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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:


Dunlop Signature HP all-season tire debuts – RetreadLife.com

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has unveiled its latest Dunlop high-performance all-season tire — the Signature HP. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Goodyear names charity award winner – RetreadLife.com

GRAPEVINE, Texas — Goodyear has recognized the charitable contributions of Cornwall, Ontario-based Benson Group,… Tire Business – RSS News Feed


Goodyear reveals two new Kelly Edge tires – RetreadLife.com

At its North American tire dealer meeting Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has introduced the Kelly Edge A/S and Kelly Edge AT – new products to cover performance touring, passenger, CUV, SUV and all-terrain tire segments. The company says the products will help usher in a new generation of consumer tires for the Kelly brand. Modern Tire Dealer – SuppliersRead the Rest…


Nexen gains OE spot on Fiat 500X – RetreadLife.com

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. — Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles N.V. has selected two 17-inch versions of Nexen Tire Corp.’s CP671… Tire Business – RSS News Feed


Michelin launches backhoe tire – RetreadLife.com

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin North America Inc. has launched the Michelin BibLoad Hard Surface radial tire for backhoes. Tire Business – RSS News Feed


BPI to buy Canadian friction products maker – RetreadLife.com

MCHENRY, Ill. — Brake Parts Inc L.L.C. is planning to acquire the assets of Canadian friction materials maker OE Quality Friction Inc. Tire Business – RSS News Feed


Record attendance at Goodyear Dealer Meeting – RetreadLife.com

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is hosting its largest dealer meeting ever Jan. 25-27, 2015, in Dallas, Texas. Here is a sneek peak at what to expect. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Giti is unhappy with tariff determination – RetreadLife.com

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the anti-dumping investigation of imports of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires from China on Jan. 21, 2015. Modern Tire Dealer – News


Dow Corning appoints president for China region – RetreadLife.com

SHANGHAI—Dow Corning has appointed Jeroen Bloemhard as its new greater China president. Rubber News – RSS News Feed


Campbell family now set to race on Nitto Grapplers – RetreadLife.com

Nitto Tire raised eyebrows in the hard-core off-road community at the 2015 Nitto King of the Hammers driver’s drawing party. On January 9, Campbell Enterprises announced their new tire sponsor: Shannon, Wayland and Bailey Campbell will campaign Nitto Trail Grappler tires. 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.