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Vacu-Lug Managing Director to speak at upcoming Asian Retread Conference

Next month, Vacu-Lug Managing Director, Tim Hercock, will be speaking at the upcoming Asian Retread Conference 2016, which takes place on October 4th & 5th at Sime Darby Convention Centre, Kuala Lampur. Over the two day event, a global line-up of speakers will be giving presentations on a wide range of subjects relating to the [...]

2016-09-14T14:10:13+01:00September 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug Managing Director visits Vipal Rubber in Brazil

Between April 5th and 7th, Tim Hercock, Vacu-Lug’s Managing Director, was at Vipal’s facilities in Feira de Santana, BA, and Nova Prata, RS. Vipal Rubber’s International Business Director, Aldo Bastos, said that “the strengthening of our relationship with such an important partner from the UK, is an essential step for Vipal’s position in the market”. [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:46+01:00May 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug exhibit at The Commercial Vehicle Show

Last week saw the Vacu-Lug team head to Birmingham to exhibit at The Commercial Vehicle Show, held at the NEC. This year, Vacu-Lug had a joint stand with Westlake, one of its tyre partners, and as such visitors were presented with six Vacu-Lug premium retread tyres and six Westlake new commercial vehicle tyres, displaying a [...]

2016-05-04T09:26:57+01:00May 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

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+01:00December 24th, 2015|News|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+01:00October 8th, 2015|News|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+01:00July 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+01:00July 24th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Vacu-Lug employees get on their bikes once again for this year’s Naomi Ride campaign

Following on from the success of the Naomi Fund Bike Challenge 2013, Naomi Ride cyclists, consisting of a number of Vacu-Lug employees, are once again taking to the road to face a challenging 160-mile ride, in honour of Grantham girl, Naomi Fardell. Naomi was born in 1997 with complex heart defects and sadly passed away [...]

2015-07-28T10:50:34+01:00April 27th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Tom Keegan hits the open road

After 21 years’ service for Vacu-Lug Traction Tyres, Yard Manager and proud Irishman, Tom Keegan, has retired from the company quite aptly on St Patrick’s Day - Tuesday 17th March. Having started at Vacu-Lug back in 1994, Tom has had a busy, varied and extremely fruitful career at the company. Originally starting out working as [...]

2019-03-10T10:52:47+01:00March 19th, 2015|News|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+01:00October 31st, 2014|News|0 Comments