Yearly Archives: 2015

/2015

Vacu-Lug take part in the Text Santa campaign

On Tuesday 22nd December, we donned our Christmas jumpers to raise money for the ‘Text Santa’ Christmas Jumper Day campaign. As well as wearing our festive knits, we also participated in the Text Santa ‘Guess How Many Snowflakes’ competition with some also choosing to donate to charity rather than send Christmas cards this year. All in [...]

2015-12-24T09:02:52+00:00December 24th, 2015|News|0 Comments

The Tyre Equipment Company to exhibit at LAMMA 2016

The Tyre Equipment Company (TEC) is heading to agricultural show LAMMA this January, where it plans to showcase its range of products for agricultural tyres. This will be the first time that the company has exhibited at the show and the team are looking forward to meeting visitors and showing them their array of top-of-the-range [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:46+00:00November 27th, 2015|Press Releases|0 Comments

Westlake teams up with Leicester Tigers with Match Ball Sponsorship

Leicester Tigers have teamed up with Westlake after the tyre company became their official match ball sponsor. Westlake is currently strengthening its range of truck and van tyres and has turned to one of the strongest, best-performing rugby teams in Britain to further its brand exposure. With Westlake’s brand message outlining a dedication to producing ‘seriously strong’ tyres, [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:46+00:00November 26th, 2015|Press Releases|0 Comments

BNP Paribas Rental Solutions renew contract with Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres

Grantham-based retreading company, Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres, has renewed its contract with BNP Paribas Rental Solutions, which first began in February 2012. BNP Paribas Rental Solutions, part of French banking group BNP Paribas, is a commercial vehicle specialist with over 30 year’s experience and 15,000 vehicles under management across the UK and France. They supply contract hire [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:46+00:00October 27th, 2015|Press Releases|0 Comments

Jon Hodgkinson celebrates 25 years at Vacu-Lug

September saw Vacu-Lug celebrate another long-term employee, as Jon Hodgkinson reached his quarter of a century milestone with the company. As a team member of the Initial Inspection department, Jon’s responsibilities involve performing inspections on incoming casings to determine whether they are acceptable to be retreaded, in accordance with Vacu-Lug’s stringent quality guidelines. The Initial [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:46+00:00October 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Apex Plant Group continues to benefit from relationship with Vacu-Lug and Westlake Tyres

Leicestershire-based Apex Plant Group is continuing to see the benefits of using Westlake Tyres, two years on from when Vacu-Lug first began supplying them with Westlake products. Based in Cosby, Leicester, Apex Plant Group is one of the region’s leading equipment rental and specialist haulage companies. The company has become a familiar and highly recognisable [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:46+00:00August 24th, 2015|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug ramps up production as new Logistik tyres take hold

Grantham-based remoulding specialist, Vacu-Lug, launched its Logistik 295/80R22.5 commercial vehicle drive axle tyre in November 2014. In early 2015, the new Logistik Drive 315/70R22.5 followed and is already proving to be a direct hit across the commercial vehicle sector. Such is the demand that a second tyre press has recently been installed. “Underpinning the success [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:47+00:00August 18th, 2015|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug ride to success for local charity

This weekend, a team of forty cyclists – including four Vacu-Lug employees (Chris Watson, Kevin Storey, Jason Humphries and John Parsons) – completed a gruelling 165-mile charity cycle ride to raise money and awareness for Grantham-based charity, The Naomi Fund. Set up by Naomi’s parents, Michelle and Dean Fardell, and their friend Ben Benbow, The [...]

2015-10-08T09:02:14+00:00July 28th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug Corporate Profile

Tim Hercock – Managing Director Tim Hercock joined Vacu-Lug in 2002 as Managing Director, bringing with him extensive experience gained in the automotive and consumer goods manufacturing industries. Tim Hercock began his career in the Army, where he served for ten years as a reconnaissance officer in the 9th/12th Lancers Regiment. On leaving the service, [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:47+00:00July 24th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug rolls out new Westlake tyre range

The new Westlake truck and bus tyre range was first introduced by Westlake Tyres at the IAA Show in Hannover, October 2014. Now, Vacu-Lug, the sole UK distributor for all Westlake truck and bus radial tyres, has launched the range in the UK. For both light and heavy commercial vehicles - truck and trailer - [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:47+00:00June 25th, 2015|Press Releases|0 Comments