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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:


Arnott Air Struts for S-Class Mercedes Benz – RetreadLife.com

Arnott Inc. has introduced aftermarket right and left rear air struts for the 1999 to 2006 S-Class Mercedes-Benz (W220 Chassis) with Airmatic and with or without 4Matic. Modern Tire Dealer


Cooper Tires Expands Mazda Road To Indy Role – RetreadLife.com

As the Official Tire of all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy, Cooper Tires plays a key role in developing the next generation of open-wheel talent beyond providing high quality, dependable performance tires. Modern Tire Dealer – News


Yokohama’s Soccer Partnership Includes Free Youth Clinics – RetreadLife.com

Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) is kicking up its soccer game another notch this summer in partnership with the Chelsea Football Club. The two are holding free youth soccer clinics in the U.S. in conjunction with Chelsea’s U.S. summer tour. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Double Coin parent to build Thailand plant – RetreadLife.com

RAYONG, Thailand—Shanghai Huayi Group, the holding company of Chinese tire maker Double Coin, is setting up a tire production joint venture in Thailand. Rubber News – RSS News Feed


Cooper Tires Expands Mazda Road To Indy Role – RetreadLife.com

As the Official Tire of all three levels of the Mazda Road to Indy, Cooper Tires plays a key role in developing the next generation of open-wheel talent beyond providing high quality, dependable performance tires. Modern Tire Dealer


Garage Gurus Earns Reaccreditation, Multiple Commendations – RetreadLife.com

Garage Gurus, Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ technical education platform for technicians and other front-line professionals in the North American auto care industry, has been reaccredited to Continuing Automotive Service Education (CASE) standards by the Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) and National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Modern Tire Dealer – News


Kumho Sponsors Hoops Tournament – RetreadLife.com

Kumho Tire USA Inc.is adding to its sports sponsorship portfolio with The Basketball Tournament (TBT), a month-long contest that culminates with a $ 2 million championship game Aug. 2 broadcast on ESPN. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Williams Martini Racing: Hungarian Grand Prix – RetreadLife.com

Rob Smedley, Head of Performance Engineering: I’m disappointed with that result. We had to work very hard for those two points.I think we achieved the maximum we could with Valtteri, he drove a solid race, but the pace of the car is just not there. Modern Tire Dealer


Toyoda Gosei to establish automotive parts plant in India – RetreadLife.com

KIYOSU, Japan—Toyoda Gosei is establishing a new plant in Bawal in the Indian state of Haryana in an effort to meet the growing demand for automotive parts. Rubber News – News


Look for a New UHP Tire from ZC Rubber this Summer – RetreadLife.com

Before the summer is over, Zhongce Rubber Group Co. Ltd. will launch an ultra-high performance passenger and SUV tire. It will offer the new SA57 globally. 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.
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