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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:

Guill Tool founder Roger Guillemette dies at 81 –

NARRANGANSETT, R.I.—A. Roger Guillemette, founder of Guill Tool & Engineering Co., died June 5 in Narragansett. He was 81. Rubber News – RSS News Feed

Double Coin will exhibit at Latin American expo –

Double Coin Holdings LLC and its American subsidiary, China Manufacturers Alliance LLC (CMA), will exhibit with Lucy’s Tire Inc., its exclusive distributor/partner for Central America, at the 2015 Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo at the Atlapa Convention Center in the Republic of Panama, July 16-18. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News

Titan reincorporates in Delaware –

QUINCY, Ill. — Titan International Inc. has reincorporated in Delaware, but it’s business… Tire Business – RSS News Feed

Liu named GM of Dayco China –

TROY, Mich.—Phil Liu has joined Dayco L.L.C. as general manager of its aftermarket business in China. Rubber News – RSS News Feed

ALI fast-tracks lift certification to one week –

Participants in the Automotive Lift Institute Inc.’s (ALI) Lift Inspector Certification Program can fast-track their certification by attending the “Five Days to Victory” training, testing and practical inspection event sponsored by ALI member manufacturers at the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas Nov. 1-5, 2015. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News

Pep Boys launches strategic business review –

PHILADELPHIA — Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack’s board of directors has initiated a review of strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value, including… Tire Business – RSS News Feed

July 6: Deadline for TIA Hall of Fame entries –

Nominations for the 2015 Tire Industry Hall of Fame are due Monday, July 6. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News

Omnova hires VP for sales and commercial excellence –

BEACHWOOD, Ohio—Omnova Solutions Inc. has hired Mark Chrisman as its global vice president for sales and commercial excellence of its Performance Chemicals business unit. Rubber News – News

Tire training: big business in Europe –

Innovative developments take class work to a higher level of intensity for all branches of the industry Modern Tire Dealer – Technology – Articles

Trelleborg honored for sugar cane tires –

Trelleborg Wheel Systems’ 710/70R38 TM800 SugarCane tire has earned top honors from Brazil’s sugar cane industry. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News

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.