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Voka, Estonia-based car, SUV and LCV tyre retreader Wolf Tyres have announced that, due to the difficulties caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, owner Sergei Polujanenkov has made the decision to sell the business and is now looking for a buyer interesting in purchasing the business, preferably as a going concern.

Bethlehem, PA based Service Tire Truck Centers (STTC) has announced the acquisition of Highlands Tire & Service (HTS) with three commercial locations and a Michelin Retread Technologies (MRT) retread plant. 

Retreading equipment specialist, Alessandro Villa was the star of Episode 5 of The Retreadcast and now his full interview is available on our Youtube channel.

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.

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