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Bridgestone to debut Bandag Virtual World Tour at WasteExpo 2024

The Bandag Virtual Plant Tour is an internet browser-based experience that provides a step-by-step walkthrough of Bandag’s retreading process.

Bridgestone Invests $60M to Expand Bandag Retread Manufacturing Plant

Bridgestone Americas will invest $60 million to expand its Bridgestone Bandag manufacturing plant in Abilene, Texas. The 50,000-square-foot expansion of the Abilene plant is aimed at the growing demand for the company’s tread rubber products, driven by the rapid growth of its retread business, Bridgestone says. The expansion includes an immediate increase in operational activity

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Bridgestone Announces Bandag Price Increase in U.S., Canada

In response to current market dynamics, Bridgestone announced it will increase prices up to 15% on all Bandag tread, cushion and some ancillary items, in the U.S and Canada effective Aug. 1. Members of the Bridgestone Commercial Sales teams are contacting customers to provide more detailed information about the changes.

Bridgestone Teases Touring, UHP Tires for 2022

Bridgetone executives gave a sneak peek at new consumer and commercial tire products it will launch next year during its Core Tire Business Meeting in November.

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‘Rusty’ Rovere, Owner of Dale’s Tire, Dies at Age 72

Dale R. Rovere went by many nicknames, such as Rusty and Harry the Speed Freak, and was known to always have a smile on his face.

Tips for Selling Retread Tires to Vocational Fleets

Just as the tire manufacturers have multiple new tire products to meet various demands, their retread arms and independent retreaders can meet those same needs through retreaded tires.

Mission Critical: Steer Tires Lead the Way

When it comes to the long-haul steer application, fleets and owner/operators have a short, relatively simple, but critical list of demands that are not up for debate.

Bridgestone Launches Bandag MaxTread Tire Line

The MaxTread line features Bandag retreads as a stand-alone, single unit tire solution, Bridgestone says.

Goodyear Introduces Complete Tire Management for Fleets

By combining its monitoring, insights and service capabilities, Goodyear Tire Management offers a complete solution customized for a fleet’s needs, the company says.

Video: What’s in Store for the Future of Retread Manufacturing

Today, retread tires rival their new tire counterparts in both quality and safety, but just like with any other product, there’s still room to build a better mousetrap. We caught up with a few retread experts to ask: What’s in store for the future of retread tire manufacturing?

What’s Treading, Ep. 5: Retread Technology Now & in the Future [Audio]

In this episode of “What’s Treading with Tire Review,” we dig into retread manufacturing and explore the technology that goes into making retreads today, how it’s changed over time and what to expect in the future.

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Is the Steer Position Safe for Retreads?

Many dealers consider retreads a viable option only for drive and trailer axles, but today, experts recognize the steer axle as also a safe and dependable choice in specific applications.