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April 12, 2018

Top Retreaders Must Compete Against Tier 4 Truck Tires

It’s difficult to find a topic most people agree on, but among retreaders, concern over low-cost Chinese tires is one of them.

April 11, 2018

What's Wrecking Your Tires?

Since tires rarely self-destruct, there is always a smoking gun, and it’s in your best interest to find it. You do that through failure analysis.

March 29, 2018

Les Schwab Recalls Retread Truck Tires

Les Schwab is recalling 41,336 steel-belted radial retread truck tires because the vulcanizing compound used during the process may not have been completely cured, which can lead to incomplete adhesion of the tread to the tire casing.

January 31, 2018

Replacement Truck Tire Shipments Set a Record in 2017

With new truck tire facilities being planned and new and retreaded truck tires topping the 33 million mark domestically, the estimates are that truck tire shipments will be up again this year.

December 29, 2017

What Tire Dealers Can Tell us About Truck Tire Trends

Low-cost imported tires, retread demand, and the increasing presence of truckstop chains into the tire market are among the trends seen in the truck tire market in Modern Tire Dealer’s annual survey of commercial tire dealers.

November 27, 2017

Bridgestone Names New Bandag Marketing Director

Bridgestone Americas has named LaTres Jarrett as director, marketing for Bandag, the Bridgestone business dedicated to the research, development, and manufacturing of retreads.

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.

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