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Oliver Rubber Company rolls out new retread

GREENVILLE, S.C. –Oliver Rubber Company announced its new Oliver Lug Traction Drive (ORCO) retread.
The company says the new retread is lightweight and was designed for regional and urban commercial vehicles to “deliver excellent all-weather traction and durability.”
The ORCO utilizes an exclusive unique tread feature called VDI Plus, Oliver said. It is available in the following five widths: 200; 210; 220; 230 and 240.  It replaces the Oliver Super Traction Deep retread. All Oliver retreads carry a national warranty to 2/32nd-inch of tread depth.
In addition, the Oliver Ultra Low Profile (ULP) Trailer is now available in a new 375 mm size.

“For over 100 years, Oliver has proudly produced top-quality, American-made retreads to keep trucks moving with cost-efficient solutions,” said Adam Murphy, vice-president of marketing for Michelin Americas Truck Tires. “These new products demonstrate Oliver’s long-standing commitment to fleets seeking the best attributes from their retreads.”

Sonia Straface

Sonia Straface

Sonia Straface is the associate editor of Truck News and Truck West magazines. She graduated from Ryerson University's journalism program in 2013 and enjoys writing about health and wellness and HR issues surrounding the transportation industry. Follow her on Twitter: @SoniaStraface.
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