In recognition of the best manufacturer or supplier of tread rubber, both precure and mould cure, to the global tyre retreading industry in terms of innovation, product quality and service.
Vipal Rubber, based in Nova Prata and Porto Alegre, Brazil, has established itself as one of the largest tread rubber manufacturers in the world. With 13 distribution centres spread across strategic points of the globe, it is present in over 90 countries and in all continents. It is the undisputed leader in South America with over 300 authorised retreaders, and also has a strong position with independent retreaders in the USA, Europe and Australasia. To supply this market Vipal has four factories in Brazil as well as a strategic manufacturing co-operation in Spain.