Yearly Archives: 2017


Vacu-Lug rolls out new generation tyre at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show

Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres, the Grantham-based commercial tyre retreading specialist and tyre management solutions provider, is launching the first of a new generation of tyres featuring an enhanced sidewall protection system at the upcoming CV Show. The new 245/70R17.5 WZY2 has been manufactured to provide operators with extra protection against kerb wear. The Vacu-Lug team have [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:45+01:00April 11th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

The Tyre Equipment Company awarded Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2017

The Tyre Equipment Company has been awarded a Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, rated by real customers. Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded to businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine ratings and reviews. A badge of honour, this accreditation remains unique, [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:45+01:00March 10th, 2017|Press Releases|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 - [...]

2017-04-11T11:12:26+01:00March 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

The Tyre Equipment Company adds Ken-Tool products to its range

Long-established equipment supplier, The Tyre Equipment Company (TEC), has added American manufacturer Ken-Tool’s products to its range and began supplying these throughout the UK and Ireland on the 1st January 2017. Ken-Tool, a leader in automotive aftermarket tyre repair tools, manufactures tyre changing tools and equipment and has been established for over 90 years. The [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:45+01:00February 27th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

The Tyre Equipment Company to exhibit Ken-Tool range at The Commercial Vehicle Show

This year’s upcoming Commercial Vehicle Show will see The Tyre Equipment Company (TEC) return to the NEC showcasing a selection of commercial tyre changing tools and equipment from Ken-Tool, as well as other products from the TEC range. Ken-Tool, headquartered in Ohio, is a leading manufacturer of tyre service tools worldwide. It has been providing [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:45+01:00February 15th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug supplies varied range of light truck and van tyres

Vacu-Lug, one of the UK’s leading independent manufacturers of premium retread tyres and supplier of new tyres from leading brands, distributes a range of both new and retread light truck tyres – as well as new Westlake van tyres - to suit vehicle operators seeking a combination of performance, value and service. Vacu-Lug’s Duramold light [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:45+01:00January 27th, 2017|Press Releases|0 Comments