- Inter City Retreading, Inc., now offering ContiTread™ retreaded truck tires servicing New York and New Jersey
Fort Mill, South Carolina. October 27, 2015. Continental Tire the Americas, LLC’s Commercial Vehicle Tire group (Continental) is proud to welcome Inter City Retreading, Inc. (Inter City Retreading), an affiliate of Inter City Tire and Auto Center, Inc., into the ContiLifeCycle™ dealership network.
Inter City Tire and Auto Center, Inc., based in Elizabeth, New Jersey, has been in business for over 35 years and operates one of the largest independent heavy duty truck repair centers in the New York Tri-State area, in addition to its multi-location commercial tire service network. In August, Inter City Retreading converted their 20,000 square-foot production facility and upgraded to new retread equipment. The upgrades allow for initial production of approximately 78,000 retreads annually.
Neil Erbesh, President of Inter City Retreading, stated, “I believe our partnership with Continental will fulfill the clear need for reliable and high quality retreading in our market. The combination of Inter City Retreading’s unrivaled craftsmanship with Continental’s portfolio of proven tread designs and rubber compounds will be an excellent match for our customers.”
The partnership with Inter City Retreading is important to Continental. “I am very happy to join together with Inter City. Our partnership extends ContiLifeCycle coverage into the New York and New Jersey markets,” said Paul Williams, Continental’s executive vice president of Commercial Vehicle Tires in the Americas. “Inter City produces one of the best quality retread products in the market, and now with ContiTread, they produce one of the best brands in the market.”
As part of the ContiLifeCycle™ dealer network, Inter City Retreading will be offering Continental’s ContiTread™ brand of retreaded truck tires to their customers throughout New Jersey as well as lower and middle New York.
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Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international tire manufacturer, automotive supplier and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual and affordable solutions. In 2014, the corporation generated sales of approximately €34.5 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tires, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs more than 205,000 people in 53 countries.
The Tire Division currently has 24 production and development locations worldwide. The broad product range and continuous investments in R&D make a major contribution to cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. As one of the world’s leading tire manufacturers with more than 47,000 employees, the Tire Division achieved sales of €9.8 billion in 2014.
Continental Commercial Vehicle Tires is one of the largest manufacturers of truck, bus and commercial specialty tires worldwide. The business unit is continuously developing from a pure tire manufacturer to a solution provider, offering a broad range of products, services and tire-related solutions.