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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:


Team Nitto Tire dominates 2014 Ultra4 Off-Road Series – RetreadLife.com

Loren Healy takes 4400 “Unlimited Class” West & East title and Nitto Tire Ultra4 National Championship win in Reno, Nevada this past weekend. Modern Tire Dealer – News


Anco brand returns as NHL’s official wiper blade – RetreadLife.com

Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ Anco Wipers brand is returning for a second year as the official wiper blade of the National Hockey League (NHL) for the 2014-15 season. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Recent deal to help Greatoo expand U.S. presence – RetreadLife.com

AKRON—Greatoo Inc. greatly increased its U.S. business when it acquired a majority stake in an Akron-based tire mold maker earlier this year, and now it is planning an expansion along with its new partner. Rubber News – RSS News Feed


Michelin says sales are down, volume is up – RetreadLife.com

Groupe Michelin posted net sales of 14.5 billion euros for the first nine months ended Sept. 30, 2014. That was a 4.7% decrease compared to the first nine months of 2013. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Pam Gatto to get ‘Central Fla. humanitarian’ award – RetreadLife.com

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Pamela Gatto had two little boys and a three-month-old baby girl when her father, Mike Gatto, asked her to help him with his tire store. Tire Business – RSS News Feed


What does the U.S. have against Double Coin? – RetreadLife.com

Wow. The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) wants to come down hard on Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and its domestic marketing arm, China Manufacturers Association LLC. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Bridgestone Bandag to support Oxford health system – RetreadLife.com

OXFORD, N.C.—Bridgestone Bandag L.L.C. has pledged a charitable donation of $ 30,000 to the Granville Health System Foundation in Oxford, where Bridgestone Bandag has a tread rubber and retread materials plant. Rubber News – RSS News Feed


What does the U.S. have against Double Coin? – RetreadLife.com

Wow. The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) wants to come down hard on Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and its domestic marketing arm, China Manufacturers Association LLC. Modern Tire Dealer – News


Green tire technology – RetreadLife.com

Europe and Japan are the most advanced in this area Modern Tire Dealer – Technology – Articles


Nashville retreader has new website – RetreadLife.com

Tire Recappers of Nashville Inc. has redesigned its website to provide easier navigation through its inventory of retread tires. 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.