Caledonian Tyres Switches to Vipal


Paisley, Scotland -based retreader Caledonian Tyres Ltd has announced that its long-term franchise agreement with Bridgestone-Bandag has now come to an end with immediate effect and that the company will henceforward be working with Vipal.

Scottish Retreader Leaves Bandag

According to Caledonian Tyres’ Managing Director, Bob Keay, Vipal retreads are already in production and in stock, and these have already been used by the company’s customer base with positive feedback.

According to Keay, Caledonian Tyres will still be trading the Bandag product alongside the new Vipal tyres for the time being and will advise if and when they will discontinue the Bandag products.

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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