Continental A.G. acquires largest commercial tyre retreader in UK.
Continental A.G. has acquired Bandvulc, the self-proclaimed largest independent commercial tyre retreader in the United Kingdom, in order to strengthen its position in the U.K. and Irish markets.
Ivybridge-based Bandvulc, the dba for Bandvulc has been allied with Continental for the past 25 years. The firm’s factory at Ivybridge produces retreads in both the ContiRe and its own Bandvulc brands.
Annual capacity is listed at 200,000 retreads per year in more than 100 different patterns and sizes.