Business News

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

For Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group, it has been a year of firsts and looking to the future of what it means to provide mining tyre management solutions that improve sustainability and tyre performance as well as safety and productivity.

Canadian tyre repair specialists ITRS Group have announced a reorganisation of the structure of their top management team.

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.

INSA Turbo, the market leader for tyre retreading in Spain, belonging to the Soledad Group, and KRAIBURG Austria have announced that they have signed a collaboration agreement regarding the utilisation of KRAIBURG retreading materials in their plant in Aspe (Alicante).

UK-based tyre retreader Seryt Tyres made their first appearance this week at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham as part of their plan to increase their profile in the UK market.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Multi-brand car maintenance network Mobivia and French retreader Black-Star, with the support of Bridgestone, have signed an agreement for the development of an integrated tyre recycling ecosystem on the site of the former Bridgestone tyre plant in Béthune, France.

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