Yearly Archives: 2011


Long service award

Congratulations to long-serving member of the Vacu-Lug team, Financial Controller Kevin Sharp who has now completed 25 years' service with the company. To put that into perspective, at the time Kevin joined the firm, the UK and France were busy announcing plans to build the Channel Tunnel, President Marcos of the Philippines was sent into [...]

December 12th, 2011|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug achieves SAFEcontractor status

Following an assessment of the company's health and safety practices and procedures, Vacu-Lug has been awarded SAFEcontractor status. This important accreditation paves the way in enabling Vacu-Lug and its Service Providers to provide services to customers requiring proof that safe working principles have been adopted and are practiced by contractors operating on their sites. "As [...]

December 5th, 2011|Press Releases|0 Comments

City & Guilds Success

Vacu-Lug personnel have once again scored highly in this year's City & Guild examinations for Level 1 Workshop Practice.  While all eight members of the group are high-achievers in their own right, we are delighted to note that Precure Team Member Liam Harper's star shone brightest of all – for not only did Liam pass [...]

November 21st, 2011|Press Releases|0 Comments

Viridor South East renews and grows

Leading waste management services provider, Viridor has renewed its agreement for tyre management services with Vacu-Lug in a move which also sees a further 100 vehicles added to the portfolio.  These fleet additions are due to Viridor's success in Northamptonshire and East Anglia and mean that the tyres of a total of more than 400 [...]

July 16th, 2011|Press Releases|0 Comments

Veolia extends

National waste management operator Veolia, has added three further elements to its Vacu-Lug portfolio.  These come on the back of Veolia's contract wins with local authorities in Haringey, East Kent and East Hertfordshire and represent a major extension to the long-standing UK-wide agreement Veolia has with Vacu-Lug for tyre management services. Download

July 6th, 2011|Press Releases|0 Comments

JWS Churngold turns to Vacu-Lug

Leyland, Lancashire-based waste management specialist JWS Churngold has opted for a Vacu-Lug two-year fixed price tyre management contract for 40 trucks and trailers working on its partnership agreement with Lancashire County Council. JWS Churngold has chosen Vacu-Lug in order to secure the highest levels of service and control costs on this important contract in the [...]

June 23rd, 2011|Press Releases|0 Comments

ISO 14001 Environmental Certification confirms Vacu-Lug’s Green Credentials

Vacu-Lug Tyres has been awarded ISO14001:2004 status for its Environmental Management System, underlining the green benefits of dealing with the UK’s leading independent retread tyre manufacturer. The award follows a rigorous external inspection and audit, during which the inspectors were especially impressed with the actions the company has taken to reduce energy its use by [...]

March 10th, 2011|Press Releases|0 Comments

‘Green’ Vacu-Lug tyres improve efficiency for H. E. Payne and Greenvale AP

Wyboston, Bedfordshire-based H.E. Payne Transport Limited and its customer, potato merchant Greenvale AP, have teamed up with Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres to trial a new generation of energy-efficient Duramold retread tyres.  Coloured green to reinforce their environmental credentials, the tyres are fitted to a truck and trailer in the Greenvale AP-liveried fleet operated by H. E. [...]

January 7th, 2011|Press Releases|0 Comments