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The making of flat precure treads

Continental takes you on a tour of our ContiLifeCycle retread rubber plant.

Retread Plant Tour

This video features a tour of a modern retread plant detailing the retread process from start to finish. Video Rating: 4 / 5 Some recent retread auctions on eBay:

Vee Rubber boosting capacity to support its exports to U.S. –

LAS VEGAS — Thailand’s Vee Rubber Corp. Ltd. is adding 10,000 units of daily capacity for passenger and light truck tires at its Bangkok, Thailand, plant to expand its ability to export, especially to the U.S. Tire Business – RSS News Feed

Love’s opens first CNG stop in Ohio –

Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores opened its first compressed natural gas (CNG) location in Ohio. The facility in Burbank, Ohio is the company’s 10th CNG location in the U.S. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix –

Lewis Hamilton claimed the second drivers’ championship of his career but his first on Pirelli tires after winning the title decider in Abu Dhabi, using a two-stop strategy. Modern Tire Dealer – News

Tire tariff decision will be made on Nov. 24 –

The deadline for the United States Department of Commerce’s preliminary determination in its countervailing duty investigation of passenger and light truck tires from the People’s Republic of China came and went on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Or did it? Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News

Minn. tech is Bridgestone’s top ASE mechanic –

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Bridgestone Retail Operations has named Jamie Bullis, a mechanic at the Firestone Complete Auto… Tire Business – RSS News Feed

Mighty unveils customizable smartphone app –

LAS VEGAS — Mighty Distributing System of America Inc. debuted a customizable smartphone app at the 2014 SEMA Show that it… Tire Business – RSS News Feed

NTSB’s Rosekind nominated for NHTSA post –

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Obama has nominated Mark Rosekind, a member of the National Transportation Safety Board since… Tire Business – RSS News Feed

GM shuffles purchasing, quality executives –

DETROIT—General Motors Co. said Grace Lieblein will replace Alicia Boler-Davis as head of global quality as it nears the end of a year in which it set a new record for recalling vehicles. Rubber News – RSS News Feed

Michelin will make Tweel for real in the U.S. –

Michelin North America Inc. opened its $ 50 million Tweel Airless Radial Tire plant in Greenville, S.C., today. Modern Tire Dealer – News

Deal Tire now ‘Advance Tire Wholesale’ –

MEDLEY, Fla. — Tire wholesaler Deal Tire & Wheel has changed its name to Advance Tire Wholesale — in an effort to improve its… Tire Business – RSS News Feed

According to the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau, retreaded truck tires represent a savings of over $3 billion dollars annually for truckers and trucking companies in North America. For most fleets, tires represent the second largest item in their operating budget, right after labor and fuel costs.