Tire retread Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Oliver Rubber introduces drive retread for long haul, regional applications

Oliver Rubber, provider of products and services to the tire retreading industry, has launched the Oliver Performance Drive, a drive position retread for long haul and regional applications. “The Performance Drive is the newest Oliver product. It is designed with unique properties to assist fleet operations in controlling their overall tire expenditures,” said Philip Boarts,

Oliver Rubber drive retread long haul, regional
Protecting your truck tire investment

Tires are a major expense for every fleet. Fleet maintenance managers are always working to optimize tire programs and reduce costs. More than 85% of fleets retread in order to lower tire cost per mile. The cost of a retreaded tire varies based on many factors, including tread design, tread depth and specific compounds. However, the

Tires Wheels Column
Tire “remanufacturing” pays dividends

“We were ‘green’ before it was cool,” proclaimed Randy Hanson, technical training manager, training and development, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions at its training center located within Bridgestone Americas’ LaVergne, Tenn., manufacturing facility. A 13-year veteran with Bandag, Hanson served as a field service rep become assuming the important and influential training role. With the genuine passion

Tire remanufacturing pays dividends