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VM Rubber (VMR) has announced that it has been appointed the new official distributor for the Monaflex Tyre Repair System for the Italian market.

A special joint supplement of Retreading Business and Tyre & Rubber Recycling highlighting the nominees for the inaugural Recircle Awards is now available in digital format for viewing and download.

Brazilian retreader Rodomag Automotive Center, based in Toledo - PR, has upgraded its plant by transforming its Roitread 150 tread builder into a Roitread 200.

Grupo Soledad, the Spanish tyre retreading and distribution group and parent company of Spanish retreader Insa Turbo, has once again demonstrated its active support of charitable organisations in its region.

In an effort to ensure increased inclusivity on a global scale, the Recircle Awards have unveiled six new award categories. Four of them will be open to public vote. Additionally, two Lifetime Achievement awards have been confirmed. 

German retreader Reifen Stiebling has developed a new retreaded truck tyre called the Malocher, designed for use on semi-trailers in local and long-distance traffic and especially on construction sites.

In another important milestone for Vaculug Ltd, they have reported an accident-free year in 2020. Since their metamorphosis in 2018, they have been instrumental in shaking up the industry with both technological innovation as well as through investments.

By purchasing B&J products, retreaders can now earn rewards throughout the year and exchange them for B&J Rocket blades and carbide tools free of charge, thanks to the company’s latest Rewards promotion.

Vipal has announced that it is collaborating in a joint research project studying the possibility of using rice husk residue derived from the process of using rice as fuel for thermoelectric power plants as a raw material for the rubber industry.

US retreader H&H Industries has announced a major investment in its retread process by acquiring 18 OTR moulds in varying tread designs capable of retreading tyre sizes from 24” up to 35/65-33 and 27.000-49 from Continuum.

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