Partnership between Vipal and Crowley Reaches 50,000 Tyre Milestone

Vipal and Crowley

Vipal Rubber has announced that its partnership in Central America and the Caribbean with US owned logistics provider Crowley has reached the milestone of 50,000 retreaded tyres since 2015 when the companies signed their first contract.

Vipal and Crowley Renew Contract

The companies have also renewed their tyre management and retread agreement until 2023. Renewal of the partnership means Vipal will continue to manage of Crowley’s fleet tyres, primarily in Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic.

According to Jean Barros, Commercial Manager for Mexico and Central America at Vipal Rubber, the partnership with Crowley is a source of pride for the company. “It is a company that shares the same concepts of sustainability and concern for the preservation of the environment that we have in our operations. We are grateful for the trust and renewal of the partnership,” he said.

Julio Molina, Crowley’s Manager, Corporate Equipment & Maintenance, in Central America and the Dominican Republic, added; “Our progress with Vipal has demonstrated that high quality and efficient management of fleets through retreaded tyres can benefit the services that customer rely on – and help reduce our environmental impact as a company. The renewal of this partnership represents our commitment to take care of people and our planet for the next generations.”

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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