Press releases

  • Mitas powers a world champion

    Mitas powers a world champion

    Prague, September 13, 2017 - Swiss mountain bike rider Jolanda Neff who rides for the Mitas sponsored Team Kross won the Elite Women’s world title in Cairns, Australia on September 9th. This is a first senior title for Jolanda who has previously won 3 world titles at under 23 level.

  • 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.

  • 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 tire 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 Tires (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 tire at the Mitas stand C 060 in Hall 7.

  • Mitas mobile app helps farmers select the right tire pressure

    Mitas mobile app helps farmers select the right tire pressure

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

  • 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.

  • Mitas is releasing the Powerpull tyre for Europe

    Prague, April 28, 2016 – The special tractor pulling tyre Mitas Powerpull has been released for sale in Europe. After several months of in-house development and extensive testing, Mitas 30.5L32 148A8 Powerpull is available for pulling teams. It is manufactured as a slick tyre without a tread pattern, allowing the competitor to create the winning tread design of their choice. Manufacturing of Mitas Powerpull 30.5L-32 is based on a process similar to that of Mitas’ high-horsepower tractor tyres. This will guarantee endurance and durability.

  • Mitas AirCell dramatically boosts the performance of tyre inflation systems

    Prague, 15 September 2015 – Mitas introduces AirCell, a unique inner tyre that enables the inflation of large agricultural tyres by +/- 1 bar (from 0.8 bar to 1.8 bar) within just half a minute -- more than 10 times faster than the current method of inflation. Mitas AirCell is located on the rim inside the tyre and occupies about 30% of the volume of the tyre. Mitas AirCell has been designed for the Mitas 710/75 R42 SFT, other sizes will follow. AirCell is continuously inflated to a maximum of 8 bar during the tyres use, releasing some of the pressure on demand enabling a rapid increase of pressure into the agricultural tyre itself adjusting the pressure in seconds rather than minutes. Mitas AirCell will be available for the Fendt 900 Vario equipped with Mitas 710/75 R42 SFT starting in November 2016. The unique tyre pressure inflation system is marketed as VarioGrip Pro received a DLG Agritechnica Gold Medal last week.

  • Mitas Sponsored Rider Petr Pilát Becomes FMX European Champion

    Prague, 25. June 2015 – Petr Pilát became the European Champion in Freestyle motocross riding on Mitas C-23 (front) and Mitas C-20 (rear) tyres. Pert Pilát won the title in the last race which took place in Hamburg, Germany on 13 and 14 June. Petr Pilát returned to the European Championship NIGHT of the JUMPs after recovering from an injury. Presenting a new trick helped him secure the title. Mitas has been sponsoring Petr Pilát for 12 years now.

  • Mitas unveils new sizes of CR-01 crane tyres

    Prague, 7 April 2015 – Two new sizes of Mitas CR-01 crane tyres are being released for sale. The all-new Mitas 385/95R25 CR-01 170F TL and 525/80R25 CR-01 176F TL are tyres designed for speeds of up to 80 km/h (for 385/95R25) and 90 km/h (for 525/80R25). Maximum operational load capacity of Mitas 525/80R25 CR-01 is 17,750 kg and 7,100 kg at speed 80 km/h under 7 bar. To date, Mitas produces three sizes of CR-01 crane tyres and delivers them to major manufacturers such as Liebherr and Manitowoc. The CR-01 tyre will be put on display at the INTERMAT fair in Paris at Mitas stand E051, Hall 5a.

  • Milan Šindelář named Mitas International sales director

    Prague, 27 February 2015 – Mitas has appointed Milan Šindelář as sales director of Mitas International. Starting in January 2015, he takes over all responsibilities from Jaroslav Musil, the preceding sales director of Mitas International who is retiring after 17 years with Mitas. Šindelář is responsible for business growth on all markets except for Western Europe and North America. His main tasks are strengthening relations with key customers and finding new business opportunities. Milan joined Mitas in 2011 as an OE key account manager at Mitas Tires North America.