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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

Vacu-Lug measure up to heavy-duty tyre requirements

365 day steelworks operation benefits from cradle-to-grave care A global provider of onsite logistics and environmental services for metals, mining and energy producers continues to rely on Vacu-Lug tyre supply and support for its UK operation – 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Vacu-Lug, the Grantham–based remould and earthmover tyre specialists supply the [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00June 19th, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

Alan Setchfield retires but with plenty of tread to go!

After almost half a century with Vacu-Lug, Alan Setchfield is retiring. He was just 17 when, on the 2nd May 1966, he first walked  through the gates in Grantham’s already long established tyre remoulding plant to take up his first job as a yard boy. Now,  48 years later, following an impressive career path and [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00May 2nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug is first to attain three key BSI Standards

Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres, the Grantham based commercial tyre remoulding specialist, has been awarded OHSAS 18001 – the BSI certification for Occupational Health and Safety Management. This, added to the company’s two existing accreditations for quality and environmental management, make Vacu-Lug the first UK Retreader to hold all three standards and as such, the company has [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00April 2nd, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug cuts steam raising energy with Babcock Wanson

Retread tyre specialist Vacu-Lug has installed a second coil type Babcock Wanson steam generator, complete with flue gas economiser, for its curing process. Vacu-Lug has operated three Babcock Wanson dual-fuel VPX 2000RR steam generators since 1989, but production engineer Peter Connolly says the VPX-RR units were reaching the end of their working life. So, with [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00March 26th, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

Containerlift look to Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres for “Uninterrupted Service”

New and retread tyres provide ‘performance and value’ for leading UK shipping company.  Containerlift, the international container handling specialists have selected Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres to provide a comprehensive tyre and support service package for their UK and European Sidelifter sales and rental operation. Based in Dunmow, Essex, Containerlift is the only container handling company in [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00February 14th, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

Watson Fuels focuses on safe deliveries with Vacu-Lug

Brinkworth, Chippenham-based Watson Fuels has opted for a Vacu-Lug tyre fleet management contract to ensure the on-going reliability and safe operation of its UK fuel distribution fleet.  The agreement covers all aspects of tyre husbandry from replacements and damage repair through to regular inspections and emergency call-outs nationwide.  To achieve maximum economy in operation, the [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00January 31st, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug Appoints New Business Development Manager for the South East

David Fowler has been appointed to the position of Business Development Manager for Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres Limited. Covering an area including Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and southwards from there to Hampshire and areas east of that line, David is responsible for further increasing Vacu-Lug’s market share of the region’s major fleets. David Fowler joined the industry [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00January 12th, 2014|Press Releases|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug’s latest long-serving employee

Production Operative Jeremy Podesta has become the 39th member of the Vacu-Lug team to join the company's exclusive 25-years long service club.  Jeremy, who joined Vacu-Lug back in December 1988, is primarily involved in helping maintain a steady flow of casings from the company's storage compound into the Vacu-Lug retread production line. "Ensuring the right [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:48+00:00December 2nd, 2013|News|0 Comments