Kal Tire and Bridgestone Canada have reached an agreement for Kal Tire to purchase 15 full-service GCR Tires & Service (GCR) stores, two retread plants and one OTR tyre repair shop from Bridgestone.
Retread Brochure for Fleets Issued by TRIB
As part of its work with the State of California to promote the increased used of retreaded tyres, the Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) has developed a brochure to help fleets understand why choosing retreads is a smart decision for their business.
Galgo Exhibits at Transportation Suppliers Show
On August 4th, Mexico’s "Transportation Suppliers 2021 Show" was held in Cintermex, Monterrey México, where year after year the main suppliers of the transportation Industry meet; Galgo has been participating in this busy show for more than 11 years.
Vipal Provides Training for South African Partner
TRS - Tyre & Retread Supplies, the Vipal partner based in Johannesburg, South Africa, recently took part in a technical training session where updates on the preparation and application of repairs for the commercial segment were discussed.
Littlefield and Barry Elected to Tire Industry Hall of Fame
The Tire Industry Association’s (TIA) Hall of Fame Committee has selected two new inductees for the Tire Industry Hall of Fame: TIA CEO Roy Littlefield III and the late Martin J. Barry, a former president of the National Tire Dealers Association, who will enter in the historic category.
FM Pneus Acquires Two Companies and Opens its Sixth Plant
Brazilian retreader FM Pneus has announced that it has recently acquired two tyre retreaders based in the state of Santa Catarina – Tyresblue, based in Gaspar and Warmor Renovadora de Pneus from Itajaí.
TIA Joins Fight to Stop Human Trafficking
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has joined in the fight against the global issue of human trafficking by partnering with Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT).
Technical Corner: 5 Tips on Envelope Care
Retreaders, you can now learn the 5 tips to take care of your envelopes by courtesty of MAE. Learn more here.
Algerian Retreader SIRCAM to Recommence Production
Algerian retreader SIRCAM, which has been inactive for several years due to the lack of quality casings in the North African country, has announced that it is to re-commence production later this year.
Vaculug Launches New Dealer Network Strategy
Following a year of investment and growth, Grantham based retreader Vaculug has announced the launch of a new dealer network strategy aimed at leveraging the company’s relationships with its dealers by delivering product and marketing support in a locally focused approach to assist retail partners to develop sales opportunities.