MICHELIN X TWEEL ELIMINATES PUNCTURES ACROSS MILLSTREAM’S MOWER FLEET

Millstream Estate Services has turned to the airless MICHELIN X Tweel Turf to eliminate a growing number of punctures across its grass cutting fleet.The Milton Keynes-based business now has the tyre and wheel combination running on five of its six Kubota ZD 1211 zero-turn mowers, with plans to upgrade the remaining machine in the near future.…


MICHELIN EVOBIB TYRES HAILED AS ‘THE BEST’ IN THE BUSINESS

York-based Wharram and Kay has converted its new Fendt 728 tractor onto the latest generation of MICHELIN EvoBib tyres, having been hugely impressed with the performance of the previous range of the high-technology fitments.The MICHELIN EvoBib is the first agricultural tyre on the market specifically designed to be used with Central Tyre Inflation Systems (CTIS), allowing it to obtain excellent performance on the road and in the field due to its adaptive design.…


MORE THAN A DECADE’S SERVICE FROM ULTRA-TOUGH MICHELIN XMCL TYRES

Yorkshire-based T Grange & Son has recorded extraordinary longevity from the MICHELIN XMCL tyres working on its Claas Scorpion telehandler.The vehicle is still operating on the same original equipment 460/70 R24 fitments it arrived on in 2011, having now clocked up more than 7,000 hours in operation. …


MICHELIN BIBLOAD HARD SURFACE TYRES STAND THE TEST OF TIME FOR W DALE & SON

Ripon-based W Dale & Son has recorded superb longevity from the MICHELIN BibLoad Hard Surface tyres it specified as original equipment on a JCB Agri Super telehandler.The agricultural and recycling contractor has clocked up more than 5,300 hours on the durable 460/70 R24 fitments, which still have more than 10mm of the original 33mm tread left on the casing.…


MICHELIN APPOINTS NEW AGRICULTURAL TECHNICAL CORRESPONDENT

Tom Saunders has been appointed as Michelin’s new Beyond Road – Agricultural Technical Correspondent.Saunders has been promoted from his current role of Territory Business Manager to replace Gordon Brookes, who is retiring following 35 years with the company. …


MICHELIN INTRODUCES NEW SIZE FOR ITS SPRAYBIB CFO RANGE OF TYRES

Following the launch of the MICHELIN SprayBib CFO (Cyclical Field Operation*) in 2022, a new dimension has now been added to the range – the MICHELIN SprayBib CFO VF 710/60 R46. Designed for self-propelled sprayers, it is the first very-low-pressure flotation tyre in the MICHELIN SprayBib CFO range.…


MICHELIN LAUNCHES A NEW VERSION OF ITS ‘2-IN-1’ EVOBIB TYRE

After receiving a SIMA gold medal for innovation in 2017, Michelin has now launched a new version of its ‘2-in-1’ EvoBib tyre.The MICHELIN EvoBib is the first agricultural tyre on the market specifically designed to be used with Central Tyre Inflation Systems (CTIS), which makes it possible to obtain excellent performance on the road and in the field due to its adaptive design.…


NEW MICHELIN X STACKER 3 HD DESIGNED TO REDUCE UNEXPECTED DOWNTIME

Michelin has launched the MICHELIN X Stacker 3 HD for reach stackers, designed for heavy duty use primarily in ports. The new tyre, which replaces the older generation X Stacker 2 LC, limits unexpected machine downtime, reducing urgent need for replacement and extra service costs for the customer. Its optimised tread wear indicator allows for secure wear life projection, meaning operators can plan the appropriate maintenance accordingly.…


MICHELIN SECURES MAJOR TYRE INDUSTRY ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD FOR A SECOND YEAR

Michelin rewarded for “visionary” and “template approach” to long-term sustainability Award sees Michelin beat off the challenge from rival manufacturers Michelin Tyre plc has been recognised for its commitment to decarbonisation, winning the prestigious Tyre Industry Environmental and Sustainable Solution of the Year Award for the second year running at the National Tyre Distributors Association…


MICHELIN TYRES PROVE TOP OF THE CROPS FOR WHARRAM AND KAY’S NEW BATEMAN SPRAYER

Wharram and Kay is getting fantastic results from its new Bateman RB35 self-propelled crop sprayer having fitted the vehicle with MICHELIN AxioBib 2 tyres.The York-based crop farming operation has seen vastly improved stability and can run the sprayer on very wet ground thanks to the superb soil protection qualities of the VF 650/60 R38 fitments. …


MICHELIN LAUNCHES NEW SPRAYBIB CFO TYRES

Michelin has introduced a new low-pressure tyre range designed specifically for self-propelled sprayers – the MICHELIN SprayBib CFO (Cyclical Field Operation*). Replacing its predecessor, the MICHELIN SprayBib, the new range offers improvements and benefits for farmers and contractors in three key areas:…


MICHELIN YIELDBIBS LAST TWICE AS LONG FOR CORNISH CONTRACTOR GRIGG-AGRI

Cornwall-based contractor Grigg-Agri has invested in another set of VF 420/85 R34 MICHELIN YieldBib tyres for its two Bateman RB35 sprayers after the original equipment rubber lasted twice as long as the tyres it had run in the past.The two sprayers are used to support a wide range of arable crops across the county, clocking up significant mileage on country roads as they travel between farms. …


MICHELIN NAMES NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR FOR UK & IRELAND

Michelin Tyre plc has appointed John Howe as Managing Director for the UK & Ireland, with effect from 1 January 2022. He will also hold the role of B2C Sales Director, with responsibility for the company’s car, motorcycle and bicycle markets. Howe, 41, brings an impressive 25 years of service within the company, having begun…


MICHELIN ULTRAFLEX TECHNOLOGY TYRES HELP LARRINGTON TRAILERS SEAL THE DEAL AT FELTWELL GROWERS

Feltwell Growers has ordered four new Larrington Trailers specified with Michelin TrailXBib VF tyres and an AgriBrink central tyre inflation system (CTIS) after trials showed the superb soil protection qualities of the set-up.Part of the G’s Group – one of the largest family-owned fresh produce suppliers in the UK – the farm had plans to move its entire fleet of trailers onto tracks, as it looked for the best ways to reduce soil damage at its 5,000-hectare base in the wet Norfolk Fenland.…


MICHELIN AGRICULTURAL TYRES AVAILABLE IN FARMING SIMULATOR 22

Michelin has become an official partner of Farming Simulator 22. The partnership allows all players to take advantage of the environmental and productivity performance benefits of the Michelin agricultural tyre range when this new release in the multi-million selling video game series is launched later this month. As a technology leader in the agricultural tyre…


MICHELIN ADDS ITS LARGEST SIZE TO THE CROSSGRIP RANGE

Michelin has introduced its largest size of the multi-purpose, all-season CrossGrip tyre. The new 540/80 R38 CrossGrip fitment takes the range up to 13 dimensions in total, available on both the original equipment and replacement markets.…


MICHELIN’S TOUGH TYRES NEVER FALL FLAT FOR PSH ENVIRONMENTAL’S VOLVO LOADERS

PSH Environmental has eliminated all instances of punctures across its fleet of Volvo wheeled loaders by utilising Michelin’s ultra-durable X Mine D2 Pro tyres.The skip hire, recycling and aggregates business specifies all new machines with the Michelin fitments, having found them to be more durable than any other rubber tyre on the market, while offering a much-improved level of comfort and performance over a solid waste tyre.Nigel Parker, who runs PSH Environmental alongside his brother Martyn, says: “We fit the Michelin product because it is by far the best option for our wheeled loaders. The Volvos are fantastic machines, working in a very tough environment and we use a premium tyre to ensure we get the best out of them and avoid costly downtime.…


MICHELIN APPOINTS CONOR TWOMEY AS COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR UK & IRELAND

Michelin Tyre PLC has appointed Conor Twomey as Communications Director for the UK & Ireland. The role encompasses press and public relations, social media, events and internal communications across the UK and the Republic of Ireland and covers the entire Michelin brand portfolio, including car, motorcycle, bicycle, truck, bus, agriculture and construction tyres, the world-renowned…


MICHELIN ADDS SEVEN NEW SIZES TO ITS TRAILXBIB RANGE

Michelin has expanded its TrailXBib range of agricultural tyres for trailers, spreaders and slurry tankers with the addition of seven new sizes. Initially launched to market in two key sizes in June 2020, the TrailXBib has been developed in close association with farmers and benefits from Michelin’s Ultraflex technology, helping to limit compaction and protect…


MORE SIZES ADDED TO NEW MICHELIN AGRIBIB ROW CROP IF-RATED TYRE RANGE

Michelin’s new AgriBib Row Crop IF (Improved Flexion) tyre is now available in five sizes. Designed specifically for use on self-propelled and trailed sprayers, and on low to medium horsepower row crop tractors from 70 to 180 hp, the new range was launched earlier this year initially in IF 380/90 R50 167A8/167B and IF 320/85…


High demand for Michelin’s industrial tyre training courses

Michelin is now able to offer expert tyre fitting and maintenance training for operators of industrial and heavy-duty machinery via two new one-day courses. The Safe Earthmover Tyre Fitting and Safe Crane Tyre Fitting programmes are delivered at the customer’s site by experts from the Michelin Training & Information Centre (MTIC). The sessions are appropriate…


Five new sizes added to Michelin RoadBib range

Michelin has more than doubled the number of sizes offered within its popular RoadBib agricultural tyre range, introducing five new dimensions. Launched in 2018, the RoadBib is the first tyre for 200+hp agricultural tractors specifically designed to provide high performance, longevity and traction on machines used intensively on roads. The five new dimensions – 540/65…


Michelin CrossGrip range expanded with additional sizes

Michelin has introduced two new sizes of its multi-purpose, all-season CrossGrip tyres for operators of backhoe loaders, skid steer loaders, telehandlers and small tractors. The new 440/80 R34 and 480/80 R34 CrossGrip fitments expand the range to 12 dimensions, available on both the original equipment and replacement markets. Gordon Brookes, Michelin’s Customer Engineering Support Manager,…