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The Tyre Equipment Company exhibiting at LAMMA 2018

This January, The Tyre Equipment Company is returning to the LAMMA agricultural and machinery show in Peterborough, to showcase its range of workshop tools and equipment. As a long-established online supplier of workshop tools to a cross section of transport sectors, the company offers a ‘no minimum order’, free packaging and delivery service throughout the [...]

2019-07-12T16:31:32+01:00November 14th, 2017|Press Releases|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 [...]

2017-11-02T09:58:07+00:00November 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

The new Vacu-Lug Carbon Calculator tool generates real personalised data for fleets

Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres, the UK’s leading independent retreader, has introduced a carbon counting tool which, says the company, enables their fleet customers to measure the environmental benefits of using Vacu-Lug retread tyres in comparison to an all-new tyre policy. Complementing the company’s tyre fleet management system (VMS), the Carbon Calculator is installed on Vacu-Lug’s website [...]

2019-07-12T16:31:32+01:00October 12th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug takes tyre management to the next level with the launch of VMS Mobile

Vacu-Lug has launched its own tyre fleet management app to provide customers with remote access to their vehicle data. Called VMS Mobile, the new app summarises individual vehicle information held online within Vacu-Lug’s VMS tyre management system and, says the company, is an essential tool for vehicle monitoring and compliance control. To view vehicle data, [...]

2019-07-12T16:31:32+01:00July 25th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

IWJS celebrate 40th anniversary as new Vacu-Lug tyre policy ‘measures up’ to requirements

IWJS – or Industrial Water Jetting Systems - the national waste water management and high-pressure water jetting services specialist, has appointed Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres to provide a comprehensive tyre management and husbandry service for its UK vehicle fleet. IWJS decided to introduce a single and cohesive tyre fleet management policy which would embrace each division [...]

2019-07-12T16:31:32+01:00July 13th, 2017|Press Releases|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 [...]

2017-07-06T09:58:27+01:00July 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 [...]

2017-07-17T09:53:03+01:00June 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Shanks reduce vehicle downtime with complete tyre service management from Vacu-Lug

After a thorough tender process, Shanks Waste Management Ltd has selected Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Ltd to manage its commercial vehicles and mobile plant and machinery tyres for a number of recycling centres throughout the UK. Using Vacu-Lug’s bespoke web-based VMS software programme, each Shanks vehicle is individually managed to provide a full monitoring, repair and [...]

2019-07-12T16:31:32+01:00June 1st, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

High demand for Logistik retreads sees fourth press installed at Vacu-Lug

Any operator hoping for improved fuel efficiency from a retread tyre looks closely at rolling resistance and that's exactly what Grantham-based commercial tyre retreading specialist Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres did when developing its successful Logistik platform for heavy commercial vehicles. Unlike some manufacturers, however, Vacu-Lug chose not to sacrifice any physical tyre characteristics, but instead achieved [...]

2019-07-12T16:31:32+01:00May 12th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

AFI Uplift goes for gold as Vacu-Lug retread tyres help to reduce emissions and cut noise

AFI Uplift, one of the UK’s leading powered access hire companies, has renewed its FORS gold accreditation with the assistance of leading independent UK retreader Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres. As part of the accreditation, which is centred on improved safety, efficiency and environmental standards, fleet operators are required to demonstrate that appropriate measures have been taken [...]

2019-07-12T16:31:32+01:00April 20th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments