Press releases

  • 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.

  • Mitas earns recognition as a John Deere “Partner-level Supplier”

    Prague, 14 April, 2016 – Mitas has earned recognition as a Partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program. The Partner-level status is Deere & Company’s highest supplier rating. The Prague based company was selected for the honor in recognition of its dedication to providing products and service of outstanding quality as well as its commitment to continuous improvement. Company employees accepted the recognition during formal ceremonies held on 13 April 2016 in Zweibrücken, Germany. Mitas is a supplier of radial agricultural tyres to John Deere’s operation in Europe, Russia, United States and Mexico.

  • Mitas introduces new crane tyre CR-02

    Prague, 21 March 2016 – At the Bauma fair, Mitas will unveil in its world premiere the 445/95R25 CR-02 tyre, designed for mobile cranes, at stand No. 127 in Hall A6. Mitas CR-02 is a new tread design that extends the current range of CR-01 crane tyres. Mitas CR-02 has improved operating efficiency thanks to its lighter construction. It is also possible to mount CR-02 tyres on a one-piece rim, which reduces the overall weight of the mobile crane. These improvements have a positive impact on fuel consumption.

  • Mitas receives AGCO Supplier of the Year award

    Prague, 17 December 2015 – AGCO named Mitas as its Supplier of the Year 2015 in the category Engineering & Innovation during AGCO´s supplier day for the EAME region (Europe, Africa and Middle East). Mitas won the category thanks to the successful development of the coveted AirCell, which is part of the Fendt VarioGrip Pro system. The prize was presented to Mitas representatives in Marktoberdorf, Germany at the end of November.