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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:


Huayi Tire Canada Picks 50-Year Veteran for East Region Sales – RetreadLife.com

Huayi Tire Canada Inc., the marketer and distributor for Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and its associate brands, has named Robert Vetter the east region fleet sales manager. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Practice Sessions – RetreadLife.com

Ambient and track temperatures were obviously lower in the late afternoon FP2 session than they were in FP1 on the Baku street circuit today. Modern Tire Dealer


Firestone Industrial Products names managing director of sales – RetreadLife.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Firestone Industrial Products named Benjamin Rosenblum as managing director of sales, Firestone Europe & Asia. Rubber News – RSS News Feed


Michelin Plans a Global Reorganization, and Job Cuts – RetreadLife.com

A planned reorganization by Michelin Group “would significantly impact jobs” in the U.S. and France. But there’s one part of the business that won’t be affected: Michelin’s production facilities.   Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Haas F1 Team: Azerbaijan Practice – RetreadLife.com

The eighth round of the 2017 FIA Formula One World Championship began with practice Friday at Baku City Circuit in Azerbaijan as teams prepared for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix Sunday. Modern Tire Dealer


Michelin Plans a Global Reorganization, and Job Cuts – RetreadLife.com

A planned reorganization by Michelin Group “would significantly impact jobs” in the U.S. and France. But there’s one part of the business that won’t be affected: Michelin’s production facilities.   Modern Tire Dealer – News


Six Hankook Tire Dealers Will Host Events for Veterans – RetreadLife.com

Six tire dealers will help Hankook Tire America Corp. continue its partnership with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization. Those dealers will host the group’s Mobile Service Offices (MSO) at their stores so the DAV can reach out to veterans in those communities.   Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Michelin, Safran unveil ‘connected’ aircraft tire at Paris Air Show – RetreadLife.com

PARIS—Michelin and French aircraft systems manufacturer Safran Group introduced what they described as “the world’s first” connected aircraft tire during the Paris Air Show. Rubber News – News


Bridgestone Invests in Tire Recycling – RetreadLife.com

After three years as a major, confidential investor in a tire recycling project, Bridgestone Americas Inc. is assuming the role of minority investor.   Modern Tire Dealer


Site work at Nokian’s Tennessee plant to start in August – RetreadLife.com

DAYTON, Tenn.—Site preparation work for Nokian Tyres’ $ 360 million Dayton tire plant is scheduled to start in August. 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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