Business, Equipment

Marangoni Tread North America Announces Tennessee Plant Expansion

Marangoni Retread tire John Sommers II for Transport Topics

Marangoni Tread North America, a full-service retread products supplier, announced it had begun expanding its tread manufacturing plant in Tennessee.

Transport Topics
December 21, 2018
Business, Equipment

Harvey Brodsky, ‘Voice of Retreading,’ Dies at Age 81

Harvey Brodsky, known around the world as the “voice of retreading” and who was the former managing director of the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau and the Retread Tire Association, died Sept. 17 of complications from lung cancer at his home in Pacific Grove, Calif. He was 81.

September 28, 2017
Technology, Equipment, Safety

Fleets Weigh the Benefits of Retreads Versus New Tires

retread tires Katie Pyzyk

Old habits die hard, as well as negative perceptions. Such is the case with unfavorable views of retread tires. But many fleets are choosing retreads over new tires due to improvements in product quality combined with cost savings.

Katie Pyzyk | Contributing Writer
July 24, 2017

Oliver Rubber Offers New Drive-Position Retread

Oliver Rubber Co., a provider of rubber products to the tire-retreading industry,  introduced PD Drive, an open-shoulder, SmartWay-verified, drive-position retread for linehaul and regional applications.

Transport Topics
September 17, 2015

First Commercial Tire Retread Facility Opens In Western Canada

Continental Tire and Quality Tire Service, the largest independent tire dealer in Saskatchewan, said they have opened the first commercial tire retread facility in western Canada.

Transport Topics
September 2, 2015