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Innovative truck tyre range

As Europe’s leading independent retreader, we manufacture our own – and other premium manufacturers’ - retread products whilst also supplying a variety of new tyres. Committed to ongoing investments in the latest manufacturing technology, we remain the first and only retreader in the UK to utilise high-pressure, 12-segment matrices which are used to produce our [...]

November 28th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Nick Boles MP visits Vacu-Lug to see latest developments

Earlier this month local MP for Grantham and Stamford, Nick Boles, visited long-established local retreading business and tyre management provider, Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Ltd, to see their latest manufacturing developments and learn more about their recently-developed, industry-leading VMS Mobile app, designed to provide operators with fingertip access to their fleet’s tyre data whenever and wherever [...]

July 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug Team Leader, Mark Fardell, celebrates 25 years’ service

Mark Fardell, Team Leader of Vacu-Lug’s Off-The-Road (OTR) department, celebrated 25 years’ service last week. Mark first started working at Vacu-Lug when he was just 19 years old, originally beginning as a team member in the Mill Shop. This role mainly consisted of building rubber onto tyres by working the two mill rolls in order [...]

November 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug team members to cycle 160 miles for The Naomi Fund

This year will once again see Naomi Fund cyclists take to the road to face a challenging 160-mile bike ride, in honour of Grantham girl, Naomi Fardell. The cyclists include three Vacu-Lug team members, who will be completing the challenge for the third time – having previously taken part in both the 2013 and 2015 [...]

July 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug becomes official UK retread partner for Apollo’s new premium truck and bus tyres

Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres has become the official UK retread partner for global tyre manufacturer, Apollo Tyres. The partnership comes as Apollo Tyres launched its high-mileage European truck and bus tyre range at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show. Specifically designed for European conditions by its R&D centres in the Netherlands and India, Apollo’s new performance truck [...]

June 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug’s long-serving Production Cell Manager Bob Hall to retire

Vacu-Lug’s Production Cell Manager, Bob Hall, is retiring on the 24th March, after over 41 years service with the company. Bob first joined Vacu-Lug in 1975, originally working on the Colsterworth site as a team member on the shop floor. At the time, he was heavily involved with sports, playing football for his local team - [...]

March 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Three Vacu-Lug team members reach 25 years’ service

Vacu-Lug team members, Richard Gibson, Craig Rudkin and Graham Bristow, last month celebrated reaching 25 years’ service with the company. Richard is a valued member of the precure department, where he has worked for all of his 25 years, during which time he has undertaken the City and Guilds Level 1 in Retreading course, as [...]

November 18th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Yokohama commend Vacu-Lug’s performance in off-road tyres

Vacu-Lug was recently awarded a silver medal in the Yokohama Best Performance Club for its achievements with off-road tyres. This award sees distributor performance measured worldwide – across a number of key areas – with a score being awarded according to performance. The silver medal was presented to Vacu-Lug Managing Director, Tim Hercock, at the [...]

November 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug raises £164 for Macmillan Cancer Support

Our annual Macmillan Coffee Morning last Monday raised a total of £164 for charity Macmillan Cancer Support. We have been supporting the charity for a number of years, also participating annually in the Macmillan ‘Be a Star’ this Christmas campaign. Thank you to everyone who participated in our coffee morning, either by their contribution of [...]

October 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Special-edition Yokohama Chelsea tyre on display in our office

This week, our tyre partner Yokohama sent us a special-edition Chelsea tyre to display in our reception. Japanese tyre manufacturer, Yokohama, became the Official Shirt Partner of Chelsea FC last year, with the partnership beginning at the start of the 2015/2016 season. The contract period between Yokohama and Chelsea FC began in July 2015 and [...]

September 16th, 2016|News|0 Comments