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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:


USW Praises DOC Tariff Decision on Truck and Bus Tires From China – RetreadLife.com

The United Steelworkers (USW) union is praising the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) preliminary anti-dumping (AD) determination of tariffs of at least 20% on truck and bus tire imports from China. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Haas F1 Team’s Steiner On The Italian Connection – RetreadLife.com

An interview with Guenther Steiner, Team Principle of Haas F1 Team. Modern Tire Dealer – News


The Italian Job – RetreadLife.com

When Haas F1 Team debuted in the 2016 FIA Formula One World Championship to become the first American Formula One team in 30 years, it did so with help from two Italian partners – Scuderia Ferrari and Dallara. Modern Tire Dealer


Georgia Dealers Plan 2017 Convention – RetreadLife.com

The Georgia Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association will hold its 2017 annual conference July 14-16, 2017, at One Ocean Resort & Spa in Atlantic Beach, Fla. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


USW applauds antidumping findings against Chinese tires – RetreadLife.com

WASHINGTON—The United Steelworkers union said it was pleased with the Commerce Department’s preliminary finding of dumping against truck and bus tires imported from China. Rubber News – RSS News Feed


Kumho Offers Fall Rebate for 9 Tread Patterns – RetreadLife.com

Kumho Tire USA Inc. is offering consumers a rebate of up to $ 100 for the purchase of eligible sets of four tires. The “Start the Season Off Right” fall rebate runs Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, 2016. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


14th Annual CITEXPO Will Be Held in a New Venue – RetreadLife.com

The 2016 China International Tire Expo will be held Sept. 26-28 in a new venue, the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. Modern Tire Dealer


Automotive Distribution Network Names CFO – RetreadLife.com

The Automotive Distribution Network (Network) has named Mike Whitten its first chief financial officer. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Photos: Grand Opening of Virginia Tire & Auto’s Bristow Store – RetreadLife.com

Fairfax-based Virginia Tire & Auto LLC hosted racing legend and Firestone brand spokesman Mario Andretti on Aug. 25, 2016, at the grand opening of its newest location in Bristow, Va. Andretti visited with hundreds of fans and signed autographs. The 11-bay store opened in July 2016 and is the dealership’s 13th outlet in Northern Virginia. Click through our gallery toRead the rest of this page »


Bridgestone, Dow back education in Brazil – RetreadLife.com

RIO DE JANEIRO—Bridgestone and Dow—both TOP Olympic sponsors—have joined forces with Transforma, the official education program of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic games, to support and enhance educational opportunities for children and… 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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