Retreads

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January 27, 2015

Replacement Truck Tire Demand Doubles

Compared with 2013, truck tire shipments in 2014 were up 1.6 million units, while the number of retreaded tires was up 800,000 units.

January 13, 2015

What You Can Learn From Tires When You're Ready to Scrap Them

Scrap piles call tell a lot about how fleets are using their tires and help reduce tire costs and improve miles to removal.

December 30, 2014

RTA Bets $100 on Retread Challenge

The Retread Tire Association announced that it would donate $100 to back up the company’s Retread Challenge, which is meant to prove the safety of tire retreads.

December 23, 2014

Marangoni Facility Produces 4 Millionth Tread

Marangoni Tread North America manufactured the company’s 4 millionth tread at its Madison, Tennessee, facility.

December 22, 2014

RTA Launches Monthly Retread Events Calendar

The Retread Tire Association is launching a regularly updated calendar of upcoming retread related conferences and trade shows beginning in January.

September 26, 2014

Tread Dealer Celebrates 40 Years

Parmenter, Inc. celebrated 40 years in business recently, announced Marangoni Tread North America who uses Parmenter as a Ringtread dealer.

September 22, 2014

How to Evaluate Performance of Improved Tire Designs

Tire companies continue to make improvements to existing products on an ongoing basis. New materials in combination with new and improved design construction may significantly help tire performance.

August 21, 2014

Bandag B799 Tread for Mild Mixed-Service Retreads

Bridgestone's new Bandag B799 tread is designed for retread tires being used in mild mixed service.

August 20, 2014

McCarthy Tire Acquires Terry-Haggerty Tire

McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. purchased Terry-Haggerty Tire Co. from Jim and Tom Terry in a transaction that closed Aug. 11.

August 14, 2014

The True Causes of Rubber on the Road

Video from the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau and Tire Industry Association shows that retread tires may not be the cause of rubber on the road. The two groups cite independent research and offer easy-to-understand explanations of reasons tires fail and litter highways with dangerous debris.

July 25, 2014

Piedmont Truck Tires Joins ContiLifeCycle Network

Piedmont Truck Tires, a Southern-based commercial tire dealership, has joined the ContiLifeCycle dealer network for retreads.

July 14, 2014

Has the U.S. SmartWay Program Helped Retreading?

With regulations affecting how fleets fit their wheels, the retreading industry is still deciding whether or not the inclusion of verified low-rolling-resistance tires on the EPA's SmartWay list has helped the industry.

July 7, 2014

Retread Your Way to Prosperity

Despite success stories reported by successful fleets, some misconceptions about retreads still exist. These myths are often based on bad, and sometimes severely outdated, information.

June 12, 2014

Recommended Practices Guide Released for Tire Retreading, Tire Repairs

The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau, along with the Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Materials Manufacturers' Group, has released an updated industry recommended practices for tire retreading and tire repairing.

May 27, 2014

Wilson County Tire & Retreading Opens New Marangoni Retread Plant

Sumerel Tire Service, Newport, Ky., has expanded its operation to include the middle Tennessee market area with the addition of a new Marangoni retread facility in Lebanon, Tenn.

May 12, 2014

Oliver Rubber Introduces Drive Retreads

Oliver Rubber has launched the Oliver Performance Drive, a drive position retread for long haul and regional applications.

March 24, 2014

TRIB Wants to Know if You Can Spot a Retread

The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau will hold a "Spot The Retreads" competition at the Mid-America Trucking Show from March 27-29 in Louisville, Ky.

March 12, 2014

Top 3 Ways to Preserve Tire Life (And Value)

Still waiting for the million-mile tire? Don’t hold your breath, but we’ll probably see such a tire in our lifetime. For now, you’ll have to settle for half a million miles.

January 9, 2014

Goodyear Expands Its Retread Network

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has expanded its Goodyear Authorized Retread network with the addition of Colonial Tire Distributors, a Richmond, Va.-based firm that serves trucking fleets with new Goodyear commercial truck tires, Goodyear retreads, and other products and services.

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