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Retreading is the Future: Sustainability and Innovation | Event on the THE TIRE COLOGNE 2024

Retreading is the Future: Sustainability and Innovation

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Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln
Circular Economy Forum (Hall 7, C39)

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Retreading is the Future: Sustainability and Innovation

Tyre retreading plays a fundamental role in the transportation industry and, as an activity that promotes the extension of tyre life, it also actively contributes to environmental sustainability. There are numerous benefits of tyre retreading compared to new tyres; its contribution to waste reduction and preservation of natural resources has a highly positive impact on tyre lifecycle.

Vipal Rubber is one of the largest global rubber manufacturers. With over 50 years of history, it specialises in enhancing the tyre useful life and has a range of initiatives aimed at making products and processes more sustainable, including the development of new technologies. This involves the pursuit of fuel economy, the use of renewable and recycled materials, as well as materials with lower environmental impact and high performance.

In addition to its expertise in the tyre retreading, Vipal has stood out for its sustainability initiatives, which range from the development of new technologies to the search for more eco-friendly materials. It is within this context that Frederico Schmidt, Manager of Vipal Europa, will bring Vipal's perspective on the future of retreading, speaking about how the company is adapting to new technologies and driving innovation in the tyre retreading sector, always maintaining a commitment to environmental sustainability.


General Manager of Vipal Europe

Vipal Rubber