On the 10th of April, Globaltrack visited the Tyrexpo at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg.
This expo is considered as one of the leading B2B trade shows for tyres, retreading, automotive repair and maintenance.
Globaltrack met with some of the exhibitors to learn more about their product offering and how it can be of value to transporters.
Offering quality tyres at affordable prices and a complete rim engineering service, Green Metaforge located in South Africa can also re-dish and repair rims. The rims that they manufacture, and supply are for all agricultural, industrial, truck, trailer and forklift tyres.
Replacing tyres can be very expensive, retreading tyres is a cost-effective way of maintaining truck tyres and for reducing the impact of the environment to recycle tyres. There were several companies that displayed their latest innovations around retreading of tyres.
Salvadori SRL, based in Italy uses, innovative technologies which can enhance the recycling of tyres and rubber in general. Their customers include all tyre industries such as tyre producers, tyre retreaders, tyre specialists, conveyor belt producers, rubber and tyre recyclers. Salvadori have customers in 100 different countries including South Africa that use their instrument to retread tyres.
Pro-Tyre Products offers top quality services and accessories, such as tyre changers, wheel balancers, retreading accessories and tyre repair patches. They are based in South Africa and export their products to various countries in Africa.
There were many participants from South Africa, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and Ghana. It was a great event for the tyre industry to attract key stakeholders where contemporary issues, challenges and business opportunities were discussed.
Did you know that Globaltrack can help you with tyre maintenance?
With our cloud-based fleet management software; Webtrack you can set up notifications to replace or retread tyres. Contact us for more information.