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TRIB Outlines Areas of Focus for 2020

Monitoring legislative threats, focusing on "the green aspect" of retreading and delivering strong financial results will continue to be priorities for the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) moving into next year.  

Clif Armstrong, president and CEO of Marangoni Tread North America Inc.
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Expert Opinions: Retread Suppliers Forecast Continued Growth

Few sectors of our industry have changed as dramatically as retreading. I recently asked several Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Material Manufacturers’ Group (TRMG) member companies to provide their outlook on the current and future state of retreading.

Here I am in the old ITRA Training Center teaching a commercial tire service class. Based on my waist and hairline, I’m guessing it’s around 1998.
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Retreads (And Retreaders) Are Better Than Ever

Kevin Rohlwing is celebrating 37 years in the tire industry this year. That's given him plenty of time to see a massive shift in retread technology. Gone are the days of technicians eye-balling the tread on the casing. But he says the retread revolution is far from over.

Blog

Six Retreading Experts Peer 10 Years into the Future

“Where do you see the retread market in 10 years?” That is the question Kevin Rohlwing, the Tire Industry Association’s senior vice president of training, asked industry experts as part of his article on the retread market for our October issue.

Ziegler Tire celebrated its 100th anniversary at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
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4 Generations of Zieglers Know How to Stay in Business

Ziegler Tire & Supply Co. celebrated its 100th anniversary at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, last night, an appropriate venue because the National Football League is celebrating its 100th season this year. (Go Browns!)

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Texas Retreader Joins Marangoni Network

Texas-based KCT Retreads LLC, which goes to market as King Country Retread, has joined the Marangoni Tread North America Inc. independent dealer network and will offer Marangoni’s Ringtread brand throughout Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

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Love's Opens Its 5th Retread Plant

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores has opened its fifth retread plant. The Laredo, Texas, location is the company's second retread facility in the state. The site also will be home to a distribution center.

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