Yearly Archives: 2014

/2014

Vacu-Lug to introduce MTP budget range to their product portfolio

Grantham based tyre firm Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres is delighted to announce that from January 2015 it will begin distributing a new budget range of off-the-road (OTR) tyres. The new range, named MTP, is produced by Magna Tyres Group, and will act as their official budget brand, affirming the message that it is possible to offer [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:47+00:00December 9th, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug takes innovative aircraft tyre technology as model for new tyre range

Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres has launched the first in its new flagship range of commercial vehicle drive axle tyres, inspired by the latest production techniques and technologies used in aircraft and high-performance tyres. The Vacu-Lug Logistik range is designed to offer operators the “very, very lowest costs per kilometre”. Grantham-based commercial tyre remoulding specialist Vacu-Lug has [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:47+00:00November 26th, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

Yorkshire tipper firm controls operating costs with Vacu-Lug

North Yorkshire bulk tipper operator M Kettlewell (Melmerby) has signed a fixed price contract with Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres for the supply and management of tyres for its fleet of vehicles and trailers. Ripon-based M Kettlewell currently runs 33 units and 36 trailers, transporting raw materials, such as wheat and barley, for animal feed processors nationally. [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:47+00:00November 7th, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

WG Tanker Group celebrates 18-month relationship with Westlake tyres

Fast-growing WG Tanker Group, which describes itself as a “one-stop-shop for all powder tanker requirements”, has had a successful relationship with Westlake tyres (distributed by Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres) for the last 18 months and says that it would not look elsewhere for a similar product. Staffordshire-based WG Tanker Group runs a hire fleet of over [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:47+00:00October 31st, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

Employee celebrates quarter of a century milestone at Vacu-Lug

After a quarter of a century working for Grantham retreading firm Vacu-Lug, Ian Williamson was last week presented with a long-term achievement award, honouring his service for the company. Ian has become the 40th person to achieve 25 years’ of employment at Vacu-Lug, further tightening Vacu-Lug’s steady grip as a local employer known for offering [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00October 31st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Solstor (UK) Ltd and Vacu-Lug go pink for breast cancer

Vacu-Lug are delighted to be one of the proud sponsor’s of Solstor (UK) Ltd’s pink truck, which has been designed to raise awareness for the Pink Ribbon Foundation. The Pink Ribbon Foundation is a grant making trust, whose aim is to provide financial backing to UK breast cancer charities. The truck, nicknamed “The Pink Lady”, [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00October 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug sign up for a further two years

Vacu-Lug have continued their long running commitment to local youth football by providing Gonerby Youth Football Club Under 17’s with a new kit. Gonerby U17’s are currently playing in the Notts Youth U18 League on a Saturday, and are competing well against teams in an U18 league. Gonerby Chairman & U17 Manager Andy Mayer said [...]

2017-07-12T15:53:14+00:00October 8th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Westlake unveil their new range at the IAA Show

As Hannover played host to the 65th International Motor Show at the end of September, Vacu-Lug travelled to the show to see the launch of the new Westlake tyre range. The Vacu-Lug team (comprising of Tim Hercock, Neil Marston and Dave Alsop) were pleased to be accompanied on their trip by Andrew Christmas, Managing Director of Lodge [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00October 7th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug and Westlake head to PalmerSport

Vacu-Lug and Westlake were delighted to treat a selection of their clients to a driving experience day at PalmerSport last month. Vacu-Lug is the UK’s sole distributor for all Westlake Truck and Bus Radial tyres, and this event saw the brand and distributor come together to reward some of their customers with a day out [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00October 3rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug keeps a firm grip after 30 years tyre support for Viridor in Greater Manchester

Working with Viridor, one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies, Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres, is entering its 30th Year of tyre  supply and service support to the Viridor’s long term waste and recycling contract with the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority. With over 200 vehicles in the fleet, including 110 lorries, [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00July 29th, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments