GPX, Trelleborg Form Partnership - Tire Review Magazine

GPX, Trelleborg Form Partnership

GPX International Tire Corp. and Trelleborg Wheel Systems have entered into a strategic alliance under which Trelleborg will become the exclusive distributor of Galaxy brand farm, forestry, agri-industrial and OTR tires in Europe.

The agreement, effective April 1, covers 25 European countries including Albania, Belgium, Belarus, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Germany,
Georgia, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherland, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and Ukraine.  
 
The range of Galaxy-branded pneumatic products covered by the agreement includes tires for diverse and demanding applications such as: agricultural radial and bias, skid steer, forestry, lawn and garden, OTR, backhoe and telescopic handlers, as well as other agricultural and industrial segments.
 
GPX will continue to independently market its range of Forklift Industrial, Inter-Modal port and full range of solid tires.
 
The collaboration between the companies started in 2007, through a pilot program for the exclusive distribution of the Galaxy agricultural tire range in Spain, Italy and the Nordic Countries. The program proved to be a success and on that basis, GPX and Trelleborg decided to expand the program broadly across Europe ro better serve their customers and strengthen the position of their respective brands in the market, the companies stated in a press release. (Tire Review/Akron) 

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