GRI acquired Klumpenaar Industriebanden BV in the Netherlands, an aftermarket tire company specializing in supplying tires for heavy equipment such as forklifts. Founded in 2010, Klumpenaar Industriebanden BV has a warehouse and office complex in which it operates in Ede, around 70 miles southeast of Amsterdam. GRI says many on the company’s team come with
Maxam Tire unveiled the MS700 resilient solid tire to its existing industrial tire series. Similar to the recently launched MS600 press-on solid, the MS700 will be developed in the newly opened solid tire factory. The MS700 resilient will encompass the all-new “liquid gold” patent-pending compound technology, EcoPoint3TM. According to Maxam, EcoPoint3TM compounding, otherwise known as
Scurrying around the Pierce County Terminal in Tacoma, Washington—serviced by Everport Terminal Services—at 18 miles per hour, dozens of Noell straddle carriers look like massive ants, each carrying a 40-foot-long cargo container between its spindly steel legs. At ground level, 42 feet below the operator’s suspended cab, each of a carrier’s eight wheels is capable
Maxam Tire introduces the latest addition to its high-performance material handling tire program, the MS600 press-on solid. The series will incorporate the all-new proprietary rubber compound technology, EcoPoint3, delivering revolutionary solutions to the industry, the company says. The new MS600 will be manufactured in the company’s new and fully owned state-of-the-art solid tire factory. With
Trelleborg has taken on the challenge to improve earthmoving operations with the release of its newest radial tire, the EMR1031, designed to perform on the most demanding terrain, from sand to rock or extra hard surfaces, the company says. Manufactured using a cut-resistant compound, the tire features a sidewall protector for damage protection and longer
Compound chemistry can have a significant impact on traction and wear resistance, as well as other important features such as non-marking properties.
The larger size of the RR42 tire is built for the new class of straddle carriers that are increasing container handling efficiency, the company said.
This tire was produced to equip loaders and telehandlers used in road maintenance work or in waste material deposits, BKT says.
GRI says these tires, produced in Sri Lanka, will likely be available in the U.S. in the second half of 2021.
The EV-4M port handler joins Goodyear’s range of port handling tires, offering tires for container handlers, reach stackers, straddle carriers, shuttle sprinter carriers and other similar equipment.
Both tire sizes 280/75R22.5 and 310/80R22.5 are now approved and homologated on Terberg equipment.
The company says the MS910R is designed to operate in multiple applications, including agriculture, construction and industrial vehicles.