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The French tire maker has unveiled its ambitious future recycling strategy to ensure that by 2048, all of its tires are manufactured using 80% sustainable materials, and 100% of all end-of-life tires are recycled.

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A glimpse at Nokian's new test facility

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A rendering of the tire maker's new technology center in Spain shows what the facility will look like when it is complete in 2019. Find out more in the March 2018 issue (p60) of TTI

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ITRS acquires tire repair and retread equipment manufacturer

International Tire Repair Solutions Inc. (ITRS), a global distributor of tire repair material, has announced the acquisition Vulcan-Vulcap Industries Inc., a tire repair and retread equipment manufacturer based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Vulcan-Vulcap Industries specializes in curing equipment including section repair molds, C clamps, spotters, retread equipment and the Vulcaflex OTR system.

“I want ITRS to be the leader in recycling through repair, providing the retread and OTR industry with the safest certified and government-approved equipment to our customers,” said ITRS CEO Gilles Wauthy. “The goal at ITRS is to provide the safest service and we believe that starts by providing a safe, proven product that produces the best results at a competitive price.”

“The acquisition of Vulcan-Vulcap will give us the ability to control the products we provide and allow us to revolutionize the vulcanizing industry with custom products and competitive pricing,” said ITRS vice president David Dandeneault.

March 14, 2018

Written by Rachel Evans


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