Marangoni Tread North America has added Pride Enterprises in Avon Park, Florida to the Marangoni Ringtread network.
Marangoni SPA and Borrachas Vipal SA have formed a partnership aimed at increasing both companies’ synergies and productivity to strengthen the industrial and commercial organization of both groups. Marangoni said its partnership with Vipal will create “the largest global independent player in the tire retreading sector.” The project will develop in 2019, Marangoni said. The
Not every tire failure requires a major investigation. Sometimes, the 3-in. screw sticking out the sidewall makes it pretty obvious why the tire is out of service. Other times, the autopsy requires a bit more digging to understand the circumstances that led to the tire’s demise. In order to get a better idea of
When it comes to medium- and heavy-duty trucks, small increases in cost-per-mile can have a major effect on the bottom line. After all, you can’t shrink the distance between two points, and driving and maintenance improvements can only improve the lifespan of a single tread by so much. To get better returns beyond that, you
Marangoni Tread North America has announced the addition of a new Ringtread Extreme Performance splice-less spread axle tread, the RTL SA 16/32-in., to its XP Extreme Performance line. Tires on a spread axle or multi-axle trailer are subject to premature wear when cornering due to tires dragging which causes lateral stress, shoulders twist, scrap, scrub, chip
Marangoni Tread North America has announced that Hancock County Tire and Retreading in Bluffton, Ohio is now a member of the Marangoni Tread North America family of independent retreaders and will be offering Marangoni’s signature brand Ringtread. Sumerel Tire Service Inc. of Newport, Ky., opened Hancock County Tire and Retreading in 2011. “Hancock County Tire and Retreading added
Marangoni Tread North America has announced the introduction of the first ever wide-base precured splice-less retread for concrete mixers that run 425/65R22.5 and 445/65R22.5 tires. The Ringtread MIX400 is suited for all Concrete Mixer applications where superior traction, durability and reliability are required, the company said. It features wide open shoulders in order to keep them
Marangoni Tread North America has announced that J&R Tire Inc. in Fairburn, Ga., is now a member of the Marangoni Tread North America family of independent dealers and will be offering Marangoni’s signature brand Ringtread (The Splice-Less Retread) as well as Unitread pre-cure treads in the greater Atlanta area. J&R Tire Inc. has been serving the
“SmartWay verification is becoming an increasingly important designation for retreads as more fleets realize that the use of fuel-efficient retreads can help them control their costs more effectively,” says Brian Buckham, general manager of product marketing for Goodyear Commercial Tire. “By leveraging new tire compounding technology and tread designs, we can continue to make strides
As part of this month’s feature on tire management, several tire industry experts weighed in on the topic of retreading. “This may sound funny coming from a new tire manufacturer that doesn’t offer a retread solution in North America, but retreading is imperative to lower the fleet cost of operation,” said Rick Phillips, Yokohama vice
Marangoni Tread North America (MTNA) recently manufactured its four millionth tread at its Madison, Tenn., facility. MTNA began tread production at the Madison plant in 2004, and hit its one million tread mark in 2008. Since then, both capacity and production have increased dramatically, according to the company. MTNA noted that the four millionth tread
Regardless of the retread you select, the process rests on the quality of the tire casing. It takes a quality casing to produce a quality retread. Every aspect of the new tire building process impacts casing quality, including the tire building process, grade of materials selected, engineering modeling, tire design and the tire’s dimensional specifications.