Tag: storage

Continental acquires site adjacent to Romania tyre plant

Continental acquires site adjacent to Romania tyre plant

26th July 2018 | 0 Comments

With the purchase of 32 hectares of land in the Romanian city of Timişoara, Continental aims to expand its storage capacity and optimise the overall cost of its logistics. The land was purchased from the UMT and Prompt groups for an undisclosed sum and is located close to the Continental tyre factory within the city.

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Keep tidy with Clarke tool chests, cabinets

Keep tidy with Clarke tool chests, cabinets

28th February 2018 | 0 Comments

Machine Mart says that its professional quality, heavy duty, lockable Clarke tool chests and cabinets are ideal for use in an automotive workshop and are perfect for keeping tools secure and tidy.

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Avex Steel Products to present latest steel pallets at Reifen

17th May 2016 | 0 Comments

Avex Steel Products will present its latest innovations on stand 2A40 in Reifen 2016’s Hall 2 next week.

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New regional sales director at Avex Steel Products

New regional sales director at Avex Steel Products

9th February 2016 | 0 Comments

The Czech manufacturer of steel products such as metal pallets for tyre storage, Avex is expanding its European coverage with a new sales appointment. Frank Maertens has joined the company as its new regional sales director. Maertens, from Belgium, has more than 15 years’ experience in sales of steel pallets, and will work to increase Avex’s reach […]

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RMA: WISH proposals will decimate UK retreading

21st August 2014 | 0 Comments

The latest so-called “WISH” Proposals for the storage of waste tyres would decimate the important UK retreading industry if adopted in their current form. That’s the view of Patrick O’Connell, president of the Britain’s Retread Manufactures Association (RMA) and MD of Bandvulc Tyres one of Europe’s largest independent tyre retreading businesses, who stated: “This ‘WISH’ document has been developed without any consultation whatsoever with Britain’s retreaders.”

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Bespoke Arcom storage system helping tyre manufacturer stay flexible

Bespoke Arcom storage system helping tyre manufacturer stay flexible

18th June 2014 | 0 Comments

Polish supplier of storage systems for the tyre industry, Arcom has developed and installed a new flexible storage system at German tyre supplier, Heidenau. Arcom says the new project demonstrates the flexibility of its crates and stackable storage containers for tyres, in addition to its adaptability to the individual needs of each client.

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Gebhardt to exhibit at Reifen 2014

Gebhardt to exhibit at Reifen 2014

9th April 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the more than 600 exhibitors expected to be present at this year’s Reifen show in Germany is Gebhardt Logistic Solutions GmbH. The company’s Tires & Wheels business unit has offered the industry tailor-made solutions for more than 20 years now and says its presence in Essen forms part of a drive to expand its international activities.

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Waste tyre exemptions reach record levels

21st March 2014 | 0 Comments

Registered exemptions for the storage of old tyres have reached record levels in England and Wales. The concern is that as the number of exempt sites increases, the authorities’ capacity to deal with and properly police them is stretched. According to the Tyre Recovery Association, since 2012 the association has been warning Ministers of the potential danger posed by weak supervision of exempt sites. TRA representatives explained that exemptions are easy and cheap to register but may pose “a looming threat to the environment where they are unpoliced”.

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Trade launches Technique T2120 wheel balancer

Trade launches Technique T2120 wheel balancer

5th February 2014 | 0 Comments

Trade Garage Equipment have added a new wheel balancer to the company’s range with the addition of the Technique T2120. Spokesperson Stefan Bullworthy outlined the details of the latest addition: “The rapidly growing portfolio of trade approved Technique garage equipment products, has been enhanced further with the launch of the…powerful trade approved Technique T2120 wheel balancer...

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Launch UK’s X-431 PRO diagnostic tool

Launch UK’s X-431 PRO diagnostic tool

22nd January 2014 | 0 Comments

Launch UK has unveiled its latest generation of diagnostic tools. Centring on the X-431 PRO, the line is said to offer a full fault system diagnosis for American, Asian and European vehicle manufacturers. As one the first Android based diagnostic tools, X-431 provides greater speed, reliability and ease of use over other diagnostic tools.

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Euro Car Parts opens third national distribution centre

13th January 2014 | 0 Comments

Euro Car Parts has opened a new 258,000 square foot warehouse facility on Bonehill Road in Tamworth, Staffordshire. Located close to the 600,000 square foot National Distribution Centre (NDC), which opened in 2010, and 15 miles from the collision repair parts facility at Swadlincote, which opened in 2012, ‘Bonehill’ is designed to “future-proof” the business as it drives towards its 165 plus UK branch target by end 2014.

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Magna Tyres issues technical databook

Magna Tyres issues technical databook

19th December 2013 | 0 Comments

Netherlands-based OTR tyre specialist Magna Tyres has released its Technical Databook 2014. This document, the first of its kind the company has released, can be downloaded from the magnatyres.com website and will be available as a hardcopy version upon request as of 1 January 2014.

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Conti erecting new warehouse near Aachen plant

Conti erecting new warehouse near Aachen plant

19th November 2013 | 0 Comments

German logistics development company Honold is currently building Continental a new tyre warehouse in Aachen, direct on Germany’s border with Belgium and The Netherlands. When complete early next year the warehouse will have storage room for some 800,000 tyres and be able to handle the shipping of up to 35,000 tyres a day.

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Pirelli’s Carlisle expansion plan approved

18th November 2013 | 0 Comments

Carlisle City Council has approved Pirelli Tyres Limited’s plans to enlarge its plant in the city’s southeast. At the meeting of the council’s Development Control Committee on 15 November, the plan for the extensions to the Daltson Road production facility and storage area was “approved with conditions”.

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Avex changes name ahead of SEMA appearance

4th November 2013 | 0 Comments

Czech manufacturer of steel pallets and tyre racks Avex is now operating under a slightly altered name: Avex Steel Products s.r.o. The change of name has also signalled another change for the firm; Avex is now operating with a new website at www.avexproducts.com.

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