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.
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. Continental generated sales of €37.7 billion in 2020 and currently employs around 235,000 people in 58 countries and markets. In 2021, the company celebrates its 150th anniversary.
The Tires business area has 24 production and development locations worldwide. Continental is one of the leading tire manufacturers with more than 56,000 employees and posted preliminary sales of €10.2 billion in 2020 in this business area. Continental ranks among the technology leaders in tire production and offers a broad product range for passenger cars, commercial and special-purpose vehicles as well as two-wheelers. Through continuous investment in research and development, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost effective and ecologically efficient mobility. The portfolio of the Tires business area includes services for the tire trade and fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for tires.
Continental develops pioneering technologies to make commercial transport safer, more efficient and more connected. The company’s products and services deliver measurable impact for commercial vehicle manufacturers and the aftermarket. They benefit from a broad portfolio and from fully integrated systems. The portfolio includes tires, digital tire monitoring, fleet management, telematic solutions, Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) and tachographs, hoses, air springs, Electronic Control Units (ECU), displays, drivetrain and exhaust aftertreatment systems, sensors, advanced driving assistance systems, as well as eHorizon maps and events and cloud-based services. In 2017, the share of Continental’s global sales for commercial vehicle products and systems was around €4.7 billion.