Business News

This news section will allow you to find out about takeovers, mergers, acquisitions and other business news within the global retreading sector.

Bandvulc has announced a two-year deal will take Barrett Steel, bringing both companies to almost 15 years of collaboration. Bandvulc’s customer service and cost-effective tyre policy secures contract extension from UK’s largest independent steel stockholder As well, retreaded tyres support Barrett Steel’s ethos to operate in a socially responsible way. 

Combining brand portfolios, manufacturing and distribution opportunities and the possibility to extend investment in new mobility and fleet solutions, Goodyear’s acquisition of the Cooper Tire & Rubber Company will strengthen its global position within the tyre industry.

The new Bandvulc site presents detailed tyre and regroove information as simply as possible. It also includes clear imagery and is designed for mobile use to help technicians access accurate data while servicing customers. Bandvulc is celebrating 50 years of operation in 2021. 

Margareth Buzetti is currently the President of the Brazilian Retreaders’ Association ABR. As the first woman to be appointed to this post, she has been exceptionally proactive since her appointment at the end of 2019.

The directors of South African tyre distributor and retreader, TrenTyre, have announced a successful conclusion to the transformation strategy implemented within the company recently.

Vipal Associate Llantas Compañía, based in the Mexican city of Monterrey, has announced the inauguration of new facilities at its retread plant in the city of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, which will double the company’s current production capacity from 3,000 to 6,000 tyres per month.

Polish racking and storage products manufacturer Arcom has grown rapidly in recent years, and is now targeting retreaders around the world with its range of high-quality storage solutions.

Kartindo Rubber brings us these five tips for ensuring cushion gum quality and shelf life, depicting optimal processes and conditions for tyre experts to follow. 

Vaculug has announced the launch of their latest tyre designed for the waste sector. A brand new Urban All Position Tyre designed with a 5-rib PROTEKT+ dual sidewall protection system; providing the best defense against kerbing damage. 

On April 24th Marangoni reached the milestone of two decades of its factory in Brazil. Inaugurated in 2001, the Brazilian plant located in the state of Minas Gerais is responsible for marketing Marangoni’s RINGTREAD product in Brazil and across Latin America.

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