Press Releases (North America)

  • Mitas mobile app helps farmers select the right tire pressure

    Mitas mobile app helps farmers select the right tire pressure

    Prague, 11 January 2017 – Mitas, part of Trelleborg Group, is introducing a new mobile tire pressure app for Android and iOS devices but also for Windows phone*.

  • Mitas tires walk on water

    Mitas tires walk on water

    Prague, September 15, 2016 – Mitas high-horsepower tires helped a Claas Axos 320 tractor weighing 4 tons to ‘walk’ on water. Without the massive flotation tires the tractor would inevitably sink. But thanks to careful calculation and Archimedes’ principle the tractor successfully navigated the port and then returned to dry land without the captain getting his feet wet. Mitas, part of Trelleborg Group, and its partners carried out the unusual stunt in Netherlands this month. One of the world’s largest agricultural tires, Mitas1250/50 R 32 SFT, was fitted on the rear axle and Mitas 750/55 R 30 SFT on the front axle of the floating Claas tractor.

  • Trelleborg’s acquisition of CGS Holding finalized

    Trelleborg has finalized the acquisition of CGS Holding a.s. – a privately-owned company with leading positions in agricultural, industrial and specialty tires as well as engineered polymer solutions. The total cash consideration amounted to approximately SEK 10.9 billion on a cash and debt-free basis. CGS is headquartered in the Czech Republic and generated sales of approximately SEK 5.6 billion in 2015 with an operating margin of 16.5 percent.

  • Mitas is releasing the Powerpull tyre for Europe

    Prague, April 28, 2016 – The special tractor pulling tyre Mitas Powerpull has been released for sale in Europe. After several months of in-house development and extensive testing, Mitas 30.5L32 148A8 Powerpull is available for pulling teams. It is manufactured as a slick tyre without a tread pattern, allowing the competitor to create the winning tread design of their choice. Manufacturing of Mitas Powerpull 30.5L-32 is based on a process similar to that of Mitas’ high-horsepower tractor tyres. This will guarantee endurance and durability.

  • Mitas is releasing the Powerpull tire for the North American market

    Charlotte (NC), April 28, 2016 – The special tractor pulling tire Mitas Powerpull has been released for sale in North America. After several months of in-house development and extensive testing, Mitas 30.5L32 148A8 Powerpull is available for pulling teams. It is manufactured as a slick tire without a tread pattern, allowing the competitor to create the winning tread design of their choice. Manufacturing of Mitas Powerpull 30.5L-32 is based on a process similar to that of Mitas’ high-horsepower tractor tires. This will guarantee endurance and durability.

  • Mitas earns recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier”

    Prague, 14 April, 2016 – Mitas has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The Prague based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on 13 April 2016 in Zweibrücken, Germany. Mitas is a supplier of radial agricultural tires to John Deere’s operation in Europe, Russia, United States and Mexico.

  • Mitas new ERD-45 for rigid dump trucks

    Prague, 10 March, 2016 – At Bauma fair Mitas will introduce brand new ERD-45 18.00R33 tire for rigid dump trucks. It will be available on the market in May 2016. The pattern is designed for hard surface conditions and boasts with excellent traction. ERD-45 has a sidewall protection and it is also highly resistant to cuts. Mitas ERD-45 18.00R33 is a first size in Mitas product offer for rigid dump trucks and further extension of this range is planned for next year. Mitas invites all media representatives and visitors to join in a photo opportunity with the new ERD-45 at stand No. 127 in hall 6.

  • Mitas is introducing TERRA FORCE-R

    Prague, 3 March – New radial dual purpose tire TERRA FORCE-R was designed for maxi enduro and trail motorcycles and is meant to be used 90% on-road and 10% off-road. TERRA FORCE-R is the ideal choice for commuters as well as for adventurers who love longer rides with a passenger and luggage. The aim was to offer to both groups of riders a safe, dynamic and user-friendly tire. On the North American market Mitas TERRA FORCE-R will be available for sale from June 2016.

  • Mitas receives AGCO Supplier of the Year award

    Prague, 17 December 2015 – AGCO named Mitas as its Supplier of the Year 2015 in the category Engineering & Innovation during AGCO´s supplier day for the EAME region (Europe, Africa and Middle East). Mitas won the category thanks to the successful development of the coveted AirCell, which is part of the Fendt VarioGrip Pro system. The prize was presented to Mitas representatives in Marktoberdorf, Germany at the end of November.

  • Mitas municipal tires with unique cascade tread lugs design

    Prague, 3 November 2015 – At Agritechnica, Mitas will unveil new HCM (High Capacity Municipal) tires for urban use. At its stand E29 in Hall 03, Mitas will display the 540/80R38 HCM tire as the first size representing Mitas’ future expansion into the municipal tire segment. The initial four sizes of Mitas HCM tires will be available on the market in 1Q 2016. Mitas HCM are universal tires designed to work on various terrains mounted on different machines and applications. Mitas HCM tires feature a unique cascade tread lugs design ensuring even better traction in snow, muddy and wet conditions and providing optimal self-cleaning properties.