Agricultural and Industrial Tyres

In this section you will find out the latest news in the agricultural and industrial tyre sector in Europe.

The roadshow visits 10 European countries between the months of September and November. Michelin experts carry out product demonstrations and live comparative tests with the Michelin range for the agricultural sector. 

For many years, the Nokian TR Forest tyre with its comprehensive size range has been a proven, reliable choice for light and medium weight forestry tractors. Now the tyre has been renewed with new features – without losing any of the properties that made it a classic for tough forestry work. 

With the scrap and waste industry constantly innovating and creating more efficient machinery, MAXAM has adapted with the industry by adding two new sizes to the MS708 series specifically for modern machinery.  

The latest tractor registrations figures arising from the press communication issued by the Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación (Ministry for Agriculture, Fishing and Food) show that August 2021 is slightly behind August 2020, whilst still remaining significantly ahead of where the market was in year-to-date terms in 2020.

The Michelin group will be presenting its range of agricultural tyres at the AgroGlobal fair, which is set to take place on 7, 8 and 9 September in Portugal. They will showcase tyre models and chains that optimise the productivity and profitability of farmers and the agricultural sector. 

The Agricultural Engineer’s Association has released its registration figures for tractors over 50bhp for August, as the association reported that the UK market was 25.2% ahead of 2020 in year-to-date figures.

The Case IH Vestrum, Maxxum and Puma tractor series are now available with TractorMaster. The Case IH tractors can now be ordered with listed Continental tyres ex works in a new move signifying Continental’s increasing focus on extending on their agricultural growth strategy.

Fedecom, the Dutch Association responsible for companies that are active in technology for agriculture, dairy farming, landscaping and horticulture, as well as for the industry and internal transport have published the Q1 and Q2 results for tractor registrations in the Netherlands. The results cover the following tractor models: agricultural, narrow-gauge and compact.

 

CLAAS has homologated Vredestein VF Traxion Optimall tyres for their XERION tractor. Suitable for the largest VF tyre size - VF 900/60R42 PFO NRO 189D TL Traxion Optimall, the tyre is designed to have an optimal level of traction, fuel efficiency and durability within the competitive tractor sector. 

The EARTHMAX tyre range has been specifically designed to withstand the stress of the rough terrain typical of quarries and mines. 

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