Agricultural and Industrial Tyres

Continental’s Agro ContiSeal, a new polymer that seals punctures to allow the vehicle to continue operating.has scored an silver medal from The Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft (DLG) in the prestigious Agritechnica innovation awards 2022.

Continental will now supply John Deere TractorMaster and Tractor85 agricultural tyres, which will be supplied to John Deere’s 7R and 8R series, in a sign of continuing cooperation between the two companies.

Although November saw a fairly big drop, 2021 has very much been a year of recovery for the industry, with a healthy 13.8% increase in December 2021 against December 2020, leading to a strong 15.8% year-to-year increase in figures released by the AEA (Agricultural Engineer’s Association).

Bridgestone has seen a record-breaking year within the agricultural sector, with the team able to support its dealer partners despite the Covid-19 pandemic, transportation problems and availability issues that dominated the commercial vehicle sector in 2021. 

The radial tyre with mud and snow credentials BKT says is the ideal choice for agricultural operators for the winter season.

With two new high capacity tyres for self-propelled agricultural sprayers, the HC 1000 tyre lines offer two new NROs (Narrow Rim Option) sizes – the VF 650/65R38 and VF 750/60R46, for high load capacity and operating speed needs.

The third and final part of our deep dive into the launch of Farming Simulator 22 and a host of tyre manufacturers announcing their participation in the latest incarnation of the popular video game concerns Continental, who announced at the end of September that their products would be available for gamers to play with in the virtual world.

Herbert Zech, Senior Director of Zech Kies GmbH, has seen the benefits of Bridgestone tyres in operation for both the largest quarry in Vorarlberg and the largest quarry in all of Europe.

Since the release of the Nokian Ground Kare tyre for wheeled excavators and backhoe loaders, the tyre has made such a noticeable impact in the market that Nokian Tyres has extended the line to encompass 600/50-22.5 for compact excavators and size 710/49-22.5 for more major machinery. 

Part 2 of our mini-feature continues looking into the growing trend of tyre manufacturers having their products used in the latest release of the popular Farming Simulator video games series, developed produced and published by GIANTS Software. This time out the thoughts of Michelin and its Head of Global Marketing and Communication –Brand Licensing, Mike Lawton were gathered.

 

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