KRAIBURG Austria has enjoyed a successful partnership with the Turkish company Tatko Lastik for over 15 years. The country's largest independent tyre wholesaler distributes approximately three million passenger car tyres and more than 200,000 truck tyres per year, partly through its own sales network, and is therefore considered to be the ideal partner for the Austrian retreading specialist in a retreading market that is characterised, among other things, by a large number of local tread producers and is therefore very competitive.
Autopromotec and Automechanika Dates Set for 2024 - 2025
From 16 to 18 November 2023, Autopromotec is organising a brand new event in Bologna focusing on the energy transition.
Investments at Goodyear’s Retreading Facility in Riom Continue to Enhance Manufacturer’s Overall Fleet Offer
During the IAA for Transportation, we had the opportunity to sit down with Goodyear and interview Marc Preedy, Managing Director Truck Replacement Sales Europe and Maciej Szymański, Director of Marketing Commercial Europe and discuss how retreading fits into their overall sustainability and fleet offer, but also the marketing strategies they are taking to dispel those long held myths about the process.
Super Transports to Focus on Capacity Utilisation
Tamil Nadu based L G Balakrishnan & Bros (LGB) tyre retread subsidiary Super Transport (P) Ltd says it is currently working on a strategy to operate its retread plants to their maximum capacity.
Opportunities Lying Ahead for Retreading at Continental as Sustainability Argument Gathers Pace
In our recent analysis of Continental’s van tyre offer, Ralf Benack, Head of Fleet Solutions EMEA for Continental spoke glowingly about the potential that could lie ahead for retreading in the last mile delivery sector of the commercial mobility market despite a number of key challenges.
Bridgestone to Expand Abilene Bandag Retread Plant
Bridgestone Americas has announced an investment of USD 60 million to expand its Bridgestone Bandag, LLC manufacturing plant in Abilene, Texas.
Fraunhofer Institute Draws Positive Eco-Balance of High-Quality Retreads v Comparable New Tyres
According to a current study by the Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology (UMSICHT), retreaded tyres produce over 60 percent less CO2 emissions than new tyres of comparable quality.
Vaculug Launches First Sustainability Report
Last November UK retreader Vaculug became the first independent retreader in the world to commit to net zero carbon emissions by 2030.
Vijay Tyres Ponders Over Expansion
One of the oldest Elgi franchisees, Chennai based Vijay Tyres Pvt Ltd, is considering a new site on the upcoming Surat-Mumbai-Chennai highway corridor.
Kal Tire and Mitsui in Mining Tyre Joint Venture
Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group and global corporate Mitsui & Co. have announced the formation of a joint venture aimed at advancing mining tire recycling solutions for mining regions around the world.