Yearly Archives: 2012

/2012

Vacu-Lug provides a convenient solution for convenience store distribution specialist

Preston, Lancashire-based distribution firm James Hall & Co. Ltd has entered into a Pence-Per-Kilometre agreement with Vacu-Lug for the supply and management of tyres for its tractor unit, rigid truck and trailer fleet.  The arrangement will see all steer-axles fitted with new Pirelli tyres and all drive - and trailer-axles equipped with Vacu-Lug Duramold retreads. [...]

December 11th, 2012|Press Releases|0 Comments

Paul’s another long-serving member of the Vacu-Lug team

As Vacu-Lug's Management Accountant, Paul Broderick is used to dealing with large numbers.  Now he has one of his own – for Paul has recently completed 25 years service with the company!  As such, Paul becomes the latest member of a fast growing club, for Vacu-Lug today has no fewer than 38 personnel with in [...]

November 28th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug appointed sole UK distributor for West Lake tyres

Vacu-Lug has been appointed as the sole UK distributor for all West Lake TBR (Truck and Bus Radial) tyres in a move which sees a total of nine new product lines are added to the Vacu-Lug portfolio.  Spanning a wide variety of operation types and with a choice of 17.5", 19.5" and 22.5" rim diameters, [...]

October 21st, 2012|Press Releases|0 Comments

Fixed price tyre management contract for JWS Waste & Recycling Services Limited

Salford, Greater Manchester-based waste management and recycling specialist JWS Waste & Recycling Services Limited has taken out a fixed price tyre contract with Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Limited. With local service provided by Tyre Force North West, the contract will see a combination of Pirelli and Yokohama tyres fitted to steer axles and Vacu-Lug Duramold retreads [...]

July 13th, 2012|Press Releases|0 Comments

Go Plant go with Vacu-Lug

Ibstock, Leicestershire-based Go Plant Limited has signed a two-year fixed price contract for the supply and management of tyres for its nationwide fleet of refuse collectors, sweepers and other specialist vehicles. Covering a total of almost 200 items of equipment, the contract will see Hankook tyres fitted to steer axles and Vacu-Lug Duramold retreads on [...]

May 23rd, 2012|Press Releases|0 Comments

1,200 items of BNP Paribas equipment now covered by Vacu-Lug tyre management contract

Salford Quays, Manchester-based contract hire and leasing specialist, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, has taken out a Vacu-Lug Tyres managed Pay-As-You-Go contract to cover the tyres fitted to approximately 1,200 items of equipment. The contract includes both light and heavy trucks and specifies the fitment of Pirelli steering axle tyres and Vacu-Lug Duramold tyres on drive [...]

April 11th, 2012|Press Releases|0 Comments

Long-term trial success results in container handling equipment tyre win for Vacu-Lug

A long-term trial which saw tyre operating costs reduce by 30 percent per hour has resulted in Vacu-Lug being awarded a container handling equipment tyre supply agreement by W. H. Malcolm Limited. The agreement covers a total of seven mechanical handling machines.  Three of these are located at the W. H. Malcolm-managed premises at the [...]

March 23rd, 2012|Press Releases|0 Comments

Major Wincanton contract win for Vacu-Lug

Vacu-Lug Tyres has secured a major contract to manage the tyres fitted to the entire transport fleet operated by Wincanton on behalf of Wavin Limited, the UK’s leading supplier of water management, plumbing, heating and drainage systems for the Building, Construction and Utilities markets. Highly respected within the construction industry, Wavin has a reputation for [...]

March 23rd, 2012|Press Releases|0 Comments

New tyre recipe for Greggs the Bakers

Leading UK bakers, Greggs plc, has signed a contract agreement with Vacu-Lug Tyres for a managed Pay-As-You-Go tyre policy which will see Vacu-Lug and Pirelli tyres fitted to its 200-strong national fleet from now on.  In addition, a complete tyre husbandry service ranging from routine tyre inspections to emergency roadside assistance, will be maintained around [...]

March 1st, 2012|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug upgrades its production facility with the installation of a new conveyor system

In a major investment, Vacu-Lug has commissioned a new conveyor system for its Grantham retread tyre manufacturing centre. The new system runs the total length of the buffing and examination area and is used to transport casings from buffing to the building area. "The new conveyor effectively replaces a number of old manual handling systems [...]

January 16th, 2012|Press Releases|0 Comments