Ivybridge-based Bandulc is offering further insight into its production of retread tyres as part of its 50th anniversary.

Romanian tyre retreader Radburg has strengthened its international presence by commencing a direct marketing strategy in Central Europe and embarking on several programmes aimed at improving operational effectiveness, Alina Loghin, Social Media Specialist of Radburg, said.


As part of their expansion drive into India’s Northern states, Elgi Rubber has added one more franchisee to its expanding network recently. The latest addition, Global Tyres, based at Dehradun (Capital of Uttarakhand), switched to Elgi from Indag at the start of the year.

It has been reported that Pneu Laurent, the Michelin owned retreader based in Avallon France, is to invest 4 million Euros during 2022 with a view to modernising the plant and replacing certain machines.

PRE-Q GALGO Corporation has announced that Texarkana, TX based retreader Heintschel Truck Tire Center has joined the PRE-Q GALGO family of independent retreaders.

Vaculug, with its A rating following its Conformity of Production Audit, is the UK’s first independent tyre retreader to achieve this rating as a result of no major nor minor nonconformities and no recommendations or opportunities for improvement.

UK retreader Vaculug recently took delivery of a brand new Matteuzzi buffing machine for its heavy truck department.

The Recircle Awards has announced four new awards categories open to public voting. The Business Breakthrough and Best Casing & Tyre Disposal Services awards will return for the second edition, while two new categories will appear at the Recircle Awards. These newly-created awards for Industry Achievement and Rubberised Asphalt are now open for public voting.

Bridgestone and LAC have announced the opening of a new Bandag retreading facility in Deán Funes, Córdoba in Argentina.

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has scheduled 12 general educational sessions and two break-out sessions for its 2022 Off-the-Road Tire Conference, which will take place Feb. 23-26, 2022, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa in Miramar Beach, Fla.

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