Mexican company buys assets from Associated Rubber

Dec. 7, 2004

Galgo, Mexico’s largest tread rubber supplier, has acquired the assets of Associated Rubber Co.´s tread rubber operations. The acquisition includes Associated´s precure press and all tread molds.

The equipment will move to Galgo´s new production facility near Mexico City, where Galgo manufactures PRE-Q treads and other retread-related products.

Dallas, Texas-based PRE-Q Rubber Ltd. Co., a subsidiary of Galgo, sells PRE-Q treads in the United States.

Most of Associated Rubber’s tread rubber sales personnel will join PRE-Q Rubber’s existing sales team, according to PRE-Q.