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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:


Rotary Lift Receives U.S. Patent for Y-Lift – RetreadLife.com

Rotary Lift has received United States patent number 9254990 B2 covering two major aspects of the design of its Y-Lift vertical rise platform lift. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


PERSONNEL MATTERS: OSHA electronic reporting rule clears final hurdle – RetreadLife.com

WASHINGTON — The White House has signed off on a controversial new regulatory… Tire Business – RSS News Feed


Worldpac Opens Regional Warehouse in Ontario – RetreadLife.com

Worldpac Inc. has opened a new regional branch warehouse in London, Ontario. The facility is the company’s 24th location in Canada.  Modern Tire Dealer


OE and UHP Sales in Europe and North America Help Hankook’s 1Q Results – RetreadLife.com

Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. reported global consolidated sales of 1.63 trillion won for its first quarter of 2016, up 9.4% versus the year-ago period when sales were 1.48 trillion won. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Chinese OTR tire maker challenges Commerce Dept. in court – RetreadLife.com

NEW YORK — A Chinese manufacturer of OTR tires has filed a complaint…. Tire Business – RSS News Feed


Sullivan Tire Adds Store in Somerville – RetreadLife.com

Sullivan Tire Co. is opening a 7,500-square-foot store in Somerville, Mass., near Porter Square, Union Square and Harvard University. It is the company’s 82nd location. Modern Tire Dealer


BLOG: Car dealers need to see service as hot money spot this year – RetreadLife.com

DETROIT — Earlier this year, some auto industry titans warned that new-car sales have… Tire Business – RSS News Feed


Analyst Says Cooper Tire Started the Year on a High Note – RetreadLife.com

Net income was down. Net sales were down. Operating income was down. But Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s first-quarter results are misleading, according to industry analyst Nick Mitchell. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Tate Boys Tire & Service Names a New CEO – RetreadLife.com

Tate Boys Tire & Service LLC has named Martin (Marty) Schoenthaler as a new partner and CEO, effective May 1. Modern Tire Dealer


SI Group receives silver award from EcoVadis – RetreadLife.com

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—SI Group ranked in the top 13 percent for global supply chain sustainability among more than 25,000 companies assessed worldwide by EcoVadis, earning a Silver Award for its efforts. 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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