It takes more than twenty gallons of oil to produce one new truck tire, while a retread only requires seven. STTC manufactures more than 200,000 retreads a year, reducing America's annual oil consumption by over 3 million gallons. STTC recycles hundreds of thousands of pounds of foam-fill per year. Each pound of this recycled material replaces one pound of new polyurethane materials, significantly reducing America's oil usage.
Helping Create Recycled Products
STTC's retreading facilities recycle over 2.5 million pounds of tread material each year. This recycled product is then used to make truck bed liners, railroad crossing materials, playground and landscaping materials, hoses, and many other rubber products.
STTC has partnered with Hopkinton-based Solect Energy to install a 322 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) renewable energy system at their Millbury, MA Michelin Retread Plant. A total of 1,313 solar PV panels were installed on the roof of STTC’s 58,000-square-foot facility to help defray approximately 26% of the electricity expenses of their modern MRT retread plant. Choosing to go solar was another way that we can give back, this time to the environment. Solar is nothing new to STTC as a 150KW array was installed atop STTC’s Millville NJ retread plant in 2006.
Submitted by Editor STTC on Thu, 9/24/2020 - 8:00 am
New N-Speed Rated 115R All-Position Tire. Choosing the right commercial truck tires for your fleet can be tricky especially with the influx of new releases. While there is an argument for having a lot of options, the responsibility of picking the right tires for all your vehicles can easily give any fleet manager a bad …
Submitted by Editor STTC on Thu, 9/17/2020 - 8:00 am
Trucking Leads In Pandemic Protection At the time of this post, COVID-19 has swept the entire globe leaving few countries untouched. In the United States, almost seven million cases have been reported with 190,000 casualties. In this situation, trucking has been an example of pandemic protection. There is no denying how this global crisis …