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 Tue, 9/27/2022 - 8:00 am
Yokohoma announced the release of the Yokohama 124R and Yokohama 505C, the two newest tires to its commercial truck tire lineup. The tires are now available in the U.S. and come with the 3-Peak Mountain Snowflake designation. If you are online and looking for “commercial truck tires near me”, there are a few key reasons …
Submitted by Editor STTC on Fri, 9/23/2022 - 8:00 am
Running an effective and efficient tire program could help fleets reduce costs and improve driver safety. The first step is to create a strong foundation for your tire program, which requires understanding and defining the types of products that fit the fleet best. That could include tire retreading and new tire purchases. It’s also essential …