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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:


AAPEX Offers Daily Keynote Sessions on the Future of Vehicles, Buyers and Shops – RetreadLife.com

The future of the vehicle, buyer and shop will be discussed in morning keynote sessions every day of the 2017 edition of the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX). Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Kumho Tire Co. Will Soon Have a New Chairman – RetreadLife.com

Kim Jong-Ho has been appointed chairman of Kumho Tire Co. Inc. by Korean Development Bank, the current creditors of Kumho Tire. The appointment will be effective Dec. 1, 2017. Modern Tire Dealer


Austin Theriault Wins ARCA Championship – RetreadLife.com

Driving the Federated Auto Parts No. 52 car, Austin Theriault and Ken Schrader Racing captured the 2017 ARCA championship Friday night at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Modern Tire Dealer – News


Kumho Tire Co. Will Soon Have a New Chairman – RetreadLife.com

Kim Jong-Ho has been appointed chairman of Kumho Tire Co. Inc. by Korean Development Bank, the current creditors of Kumho Tire. The appointment will be effective Dec. 1, 2017. Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


Max-Trac recalling Viper Stryke scooter tires – RetreadLife.com

WASHINGTON — Max-Trac Tire Co. Inc. is recalling 245 Avon Viper Stryke scooter tires because of possible tread bulges or separations. Tire Business – RSS News Feed


Austin Theriault Wins ARCA Championship – RetreadLife.com

Driving the Federated Auto Parts No. 52 car, Austin Theriault and Ken Schrader Racing captured the 2017 ARCA championship Friday night at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Modern Tire Dealer


Williams Martini Racing: Mexican Grand Prix Preview – RetreadLife.com

We embark on our fifth and final back-to-back race of the season as we visit Mexico City for Round 18 of the 2017 Formula One World Championship. Modern Tire Dealer – News


Tire Pricing Improves, But There Are Signs It Might Not Stick for Remainder of 2017 – RetreadLife.com

Tire pricing improved slightly in September, says industry analyst and Modern Tire Dealer columnist Nick Mitchell. But there are also early signs of some price drops coming into play for the final quarter of 2017.   Modern Tire Dealer – Suppliers – News


AAPEX Offers Daily Keynote Sessions on the Future of Vehicles, Buyers and Shops – RetreadLife.com

The future of the vehicle, buyer and shop will be discussed in morning keynote sessions every day of the 2017 edition of the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX). Modern Tire Dealer


Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Hosts Grand Prize Winners – RetreadLife.com

Winners of the road warrior promotional trip from the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance gathered in Phoenix, Ariz., and spent two days on the track of the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving.   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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