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Six thousand dollars raised for St John

BKT and TRS Tyre and Wheel took an innovative approach to fundraising at the National Fieldays recently held at Mystery Creek.

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Specialist OTR tyre range for loaders

BKT, available from TRS Tyre and Wheel, have shaped an entire product range for loaders working in off-the-road applications. A tyre line-up conceived to face the challenges on the most differing of terrains – from snowy and icy surfaces to muddy and rocky ones at quarries and mines. BKT offer a comprehensive range featuring extraordinary traction performance, strength, safety for operators at work and to significantly enhance driving comfort.

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BKT Awarded 'Port Tyre Manufacturer of the Year'

Balkrishna Industries Ltd (BKT) has been awarded as the “Port Tyre Manufacturer of the Year” at the 2016 Terminal Operator Excellence Awards in Dubai. The award was for port and terminal cargo handling equipment and based on various parameters including technological innovation, product performance, durability, sustainable manufacturing and ease of recycling.

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Roadlux truck tyres proving themselves on NZ roads

Five years ago, TRS Tyre & Wheel introduced the Roadlux truck tyre range to the New Zealand market, initially introducing 10 lines. The range in the country has now increased to 29 lines with 16 different tread patterns which have been carefully selected to reflect the local road conditions and diverse terrain.

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KEEP WORKING WHATEVER THE WEATHER

Recent warm, wet spring weather has meant a lot of grass growth in public parks and sports grounds. The exceptional growth is a seasonal issue for open space contractors who rely on the ability to work all day every day, regardless of the weather.

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Liftmax LM 81, the latest evolution in tyres for industrial handling

To meet the ever increasing demands and expectations on forklift trucks, BKT has developed a radial tyre with industrial handling and logistics in mind.

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THE SPECIAL BKT LINEUP FOR SPRAYERS, HIGHEST PERFORMANCE AND MAXIMUM SOIL CARE

Spraying is a crucial phase in farming and needs to be performed perfectly to achieve optimal results. During operations the soil must be preserved from compaction despite the weight of the equipment. BKT have specifically designed a range of tyres to ensure best performance and profitability specifically for spraying applications.

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MICHELIN PRESENTS THE CARGOXBIB HEAVY DUTY TYRE

With technology ever evolving in farming, the demands on agricultural machinery keep growing. As machinery gets larger with increased capabilities, farmers are also more aware of the impact the correct tyre can have on farm productivity and profitability. With this in mind, Michelin have released a new evolution of their CargoXBib agricultural trailer tyre designed to optimise performance across demanding applications. The CargoXBib Heavy Duty tyre has been developed for farmers using intensively loaded agricultural trailers both on the road and in the field while the High Flotation model incorporates Ultraflex technology harnessing the benefits of soil preservation.

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Michelin Bibload Hard Surface

Working on hard surfaces such as asphalt or concrete will wear tyres out quicker than soft or loose surfaces such as sand or grass. Advances in tyre technology use design and construction features to combat the issue of wear and increase tyre life.

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BKT offers stack of tyres for grass harvesting

Todays high-power harvesting machines require tyres that are able to support heavy equipment and loads without damaging the valuable crops.

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Michelin launches Bibsteel range for skid steer loaders

Skid steer service is extremely demanding on tyres, the machinery and its operator. Michelin are targeting these issues head-on with the latest innovation to the skid steer tyre market – the Bibsteel All-Terrain radial range.

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Portmax PM 90, the port handling specialist

Tyres play a crucial role in the safety and productivity of port logistics. With the right tyre, machinery can operate at its optimum level guaranteeing the maximum stability in heavy load handling which improves the safety of its personnel.

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Tyres Combating Soil Compaction on Show at National Fieldays

With the National Fieldays at Mystery Creek only weeks away, TRS Tyre & Wheel will be showcasing new tyres to combat soil compaction from leading Tyre manufacturers BKT and Michelin, on site number B53.

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Pre-order for large savings on Michelin Agricultural Tyres

NZ Farmers can make considerable savings on Michelin Tractor tyres by placing an indent order with TRS before the end of May for delivery in Spring.

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New Michelin YieldBib benefits NZ Farmers

Michelin has introduced its new YieldBib agricultural tyre for high horse powered tractors and rowcrop machinery. As machinery gets heavier and crops get tougher, Michelin as a company aims to reduce field compaction with help from a wide footprint on its YieldBib radial tyre range.

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“The Game Changer” - Inauguration in grand style of the modern Bhuj plant, a strong piece on BKT’s chessboard

126 hectares of barren desert with a handful of withered and windswept shrubs. No water, no electricity. - This is how the area looked like, where BKT has created in a few years a real showpiece out of nothing thanks to a 500-million-US dollar investment: a self-contained production plant representing the state of the art for both industrial equipment and infrastructures and facilities for employees.

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Michelin Ultraflex tyres lead to 4% yield gain

Farmers fitting Michelin Ultraflex Technology tyres to their agricultural machinery can benefit from a 4% increased yield, a study led by Harper Adams University in the UK has found.

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TRS acquires new generation of crane tyre

The latest addition to the TRS product range will be the new Mitas CR-01 which is a new generation all-steel radial tyre designed for mobile cranes

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Michelin launches a free mobile application to calculate agricultural tyre pressure in real conditions of use

Michelin is offering farmers access to an easy-to-use mobile application that features a number of unique functionalities. With the MICHELIN Pressure Calculator, real-time agricultural tire pressure information is just a photo and a couple of clicks away.

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TRS have recently expanded its offer to the NZ mining sector with the addition of RUD Tyre Protection Chains.

Large mines are heavily reliant on a range of heavy wheeled equipment to extract and cart materials and every hour they are out of service adds hugely to the running costs. The severe conditions these large machines operate in take their toll on large and expensive earthmover tyres.

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TRS expands their Large Radial OTR range in NZ with new specialty tyres.

TRS Tyre and Wheel Ltd have secured the latest additions to the range of Earthmax Radial OTR tyres from Balkrishna Industries (BKT).

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TOUGH NEW TYRE AVAILABLE FOR SEVERE CONDITIONS

Skid Steer service is extremely demanding on tyres. Extra thick sidewalls, chip & tear resistant compounds and rim guard protection are just a few of the special features built into the new BKT Giant Trax range.

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New Roadlux Premium Trailer Position Tyre

Following customer demand, the new Roadlux R168 Premium Position Trailer tyre in the popular size 385/55R22.5 is on its way to the NZ market.

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Demo proves money-saving benefits of Ultraflex technology

Michelin’s innovative Ultraflex Technology tyres can save farmers hundreds of dollars in fuel every time they drill a field, a new trial has demonstrated.

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NZ made Dual Wheels for best results in NZ conditions

When it comes to working tractors on hill slopes and rugged terrain, the best option is Dual Wheels for the combination of extra flotation, traction and stability to get you places safely and with minimal soil damage.

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NZ Winters call for more grip in the mud

They’re called all-terrain vehicles for a reason. ATVs are designed for all types of terrain, from rocks to mud to sand to snow and therefore need tyres that can handle the challenging & varied New Zealand conditions.

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MICHELIN moves to increase technology and value to farmers

Farmers purchasing Michelin premium agricultural tyres are the winners in an aggressive move recently announced by the NZ distributor of Michelin agricultural Tyres TRS Tyre and Wheel. Under a new pricing structure effective 1 March, the recommended retail price on most Michelin lines has been reduced to meet growing demand for the brand. Already the most popular brand in NZ on new tractors sold in NZ, TRS have been able to leverage this demand and a strong market position in replacement tyre sales to deliver even better value to NZ farmers.

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BKT Launch new tyre design for Telehandlers

The new CONSTAR tyre from Balkrishna Industries (BKT) has been specifically designed for handling equipment in the agro-industrial sector, such as telescopic handlers and wheel loaders.

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Continental presents first test tyres made from dandelion rubber

International tyre manufacturer and automotive supplier Continental has reached an important milestone in its research project for the industrialisation of dandelion rubber in tyre production.

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NEW GALAXY GARDEN PRO TYRE

TRS Tyre and Wheel Ltd have expanded their range of specialty tyres with the introduction of the Garden Pro range from Galaxy. The Galaxy Garden Pro is a mixed-service radial tyre developed specifically for small tractors used in gardening, orchards, vineyards and utility maintenance.

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The ‘must have’ for all Waste transfer stations

An innovative product designed to reduce operating costs is increasingly finding acceptance with Waste Transfer Stations throughout New Zealand. Known as Rubber Cutting Edges, they are a simple bolt on addition to any loader bucket.

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BKT sign as the official tyre sponsor of Monster Jam ®

Earlier this year, it was announced that Balkrishna Industries Ltd (BKT Tires), which offers a large production range of Off-Highway tyres, has signed a multi-year agreement as the official and exclusive tyre sponsor of Monster Jam® and its fleet of Monster Jam trucks

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TYRE SOLUTION FOR SEVERE APPLICATIONS

When it comes to working in severe applications such as waste management, tyre damage is an occupational hazard that, if not well managed can result in productivity losses and expensive down time.

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Continental Presents the new Conti Hybrid range of tyres

Continental chose the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham, UK, held earlier this year, to present its newly developed Continental Hybrid tyre range .

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The MICHELIN AxioBib 2m32 RC150 prototype, the largest tractor tyre in its range!

Premiered last February at the SIMA trade show in Paris – a major event for farm equipment manufacturers – the MICHELIN AxioBib IF 850/75R42 is the largest tractor tyre in the MICHELIN range with a diameter of 2.32 metres and a load capacity of 9.5 tonnes.

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MICHELIN AGRIBIB technology is now more affordable

TRS Tyre and Wheel Ltd, in conjunction with Michelin have recently announced price reductions across the Michelin range of Agribib 85 series radial tyres. Engineered and manufactured in Michelin plants in Europe, the Agribib range offers best in class performance and unparalleled service life.

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TRS extend BKT Radial OTR tyre range for NZ

TRS Tyre and Wheel Ltd have secured the latest addition to the range of Earthmax Radial OTR tyres from Balkrishna Industries (BKT). Already popular in NZ in a number of sizes , the Earthmax range of radial OTR (off-the-road) tyres are designed with an all steel casing and steel belts for excellent stability and resistance to damage and punctures. The Earthmax range covers a range of sizes and patterns suited to dumpers and wheeled loaders.

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