ITRS acquires tire repair and retread equipment manufacturer

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International Tire Repair Solutions Inc. (ITRS), a global distributor of tire repair material, has announced the acquisition Vulcan-Vulcap Industries Inc., a tire repair and retread equipment manufacturer based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Vulcan-Vulcap Industries specializes in curing equipment including section repair molds, C clamps, spotters, retread equipment and the Vulcaflex OTR system.

“I want ITRS to be the leader in recycling through repair, providing the retread and OTR industry with the safest certified and government-approved equipment to our customers,” said ITRS CEO Gilles Wauthy. “The goal at ITRS is to provide the safest service and we believe that starts by providing a safe, proven product that produces the best results at a competitive price.”

“The acquisition of Vulcan-Vulcap will give us the ability to control the products we provide and allow us to revolutionize the vulcanizing industry with custom products and competitive pricing,” said ITRS vice president David Dandeneault.

March 14, 2018

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