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November 7, 2017

Latest Innovations in Retread Tires

Long a staple of the replacement tire market for trucks and vans as well as tractor-trailers, aircraft, and buses, new advances in manufacturing and technology have made retreaded tires an attractive choice for fleet owners and operators.

September 25, 2017

Voice of Retreading Brodsky Passes Away

Harvey Brodsky, longtime managing director of the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) and then the Retread Tire Association (RTA), has died in Pacific Grove, Calif. He was 81.

September 12, 2017

Ultra Low Profile Vantage Drive Tire Retread

Oliver Rubber's Ultra Low Profile Vantage Drive is a SmartWay-verified, wide-base drive-axle position retread for regional applications.

April 17, 2017

Tread Rubber and Repair Group Puts Recommended Practices Online

The Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Materials Manufacturers Group has completed additional recommended practices for retreading and repairing tires and is making them available online through the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau.

April 11, 2017

Bandag Marks 60th Anniversary with Launch of Built for Better

Bandag is marking its 60th anniversary with the launch of a new global campaign called Built for Better, which will unite the Bandag brand globally and position retreads as a sustainable business solution for fleet customers of any size.

March 21, 2017

Lug Traction Drive Retread

Oliver Rubber Company’s Lug Traction Drive is a lightweight, open-shoulder drive-position tire retread for regional and urban commercial vehicles.

November 21, 2016

Tires are a Depreciating Asset: 10 Ways to Slow the Rate of Depreciation

As a wear item, tires are a depreciating asset. Your job, as the fleet manager, is to slow the rate of depreciation. Replacement tires as a cost category are a fleet’s second-largest operating expense, exceeded only by fuel. By maximizing tire tread life, you lower per-mile costs, resulting in fewer premature removals and optimizing the condition of tire casings, allowing for multiple retreads.

November 11, 2016

BestDrive Opens Cincinnati Tire Location

BestDrive, LLC, a commercial tire dealer and retreader, celebrated the opening of its newest location in Cincinnati.

September 20, 2016

Retread Tire for Regional Applications

Oliver Rubber Company launched the Orco HS Trailer, a trailer-position retread for regional applications and designed for cost efficiency

July 5, 2016

MD XDN 2 Pre-Mold Retread

Michelin Americas Truck Tires' MD XDN 2 Pre-Mold retread is a drive-position retread designed for longer wear life, durability and traction.

June 14, 2016

Drive Tire Retreads

Bandag’s DR 5.3 and DR4.3 are two retread patterns designed for drive applications in truckload, less-than-truckload and pick-up and delivery fleets.

June 7, 2016

BRM3 Refuse Tire Retread

Bridgestone Americas’ Bandag BRM3 all-position retread features a compound and tread design engineered for longer wear, durability and traction in refuse applications.

May 10, 2016

Michelin Opens El Paso Retread Facility

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has opened a new Oliver Rubber retread facility in El Paso, Texas, called Border Recapping.

May 3, 2016

Pre-Mold Refuse Tire Retread

Michelin Americas Truck Tires's Michelin X One XZU S+ Pre-Mold retread is designed for all-position, wide-base single tires in waste and refuse truck applications.

February 18, 2016

Retread Sales Fell, But Tire Market Stable Last Year

The domestic retreaded truck tire market was down in 2015 compared to 2014, however, the health of the truck tire market also depends on new truck tire shipments. They were up 4%.

November 3, 2015

Bandag Tire Retread

Bridgestone Commercial’s Bandag TR4.1 trailer tire retread is designed for small to medium truckload, less-than-truckload and pick-up and delivery fleets.

October 28, 2015

Continental Expands Retreading Network in Las Vegas

Continental Tire the Americas has partnered with Las Vegas-based tire dealer CMC Tire to offer retread service to the area through a new facility.

May 27, 2015

Goodyear Retread Plants Open for Sales, Service

Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Center retread plants in three important, high-traffic areas have opened sales and service departments,

April 29, 2015

Finding Replacement Tires for Medium-Duty Trucks

Fleet managers opting for new replacement tires instead of retreads for their medium-duty trucks must tailor the tire to not only the specific gross vehicle weight, but also to the application and specific conditions in which the vehicle will operate.

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.

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