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Final Four Recircle Award Categories Revealed for 2022
The Recircle Awards has announced four new awards categories open to public voting. The Business Breakthrough and Best Casing & Tyre Disposal Services awards will return for the second edition, while two new categories will appear at the Recircle Awards. These newly-created awards for Industry Achievement and Rubberised Asphalt are now open for public voting.
Bridgestone and LAC Open New Bandag Plant in Argentina
Bridgestone and LAC have announced the opening of a new Bandag retreading facility in Deán Funes, Córdoba in Argentina.
TIA Announces Line Up for OTR Tire Conference
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has scheduled 12 general educational sessions and two break-out sessions for its 2022 Off-the-Road Tire Conference, which will take place Feb. 23-26, 2022, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa in Miramar Beach, Fla.
Steve Shannon Tire Joins Pre-Q Galgo Network
PRE-Q GALGO Corporation has announced that Steve Shannon Tire is now a member of the PRE-Q GALGO family of independent retreaders.
Bandvulc Celebrate 50 Years with Update on Rubber Production at Ivybridge Base
Tony Mailing, Bandvulc Operations Director, confirms that all rubber that comes into its Ivybridge base is ready and waiting to be reused.
Marangoni to Acquire Shares in Indian JV
The Marangoni Group has announced that it has entered into a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) to acquire the shares held by GRP Ltd in the Indian Joint Venture company, Marangoni GRP Pvt Ltd.
Marangoni to Increase Prices in the EMEA Region in January
From mid-January, Marangoni has announced that it is to increase prices from mid-January for all its products will including tyre retreading materials and rubber compounds as well as truck and earthmoving retreads.
Unique Inaugurates New Plant in Linhares
Unique Rubber Technologies has announced the inauguration of its first manufacturing facility outside the state of Rio Grande do Sul.
Pre-Q Galgo Extends Extreme Tread Line
PRE-Q GALGO Corporation has announced an extension to its Extreme tread line including the addition of 12 designs that were lab-tested down to 89 Below and received Three-Peak Mountain Snowflake (3PMSF) certification.