Tag: specialist tyres

Al Saeedi Group hosts Camso customer meeting

Al Saeedi Group hosts Camso customer meeting

Tuesday 8th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Al Saeedi Group has held a meeting with its Camso, formerly Camoplast Solideal, tyre customers. The event was chaired by Ferreol Tournebize, Camso zone director for Middle East Africa; Majid Tamoutounour, business development manager Middle East Africa; and Anish Malattiri, director, Al Saeedi Group.

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Bandvulc launches Tugmaster all-position yard tyre

Bandvulc launches Tugmaster all-position yard tyre

Wednesday 15th June 2016 | 0 Comments

Bandvulc has added a new product to its range of specialist tyres, joining the manufacturer’s Wastemaster concept. The Tugmaster is an all-position yard tyre, featuring Bandvulc’s Armorband technology to protect against sidewall damage and a high polymer rubber compound to provide more resistance to punctures. Armorband technology is unique to Bandvulc’s products, offering protection around […]

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Dunlop Aircraft Tyres receives global business boost with FAA certification

Tuesday 16th February 2016 | 0 Comments

The Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has approved Dunlop Aircraft Tyres’ facilities in China and the USA. The FAA-14 CFR Part 145 approval means operators of US-registered commercial aircraft are able to fit the company’s products. The company has a global tyre distribution and retreading network, and is opening its first distribution and retreading facility in North America in order to support aircraft operators throughout the Americas.

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Mitas to unveil municipal tyres with cascade tread lugs at Agritechnica

Mitas to unveil municipal tyres with cascade tread lugs at Agritechnica

Tuesday 3rd November 2015 | 0 Comments

Mitas will unveil new High Capacity Municipal (HCM) tyres for urban use at Hanover’s Agritechnica show, the manufacturer has announced. Presenting the 540/80R38 HCM tyre as the first size representing Mitas’ future expansion into the municipal tyre segment, the company will host guests on stand E29 in Hall 3. The initial four sizes of Mitas HCM tyres will be available on the market in 1Q 2016.

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Maxam moves operational team to Sailun Europe’s UK office, plans expansion

Maxam moves operational team to Sailun Europe’s UK office, plans expansion

Friday 30th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Maxam has announced its strategic intent to grow global sales and market shares following completion of an intensive review of its operations. One result of this review has been the move of the operational support team from Luxembourg to Birmingham, where it will link up with the Sailun Jinyu European team, and stand in very close proximity to the nearby Sailun European Research and Development facility. In order to achieve its overall objective, the OTR tyre manufacturer has also planned number of initiatives.

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Kings Road Tyres expands portfolio with Blacklion PCR, Kingstone Turf/ATV ranges

Kings Road Tyres expands portfolio with Blacklion PCR, Kingstone Turf/ATV ranges

Friday 9th October 2015 | 0 Comments

Kings Road Tyres has added the Blacklion passenger car range and new Turf/ATV tyres from its Kingstone house brand to its portfolio. Already the exclusive distributor of Blacklion’s TBR range, KRT has extended its stock with the Sailun-produced brand’s PCR products. KRT describes Kingstone, first introduced in 1987, as being among the very first house brands developed exclusively by a UK wholesaler. The development of a new range of 50 turf and all-terrain vehicle tyres is a reflection of KRT’s strategic decision to grow its business in this specialist market.

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Dunlop Aircraft Tyres tells UK business minister of export sales growth plans

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres tells UK business minister of export sales growth plans

Thursday 3rd September 2015 | 0 Comments

Business minister Anna Soubry visited Dunlop Aircraft Tyres’ Birmingham plant to hear how the manufacturer’s further investment plans will help it expand its product range and increase international sales. The world’s only specialist manufacturer and retreader of aircraft tyres was one of four companies in the West Midlands that the minister visited during a fact-finding day in the region.

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Tyre labelling ‘debacle’; ‘4-6.5m part worn tyre sales’

Tyre labelling ‘debacle’; ‘4-6.5m part worn tyre sales’

Thursday 27th November 2014 | 0 Comments

RH Claydon’s John Parker gave his first Tyre Wholesalers Group speech as chairman at the group’s annual lunch in November. Parker covered the current state of the market, before summing up current views on part worn tyres and tyre labelling, the latter of which he labelled a “debacle”. Attending the event, Tyres & Accessories reports the contents of Parker’s speech below. Parker contextualised what he had to say with current UK market figures. Saying that the consumer tyre replacement market has “stabilised at about 34m units give or take”, he reserved judgement on whether this represented a corner starting to be turned, while noting that this did not take into account part worn sales.

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Trelleborg extends Tire Book app to iOS, Android smartphones

Trelleborg extends Tire Book app to iOS, Android smartphones

Wednesday 26th November 2014 | 0 Comments

Trelleborg’s Tire Book app, a digital version of its technical catalogue, is now available for use on iOS and Android smartphones. The app, already available for use on iOS and Android tablets, is presented in five languages, though the specialist tyre and wheel manufacturer says it will add to this portfolio. Tire Book enables users […]

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Kirkby Tyres continues price-conscious exclusive brand strategy

Wednesday 8th October 2014 | 0 Comments

Liverpool-based wholesaler Kirkby Tyres & Wheels has expanded to become one of the biggest – if not the biggest - wholesalers of agricultural tyres and wheels in the UK and Ireland during its 60-plus year history. The distributor now boasts a range of more than 6,000 different product lines, with sole distributorship deals on Alliance, Double Coin, Longmarch, Malhotra and Sailun brands within certain segments. It was also appointed as the wholesale distributor for Trelleborg’s premium agricultural tyre products, alongside Trelleborg Wheel Systems’ direct tyre dealer network.

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New Starco Sri Lanka solid tyre factory opens

New Starco Sri Lanka solid tyre factory opens

Wednesday 8th October 2014 | 0 Comments

Starco has opened a new solid tyre manufacturing facility in Sri Lanka. The new facility, which has a capacity of 100,000 tyres per annum, replaces the original Starco facility in the country three years after starting production, and Starco states that the success of the venture has led to the need for a larger, more modern and better equipped factory. Starco continues that much attention has been paid to employee health and safety and welfare A Sri Lankan ceremony, in which the new workplace and its employees and management were blessed according to the local Buddhist tradition, was held in September to mark the opening.

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Dunlop Aircraft Tyres announces North Carolina as preferred site for US plant

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres announces North Carolina as preferred site for US plant

Tuesday 7th October 2014 | 0 Comments

British aviation tyre manufacturer, Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has identified a site in Mocksville, North Carolina as the preferred base for its first retreading facility in the United States. The world’s only specialist aircraft tyre manufacturer and retreader announced its decision to establish the facility in order to boost its competitiveness across the Americas.

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Apollo to promote expanded industrial tyre range in grand European tour

Apollo to promote expanded industrial tyre range in grand European tour

Wednesday 20th August 2014 | 0 Comments

Apollo will introduce its full range of industrial tyres to end users and tyre specialists in Europe with a six-month tour of the continent. Apollo Vredestein specialists will visit eight countries to introduce Apollo branded industrial tyres to as many users and dealers as possible. The company will use a specially designed Volkswagen Crafter, with dual Manchester United branding, to display almost all types, sizes and profiles of tyre during the promotional tour.

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KRT adds Maxam to extensive industrial tyre offer

Wednesday 20th August 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the UK’s foremost industrial tyre dealers, Kings Road Tyres has recently taken on distributorship of the Maxam brand for pneumatic applications including skid steer loaders, ground support equipment, access lifts, telescopic handlers and wheeled excavators. Key Maxam patterns covering a wide range of equipment are the MS801, MS802, MS906 and MS908, available ex-stock from KRT regional centres around the UK.

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Maxam Tire on show at Conexpo

Maxam Tire on show at Conexpo

Thursday 27th March 2014 | 0 Comments

Maxam Tire personnel have recently returned from the USA, where the company took part in the Conexpo exhibition, held from 4-8 March in Las Vegas. Conexpo is one or the world’s premier shows for the construction, mining and earthmoving sectors, held once every three years and attracting over 2,400 exhibitors and more than 125,000 visitors over the five days of the show. The Maxam stand was 164 m2 (1800 sq. ft) in area and on show were 10 of the extensive ranges of Maxam construction and radial OTR tyres.

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