Fedima Celebrates 50th Anniversary


Recauchutagem 31, the Alcobaça, Portugal based retreader, best known for its Fedima brand of retreaded tyres, celebrated its 50th anniversary last weekend, inviting around 400 customers, suppliers and guests to an impressive day-long event incorporating an open-house presentation of the company’s factory and a lavish gala dinner at the nearby Solar de Cerca Hotel located next to the renowned 12th century monastery at Alcobaça.

Open House Event to Celebrate Key Milestone

Guests were treated to a guided tour of the company’s factory including a demonstration of some of the latest buffing and building equipment from TRM as well as the company’s comprehensive display room which houses examples of what the company says is the worlds most varied production, ranging from car and truck to agricultural and earthmover tyres. The company is also a major player in the 4x4 and motorsport sectors.

The event was well supported by a plethora of key suppliers including EIB, Italmatic, ITG, Marangoni, TRM and Vipal

The company’s Managing Director Carlos Marques is pictured here together with his family receiving a memento of the occasion.

All full account of the 50th anniversary celebrations and and a feature on the company’s plans for the future will be published in the next issue of Retreading Business.

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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