Kal Tire Mexico Install New OTR Plant from TRM

Kal Tire

Italian equipment manufacturer TRM has announced the delivery of a modern OTR plant to Kal Tire’s facility in Mexico, located in the desert of Sonora, close to the country’s biggest copper open-pit mine and one of the largest in the world.

Kal Tire Mexico Invest in new Equipment

The plant was put in operation through the active collaboration of the Mexican field team of Kal Tire and the technical team of TRM.

The machines supplied by TRM cover all the required retreading process steps with state-of-the-art technology. This includes a dedicated multipurpose working gate, which, with its flexible tooling head, allows the operator to perform the three steps required for buffing and the final grooving and a fully automatised building machine with exclusive contact calender head. A couple of autoclaves and curing presses complete the installation, giving to Kal Tire full process flexibility for tyre sizes up to 63”.

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: david.wilson@retreadingbusiness.com

Phone: (44) 1270 668 718

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