TRM and Leader Rubber Company Join Competences for the African Market

With the aim of expanding their business in the African market, equipment manufacturer TRM and Leader Rubber Company have signed a distribution and service agreement.

TRM claims a position as the only global player able to manufacture machinery and deliver technological solutions for all the tyre retreading segments using hot or cold technology. Leader Rubber Company is the recognised market leader of retreading products in the Southern and Central Africa region.

The distribution agreement will cover all the retreading business segments: passenger, truck and OTR tyres. Under the agreement Leader Rubber Company will provide first line support and spare parts service, with a view to improving the overall quality of customer service in the region.

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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