Lukatec Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary with Impressive History and Plans for the Future

In 2016, LUKATEC received a pleasant surprise during one of the biggest trade fairs within the sector in Brazil, Pneushow Recaufair. The "Pneushow Favorite Brands 2016" award attracted the votes of thousands of professionals within the field, who chose their favourite brands in the retreading market. In the category 'Machinery and Equipment', LUKATEC came out the winner.

With a history of continued expansion, growth remains on the agenda as one of LUKATEC’s key goals. The expansion of the plant, located in the city of São Leopoldo in southern Brazil, started at the end of 2016 and will be completed in May 2017. With this, the brand will expand its productive capacity to meet the increase in demand in recent years. Against the background of this news, LUKATEC continues to work on new developments that will be announced soon.

As a symbol of its market evolution and its credibility vis-à-vis its public, LUKATEC has started to adopt the slogan "Approved by the Major Manufacturers. Favoured by Retreaders ". This is a position that reinforces the market expansion of the brand, which has the partnership of the largest manufacturers in the country, and confirms its position of excellence among the most satisfied customers in the market.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.


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