Press releases

  • Mitas offers a solution for the ever-changing world of farmers

    Mitas offers a solution for the ever-changing world of farmers

    Prague, February 22, 2017 – Mitas, part of the Trelleborg Group, is launching a new advertising campaign. It emphasizes the needs of farmers for quality equipment they can rely on, which will help them win over ever-changing weather conditions and adapt to the fast-developing world of agriculture. The Mitas campaign highlights that farmers have to work with various types of machinery and applications on different terrains and locations in rain, wind, and snow as well as during drought. Precisely chosen, reliable tyres can help farmers to improve the overall effectivity of farming. Mitas will present its communications campaign during the SIMA show in Paris from February 26 to March 2 at stand C 060 in Hall 7 for the first time.

  • Test Your Power with Mitas at the Paris SIMA show

    Test Your Power with Mitas at the Paris SIMA show

    Prague, February 16, 2017 – Visitors at the SIMA show in Paris will have a chance to win a mountain bike in the challenge corner at Mitas stand C 060, located in Hall 7. All they need to do is ride a stationary bicycle and generate enough electricity to fill a Mitas logo. Whoever keeps the logo alight for the longest period will be the winner of a mountain bike worth 500 euros. The name of the challenge is ‘Test Your Power’, and visitors can join in anytime at the SIMA fair between February 26 and March 2.

  • Mitas adds new sizes of dual-purpose tyre TERRA FORCE-R

    Mitas adds new sizes of dual-purpose tyre TERRA FORCE-R

    Prague, February 8, 2017 – Mitas, part of Trelleborg Group, is extending its TERRA FORCE-R dual-purpose tyre range and adding five new sizes from March 2017. After the extension, the range will include eight sizes. Mitas TERRA FORCE-R is designed for maxi enduro and trail motorcycles and is meant to be used 90% on-road and 10% off-road.

  • World premiere of Mitas 1000/50 R 25 SFT at SIMA show in Paris

    World premiere of Mitas 1000/50 R 25 SFT at SIMA show in Paris

    Prague, February 2, 2017 – Mitas, part of the Trelleborg Group, will unveil 1000/50 R 25 SFT, a new powerful tyre for high-horsepower specialized agricultural machinery such as potato harvesters and self-propelled spreaders at the SIMA show held in Paris from February 26 to March 2. Part of the Mitas Super Flexion Tyres (SFT) range, it shares the SFT advantages of the flexibility it gives for variable inflation pressures and its optimal performance according to specific applications. Mitas invites all media representatives and visitors to join in a photo opportunity with this impressive tyre at the Mitas stand C 060 in Hall 7.

  • Mitas mobile app helps farmers select the right tyre pressure

    Mitas mobile app helps farmers select the right tyre pressure

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

  • New sizes of Mitas CHO boast unique technologies to protect soil

    New sizes of Mitas CHO boast unique technologies to protect soil

    Prague, December 1, 2016 – Mitas, part of Trelleborg Group, is extending its range of Cyclic Harvesting Operation (CHO) tyres and presents two new sizes this month.

  • At EICMA fair Mitas presents innovations in its adventure, on-road and off-road tyres

    At EICMA fair Mitas presents innovations in its adventure, on-road and off-road tyres

    Prague, 7 November 2016 – Mitas, part of Trelleborg Group, is extending its adventure tyre range by adding two new sizes to TERRA FORCE-R and two sizes to E-10 tread patterns. In addition, TERRA FORCE-R is featuring the all new Optimum Steel Cord Technology (OSCT), which ensures optimal contact area between the tyre and the surface in all driving conditions. All innovations from the adventure, on-road and off-road Mitas tyre ranges will be displayed at the Mitas stand, L52, in hall 10 of EICMA fairground.

  • Mitas at EIMA with new mobile tyre pressure app and wide product range

    Mitas at EIMA with new mobile tyre pressure app and wide product range

    Prague, November 2, 2016 – At the EIMA fair in Bologna, Mitas, part of Trelleborg Group, will be showcasing the highlights from its agricultural range including Agriterra flotation tyres, VF HC 2000 tyres for high horsepower tractors, municipal and tractor tyres. From November 9 to 13 at stand A1 in Hall 14, Mitas will display key innovations from its market-leading range of specialist tyres.

  • Mitas tyres walk on water

    Mitas tyres walk on water

    Prague, September 15, 2016 – Mitas high-horsepower tyres helped a Claas Axos 320 tractor weighing 4 tons to ‘walk’ on water. Without the massive flotation tyres 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 tyres, 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 tyres 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.