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KRAIBURG Austria has announced a realignment of its environmental policy in line with the company’s strategy of becoming what Managing Director Stefan Mayrhofer calls “a motor for sustainable solutions in the rubber industry.”

Michelin retreader Zilli Pneus has installed a new PR1 Rasparobô buffer in its new plant in Araguaína - TO, Brazil.

Danish retreader Vulkan Daek has announced that it is to relocate to new purpose-built premises in Randers in order to be better equipped for the future.

Argentinian retreader Unigoma has announced the signing of a collaboration agreement with tyre recycling company Regomax, to continue generating a positive environmental impact.

Vipal Rubber is celebrating an important milestone in 2021: 15 years of operations in Eastern Europe. 

ITRS has announced that a tyre repair project carried out by the company on behalf of an international gold mine has managed to achieve over 7M in cash flow savings as a result of ITRS’s Tire Repair Training Services & Certification Programme.

Apollo Tyres Ltd has unveiled its new corporate identity and vision ‘Driving Progress, Together setting the path for the next five years. As a parent company for both the Apollo Tyres and Vredestein Tyres product brands, Apollo Tyres Ltd is committed to bringing together a global community and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture, that powers innovation to transport, both its business and society forward. 

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. 

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