Tag: tyre changers

ISN Europe puts UK Atlas machinery distribution on shoulders of Tyre Bay Direct

ISN Europe puts UK Atlas machinery distribution on shoulders of Tyre Bay Direct

15th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Since it became part of the US garage equipment supplier Integrated Supply Network’s ISN Europe division in late September 2017, UK distributor Tyre Bay Direct has added its newly related company Atlas Equipment’s range of garage equipment to its portfolio. The UK company was identified by the US giant, which operates from 13 locations across the USA and Canada, and exports to Central and South America, as “the ideal partner” to help launch its equipment range into the UK, it states.

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TecAlliance checklists designed to help workshops optimise tyre changing process

TecAlliance checklists designed to help workshops optimise tyre changing process

30th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Despite the fact that here in the UK and Ireland there is not a culture of changing from summer to winter tyres at the end of the season, tyre related problems do increase during the colder, wetter months. In order to help workshops to be ready to tackle these potential issues, TecAlliance has developed a tyre change checklist that provides optimal support and offers customers maximum transparency. Another important issue is the installation and configuration of tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS), for which it now offers even more comprehensive information.

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Bosch selling Beissbarth, Sicam businesses

Bosch selling Beissbarth, Sicam businesses

27th July 2018 | 0 Comments

German equity investment company Stargate Capital GmbH has entered into an agreement to purchase the Beissbarth GmbH and Sicam Srl subsidiaries from Robert Bosch GmbH. The purchase price has not been disclosed, and the deal’s finalisation is subject to approval from antitrust authorities.

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Balancers, changers increase sophistication to match latest workshop needs

5th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Pro-Align’s recent distribution agreement with ADAS diagnostic and calibration tools supplier TEXA shows how garage equipment specialists are adapting to the rapid development of the connected car. Yet the staple equipment remains a vital part of the equation; greater accuracy in the tyre changing and wheel balancing processes can help ensure the full functionality of downstream systems. In addition, Pro-Align tells Tyres & Accessories that balancers and changers are often overlooked in terms of their potential for a workshop’s efficiency and profitability.

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Corghi’s Touchless balancers, changers demonstrate Rema Tip Top ‘added value’

5th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Rema Tip Top Automotive UK’s fourth consecutive Aftermarket Equipment Supplier of the Year Tyre Industry Award was a testament to its “great working partnerships and mutual value added benefits and expertise,” according to group CEO Mark Insley. In its capital equipment portfolio, the company supplies Corghi garage equipment, including the brand’s latest Touchless line of wheel service equipment for all ranges of tyre changers, wheel balancers and wheel aligners, demonstrating such added value partnerships. Rema Tip Top states that Corghi’s latest products “guarantee extreme professionalism”, as they concentrate on the wheel alone without touching the rim and/or the tyre, depending on the product line, during any procedure.

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Delticom partners with TechnoMarketing in Ecube-equipped Mobile Mech project

Delticom partners with TechnoMarketing in Ecube-equipped Mobile Mech project

12th June 2017 | 0 Comments

Delticom AG teamed up with Netherlands-based TechnoMarketing to exclusively present the Mobile Mech concept and its compact, ‘all-in-one’ Ecube tyre service unit. Delticom believes the Ecube is a “completely game-changing” advancement which provides businesses with more versatile solution to the roadside tyre sales.

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Cemb SM1100 to complete range of tyre changes at Autopromotec

Cemb SM1100 to complete range of tyre changes at Autopromotec

2nd May 2017 | 0 Comments

Conceived for oversized car and van wheels, SM1100 is a new generation universal leverless tyre changer with central locking system for rims from 12 to 30-inches in diameter, available in both manual or pneumatic versions.

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The Tyre Equipment Company adds Ken-Tool products to its range

The Tyre Equipment Company adds Ken-Tool products to its range

27th February 2017 | 0 Comments

Equipment supplier, The Tyre Equipment Company (TEC), added American manufacturer Ken-Tool’s products to its range and began supplying these throughout the UK and Ireland on the 1st January 2017.

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“People, ideas, products”

“People, ideas, products”

2nd December 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2015 financial year delivered Italian workshop equipment manufacturer Butler the best turnover in the company’s history. The 1988-established firm achieved sales revenues of 32 million euros last year, more than a fifth the entire turnover of the Samiro Group, to which Butler has belonged for the past decade or so. The other Samiro Group companies may also be familiar to those in the tyre and automotive industries; these are Ravaglioli, Space and Sirio. The first of these is the largest Samiro business, accounting for 75 to 80 million of the group’s total turnover of 142 million euros.

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Bosch present latest balancer/changer range

Bosch present latest balancer/changer range

29th November 2016 | 0 Comments

Time is of the essence in tyre service, and if done properly it is a lucrative business for all workshops. The latest range of tyre changers and wheel balancers from Bosch offer a safe, versatile and time-saving operation.

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Conti and Corghi amongst winners of 2016 Automechanika Innovation Awards

Conti and Corghi amongst winners of 2016 Automechanika Innovation Awards

8th September 2016 | 0 Comments

The Automechanika Innovation Awards 2016 have been announced – and tyre manufacturer Continental and tyre equipment manufacturer Corghi are amongst the winners. On 23 August 2016, the independent jury of nine experts reached agreement on eight award winners whose innovative solutions and future-oriented products will be presented for the first time in an interactive special show in the ‘Festhalle’ during the coming Automechanika Frankfurt on 13 September 2016.

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Bridgestone, Michelin amongst Reifen 2016 Innovation Awards winners

Bridgestone, Michelin amongst Reifen 2016 Innovation Awards winners

24th May 2016 | 0 Comments

The Reifen 2016 Innovation Awards winners have been announced as part of the trade fair’s opening celebrations. Messe Essen and the German Federal Association of Tyre Dealers and the Vulcanising Trade (Bundesverband Reifenhandel und Vulkaniseur – Handwerk, or BVR) presented the awards for “notably pioneering developments” to Bridgestone, Michelin, 4JET Technologies, and ASE Corghi. Michelin […]

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Latest Bright tyre changer to debut at Reifen 2016

Latest Bright tyre changer to debut at Reifen 2016

5th May 2016 | 0 Comments

International garage equipment manufacturer Bright will launch its latest premium tyre changer at Reifen 2016, where the company will make a comprehensive exhibition of its range. This latest product boasts an exclusive addition; the tyre changer comes as standard with the well-established and acclaimed six litre Bead Bazooka system from Gaither Tool.

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New tyre changer makes light work of heavy tyres

New tyre changer makes light work of heavy tyres

20th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Pro-Align has expanded its range of Hunter garage equipment for commercial vehicle tyres, launching a heavy-duty tyre changer. The new changer follows the Hunter commercial vehicle aligner, which Pro-Align added to its range in 2015, announcing its entrance into the commercial sector. The supplier will present its products at The CV Show for the second consecutive year. The tyre changer has been designed to make the tyre changing process more efficient, and safer and easier for technicians carrying out the work.

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Chicago Pneumatic adds wheel dollies, presses to workshop equipment range

Chicago Pneumatic adds wheel dollies, presses to workshop equipment range

5th January 2016 | 0 Comments

Chicago Pneumatic has added new wheel dollies and rugged workshop presses to its line of workshop equipment for the professional automotive and heavy fleet maintenance industries. The two new wheel dollies for heavy vehicle tyre changing and maintenance have lifting capacities of up to 1543 lbs (700kg) and 1.2 tons and are a robust assembly aid for trucks, buses and tractors.

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