Rovereto (IT) – Marangoni Spa and Borrachas Vipal SA announce the definition of a partnership agreement aimed at increasing the synergies and productivity, strengthening the industrial and commercial organisation of both groups. This will lead to the creation of the largest global independent player in the tyre retreading sector.
The project will develop in 2019. The first phase will involve activities in the Americas.
Vittorio Marangoni, Chairman of the Marangoni Group, stated: “We are pleased to finally be able to announce this agreement, which is the first result of the new strategic lines of development we recently adopted.”
Marangoni S.p.A., through its Group, is a world-renowned brand leader in the green tyre retreading industry, in the design and construction of machinery for industrial companies in the sector, in the production of industrial tyres, and in the manufacture of compounds for technical products. With more than 70 years of experience, the brand is now present with its own industrial and commercial facilities in Germany, Turkey, the UK, North America, China, Brazil, South America, Russia and South Africa and has 1,100 employees. The parent company Marangoni S.p.A. has 366 employees and is based in Rovereto, where the group’s headquarters are located. The group continues to invest successfully in innovation and environmental sustainability.
Borrachas Vipal SA is an absolute leader in Latin America in the retreading of tyres for transport and is a world-renowned brand in the industry. The group, which was founded in 1973 in Nova Prata, near Porto Alegre (Brazil), has three plants in Brazil as well as a research and technology centre. Its products are shipped to 90 countries. Vipal has 3,000 employees and, with a production capacity of 18,000 tonnes per month, supplies the global market with state-of-the-art technology and high quality. The group’s leadership is based on a constant focus on ethical and environmental responsibility.