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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:


Smithers Updates Tire Tread Wear Testing – RetreadLife.com

The Smithers Group has upgraded its tread wear testing capabilities at its primary Tire and Wheel Test Center in Ravenna, Ohio. Modern Tire Dealer


Webinar to highlight Colombia opportunities – RetreadLife.com

BETHESDA, Md. — The Auto Care Association and U.S. Department of Commerce will… Tire Business – RSS News Feed


Here’s the Latest Info on the Truck, Retreading and Farm Tire Markets – RetreadLife.com

How many truck tires were exported from China to the U.S. last year? How did that affect the number of truck tires retreaded domestically? Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


TGI Expands Into Central Florida – RetreadLife.com

Tire Group International LLC (TGI) has expanded its wholesale tire business into Central Florida, and appointed Sean Denny as the territory manager. Modern Tire Dealer


Titan Adds All-Season Tire for Skid Steers – RetreadLife.com

Titan International Inc.is adding an all-season bias tire for skid steers to its TGS2 lineup. With a focus on snow removal and landscaping, the tire’s open-shoulder tread design and full-tread depth are designed to provide traction in snow, ice and mud. Modern Tire Dealer – News


Discount Tire Expands in Houston Metropolitan Area – RetreadLife.com

Discount Tire has added a store in Sugar Land, Texas. It is the third Discount Tire outlet in Sugar Land, which is part of the Houston metropolitan area, and the 12th location in Fort Bend County. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


NCTDA to Honor Dealers at 2017 Expo – RetreadLife.com

The North Carolina Tire Dealers Association (NCTDA) will honor its 2017 Dealer of the Year and induct two new members into its Hall of Fame. Modern Tire Dealer – News


BKT Is Named Port Tire Manufacturer of the Year – RetreadLife.com

Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) received a port tire manufacturer of the year award for port and terminal cargo handling equipment at the Terminal Operator Excellence Awards 2016 in Dubai, UAE. Modern Tire Dealer


Carlstar To Increase Prices on ITP-Branded ATV and UTV Tires – RetreadLife.com

The Carlstar Group LLC is increasing pricing on its ITP-branded line of specialty tire products, effective Feb. 6, 2017. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Alttran makes investment in equipment – RetreadLife.com

HUDSON, Ohio—Alttran has invested $ 250,000 in lab equipment and equipment upgrades, the first phase of a multi-year plan to enhance the capabilities at the firm’s research and development laboratory. Rubber News – 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.
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