ITRS Acquires Vulcan-Vulcap

International Tire Repair Solutions (ITRS), the Toronto based distributor of tyre repair materials, has announced the acquisition of Vulcan-Vulcap, the long-standing tyre repair and retread equipment manufacturer based in Scarborough, Ontario. Vulcan-Vulcap specialises in a range of heavy duty vulcanising equipment including section repair moulds, C clamps, spotters, retreading equipment and the Vulcaflex OTR system.

Commenting on the acquisition, ITRS CEO Gilles Wauthy said that the company’s aim was to be a leader in recycling through repair by providing the retread and OTR industry with “the safest certified and government-approved equipment to our customers.”

“The acquisition of Vulcan-Vulcap will give us the ability to control the products we provide and allow us to revolutionize the vulcanising industry with custom products and competitive pricing,” added ITRS vice president David Dandeneault.

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.

Email: retreadingbusiness@btconnect.com

Phone: (44) 1270 668 718

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