About This Project
Best Retreading Accessory and Consumables Supplier

In recognition of the best supplier of accessories and/or consumables for the tyre retreading industry in terms of innovation, product quality and service. 

Meet The Winner

Vipal Rubber

Vipal, in addition to its tread rubber and equipment products, is a major global manufacturer of tyre repair materials, as well as supplying other accessories and consumables for retread shops. With multiple distribution centres spread across strategic points of the globe, it is present in over 90 countries and in all continents.

Meet The Nominees


Based in Italy, but with global reach, M.I.G srl (MAE Industria Gomma) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of retreading envelopes, bladders and curing tubes under the MAE brand name. Based in Anagni, 50 km south of Rome, the company has nearly 50 years of experience in the retreading sector.

Presti Industries

Presti Industries, based in Warminster, PA, is a world leading manufacturer of curing envelopes for the retreading industry. The company’s founder, Frederick Presti, invented and patented the seamless retread envelope in 1975, and today, the family-owned business, still maintains a leading role as a key supplier of envelopes and ARC rubber rings on a worldwide basis.


Tech Europe is the European subsidiary of Tech Rubber Company (TRC), based in Johnstown, Ohio. The company is a global leader in tyre repair field offering products such as repairs, carbide cutters & wheels, envelopes, expanding chucks, buffing blades, grinding stones, as well as supporting chemicals and tools such as extruder guns. The company owns several key brands including Tech, Pang Industrial and Salvadori, and has establish a close working relationship with key players such as Bridgestone-Bandag, Goodyear and Kal Tire amongst others.

VM Rubber

VM Rubber, based in Rovereto Italy, is a fast-growing manufacturer and distributor of tools and accessories for the retreading industry. Founded as recently as 2020, the company has grown rapidly and already supplies over 60 countries around the world.