg, business development manager, France & Benelux and Peter Kraus, bdm, Germany, Austria & Switzerland. One visitor to the stand was so impressed with the appearance of the tyres and the breadth of the range that he immediately invited Peter Kraus to his company to talk business.

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