Feb 1, 2023

Emerging from Pandemic Challenges, Retreading Continues to Grow

When times are tough, the retread industry shows its true colors. We’ve clearly seen that over the last two-plus years when manufacturers, owners, plant workers, front office staff, you name it… have all stepped up during challenging times to deliver for their customers when it mattered the most.

We can see the impact those efforts had on the retread industry in 2021 as retreaded commercial truck tire shipments grew to 16 million units, a 14% increase over 2020. This year, some of the challenges started to recede a bit, but retreaders didn’t take their foot off the gas and continued to deliver strong growth. Let’s take a look at some of the factors currently influencing the retread industry as well as look forward to future changes we can expect. …

Source: Tire Review

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