Vulcan-Vulcap Expands in US Market


As part of its continuous expansion into the North American Market, tyre repair equipment specialists Vulcan-Vulcap Industries has announced the appointment of Shamrock Marketing as one of its distributors for the US market.

Shamrock Appointed as Distributor

Vulcan-Vulcap, headquartered in Terrebonne Quebec, Canada, has offered a range of high-quality section repair mould systems and vulcanisation equipment since 1956, and with over 10,000 machines sold in North America alone, the company’s goal remains making the tyre repair process more efficient, profitable and safer for all the parties involved.

As a recognised distributor of tyre repair and retreading products, Shamrock Marketing has been working with Vulcan-Vulcap for several years already. “We are thrilled to have Shamrock, a long-time partner, adding Vulcan-Vulcap’s broad product offering into their distribution channels”, said Gilles Wauthy, president of Vulcan-Vulcap Industries. “This venture will ensure growth into the US market as we combine the benefits of our products with the turn-key solutions and distribution expertise and services offered by Shamrock.”

“Vulcan-Vulcap has a proud history in the tyre industry, and we are excited to work with Gilles and his new team. Vulcan-Vulcap’s portfolio is a perfect complement to our family of equipment for tyre repair and retreading,” said Doug Conley, Shamrocks’ Vice-President.

The two companies will officiate their partnership at the upcoming 65th Annual Off-The-Road conference hosted by the Tire Industry Association in Palm Springs, California.

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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