Brazilian tread rubber manufacturer Silvercap has reported that the 2022 Formula Truck season in Brazil is set, for the first time, to be contested on trucks fitted with retreaded tyres. The proposal, says the company, has been made is to innovate and stimulate the fans as well as society in general to adopt more sustainable attitudes.
Volumes Improve at New JKRC Centre in Gurugram
Gurugram based Shri Bala ji Tyre & Tread has been working with JK Tyre for the last decade as an independent retreader but converted to a dedicated JK Retread Center as recently as last December. In the meantime, the retreader has also invested in new plant machinery and revamped the whole plant.
Italmatic Invests in Ramel Srl
Italmatic has announced the acquisition of 50% of the shares of the company Ramel Srl, based in Capannori (Lucca) Italy.
European Court Decision May Repeal Anti-Dumping Tariff
In 2018, alongside other legislations, such as India and the USA. The EU imposed an anti-dumping tariff on certain Chinese manufactured tyres, both retreaded and new.
New Retreading Business Digital Version Now Online
The latest digital version of Retreading Business is now available for viewing and download.
Vipal Rubber Expands Partnership with Radburg in Europe
Vipal Rubber has expanded its partnership with the Romanian retreader, Radburg, one of the largest tyre retreaders in Europe.
Go Energy Offers Productivity Improvements with Robot Repair Station 63
Go Energy is an Italmatic Group subsidiary tasked with developing high technology machinery to handle the retreading of tyres from car up to 63”. The company has developed three patented technologies for buffing, regrooving and the repair of craters and imperfections in tyres.
Continental Performs Onboarding Integration for Employees at FM Pneus
During March, Continental carried out its first onboarding integration programme at the FM Pneus de Várzea Paulista retread plant.
Tipler Provides Technical Training to Marques Pneus
Tipler recently carried out sales and product training for the commercial team of Marques Pneus, from Sumaré/SP.
TIA Board Nominations Due May 9
The deadline for nominating candidates for the 2022 Tire Industry Association (TIA) Board of Directors is May 9. The association is seeking nominations for four Board positions that will become open in November 2022.