Retreading

It is here where you will be able to get up to date with the latest retreading news in the commercial tyre and fleet management sector.

With just over a week having passed since the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, we are now seeing the first reactions from the global retreading industry.

Ivybridge-based Bandulc is offering further insight into its production of retread tyres as part of its 50th anniversary.

Tony Mailing, Bandvulc Operations Director, confirms that all rubber that comes into its Ivybridge base is ready and waiting to be reused.

With the construction industry moving more and more towards sustainable practices, Camso is paying heed to how tyres will play a part in the industry's growth while also being a game-changer for current trends in the industry.

Aggregate specialists Jeremy Bishop Haulage continue to see the benefit of working with fellow-Devonshire tyre manufacturer, Bandvulc, choosing high-quality retread BIG-D Gripmaster construction tyres for its fleet.

Michelin chief executive Florent Menegaux set out how the partnership approach to the revitalisation of the company’s former Dundee tyre manufacturing site sets a blueprint for the sustainable transformation of industrial areas, in line with the objectives set out for COP26.

The ULTIMATE GREEN XT is GRI’s most environmentally friendly tyre and is part of its materials-handling solid tyre collection.

Vaculug has announced a pledge to become carbon neutral by 2030, thereby claiming a position as the first UK retreader to pledge that any greenhouse gases produced by the company will be balanced by the amount removed from the atmosphere.

The final part in Commercial Tyre Business’s latest feature takes a look at leading OTR retreader Kal Tire. Fraser Flint, Manufacturing Manager at Kal Tire’s UK operation gave his views on various facets within the retreading sector from the importance of marketing the role of retreading in the circular economy, to supply chain disruption, to the role of technology in retreading, to the impact of COVID on the demand for retreads in the OTR sector.

 

In the penultimate part of our retreading feature, Commercial Tyre Business speaks to Simon Axworthy, Commercial Fleet and Retread Manager UK & Ireland, Goodyear Tyres about how Goodyear’s Multiple Life Concept offers viable benefits for commercial and bus fleets and how Goodyear remains a step ahead of the competition.  

 

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