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Croatian retreader Gumiimpex, based in Varaždin (81 km from Zagreb) is celebrating 50 years of activity. Inaugurated on April 20, 1970, the company is the largest tyre retreader and distributor in Croatia and has maintained a strong partnership with Vipal since 2010. Gumiimpex recently received a Vipal plaque in recognition of this milestone.

Pelotonia’s traditional bike ride has been cancelled this year due to the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 crisis.

The Brazilian Retreader’s Association ABR has announced that it is changing its logo to coincide with the Association’s 35th anniversary.

Tarsus Group, new owners of Tyrexpo Asia 2021, which takes place in Singapore next March, have announced the introduction of a unique hosted buyers programme aimed at attracting tyre professionals from around the world.

Following the cancellation of this year’s SEMA show, the Tire Industry Association has announced that it will now celebrate its 100th anniversary next year, in 2021.

As part of B&J Rocket's global "Retreading is Recycling" campaign, the company is now offering regrooving blades.

The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) has joined forces with DKE Enterprises Inc., who was awarded the California’s Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) Retread Tire Services Contract (DRR19084) on July 23, 2020.

Michelin has announced that its tyre retreading facility in Valladolid, Spain, has reached a total production of 10 million units since the plant opened in Autumn 1975.

VMI has announced that it has helped in the modernisation of another tyre retreading plant in Brazil, thanks to the installation of a VMI Retrax system.

The full interview from The Retreadcast with Michael Schwaemmlein, Technical Director of the German BRV trade association, is now available on our YouTube channel for viewing.

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