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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:


Mike Gould, the Man Who Brought Tires to Midas, Is Retiring – RetreadLife.com

Mike Gould, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Midas franchise, will retire at the end of 2016. In the coming months he’ll work with the former Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC executive who will replace him. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Mike Gould, the Man Who Brought Tires to Midas, Is Retiring – RetreadLife.com

Mike Gould, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Midas franchise, will retire at the end of 2016. In the coming months he’ll work with the former Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC executive who will replace him. Modern Tire Dealer


Fed divide sharpens between D.C. board, regional chiefs – RetreadLife.com

WASHINGTON — Remarks from Federal Reserve officials on Sept. 29 highlighted a growing split between its Washington, D.C.-based Board of Governors and… Tire Business – RSS News Feed


Hunter Improves Flush Mount Design of Drive-Over Tread Depth System – RetreadLife.com

Hunter Engineering Co. says it has improved the flush mount design of its drive-over tread depth system to ensure zero obstructions or obstacles in the inspection lane. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Michelin slams ‘unacceptable’ lobbying for tougher tread-depth rules – RetreadLife.com

PARIS — Group Michelin has expressed strong opposition to what it calls lobbying for tires to be replaced as soon as the tread depth reaches 3 to 4 millimeters, arguing that to do so would impact consumers negatively Tire Business – RSS News Feed


Bartec Expands Placard Coverage for Tech400Pro TPMS Tool – RetreadLife.com

Bartec USA LLC’s Tech400Pro and Tech500 tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) tools can now adjust the recommended inflation pressure (RIP or placard) for 23 additional vehicles. Modern Tire Dealer


Toyo Open Country A26 Tire Is OE on Nissan Titan – RetreadLife.com

The Toyo Open Country A26 tire has been selected as the original equipment tire for the 2017 Nissan Titan in North America. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Tyres International Founder TC Johnson Dies – RetreadLife.com

Thomas C. “TC” Johnson, founder of Tyres International Inc., died Sept. 15, 2016. He was 93 years old. Modern Tire Dealer – News


Tyres International Founder TC Johnson Dies – RetreadLife.com

Thomas C. “TC” Johnson, founder of Tyres International Inc., died Sept. 15, 2016. He was 93 years old. Modern Tire Dealer


Continental Tire To Present Extreme Spirit Award At IMSA Banquets – RetreadLife.com

Continental Tire is set to present the Extreme Spirit award at the 2016 Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge and WeatherTech SportsCar Championship banquets this weekend. Modern Tire Dealer – 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.
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