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Times are changing. A generation has passed since the heyday of passenger tyre retreading in Europe, when the likes of Technic, at that time the largest passenger retreader in the world, was churning out up to 70,000 retreads per week.

Brenzano, Italy based Bandag dealer Com Var Rocostruzione Gomme srl returned from its summer break to an unexpected surprise recently, in the form of a plaque from Bridgestone-Bandag commemorating 10 years of co-operation between the two companies.

Valebridge Media Services, the organisers of the second annual Recircle Awards, are pleased to announce the addition of three new partner/collaborators.

Brazilian retread equipment manufacturer Lukatec, has paid tribute to its Operations and Innovations Director, Eduardo Engbrecht, who has completed 15 years with the company, presenting him with an award at the company’s headquarters in Sao Leopoldo.

The Nominations Process for the second edition of the Recircle Awards, the international awards event recognising the achievements of companies and individuals within the tyre retreading and tyre recycling sectors is now open.

KRAIBURG Austria has published its new pattern brochure for 2021/22.

Following the introduction of the Autoskive EB-ASW2, Bridgestone’s Central European Operation has announced the introduction of a new automatic buffing machine, Bandag Buffer 8550E, which has been designed to address one of the biggest challenges facing the retreading industry today, namely adopting and optimising automation.

Apollo Tyres, the leading Indian tyre maker and retreader, has won the National Intellectual Property Award for the year 2020 in the category of ‘Top Indian Company/ Organisation for Designs & Commercialisation’.

More than eight months before the start of THE TIRE COLOGNE 2022, the leading international trade fair for the tire and wheel industry is right on track.

When the UK-based retreader Bandvulc looked to mark its 50th anniversary recently, they remembered the old adage that charity begins at home and decided to use the milestone birthday as an opportunity to say thank you to its local community.

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