New VMI Reference in Brazil

VMI Retrax

VMI has announced that it has helped in the modernisation of another tyre retreading plant in Brazil, thanks to the installation of a VMI Retrax system.

Elo Manaus Installs New Retrax Extruder

The Retrax 6005 v2 extruder was installed at the Elo plant in Manaus. The machine has a capacity in excess of 2,000 tyres per month and is equipped with automatic tread application, ensuring the highest quality and lowest cost. The machine was installed and commissioned by local personnel, taking into account current health considerations.

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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