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Vipal Rubber takes part in the Great American Trucking Show, in Texas

Posted on 07 September 2017

Vipal Rubber takes part in the Great American Trucking Show, in Texas

For the second consecutive year, audiences can check out how the brand’s best-known treads have helped to ensure high yields to the fleets and fuel consumption reduction.

Vipal Rubber, a leading Latin American company and one of the most important tyre retreading manufacturers in the world, took part in another edition of the Great American Trucking Show, held August 24-26, in the city of Dallas, Texas. This is the second consecutive year that the brand participated in the convention, aimed exclusively at the trucker audiences, gathering more than 500 exhibitors of the segment. Vipal was represented by Leonardo Oliveira and Amaramh Velazquez, both Vipal Technicians and Sales Representatives in the region.

During the three days of the event, Vipal presented to the public products known worldwide and currently used in the North American market, including the SmartWay Transport verified treads, which assure more savings and reduction in fuel consumption, as well as high yields to the fleets. Vipal was the first South American company to receive this validation from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and this was also the first time the EPA verified tyre treads. They also presented the ECO treads, among other prominent products of Vipal.

Known for bringing together transportation companies, engine, parts, and components manufacturers, the Great American Trucking Show is an annual interactive action with the truck driver community, where participants can test trucks and their products, among other activities. It is also an opportunity to exchange knowledge and participate in educational sessions from the Texas Truck Association.

Vipal in North America

Present in all continents, Vipal has three distribution centers in the United States to meet the growing exports to the US market: Los Angeles (California), Miami (Florida), and Virginia Beach (Virginia). Following this strategy, the company also dedicates one of its three plants in Brazil solely to export production. Visit

Vipal around the world

Vipal is responsible for supplying about 90 countries, with its main markets in Europe, Latin America and the United States. To meet the specific needs of each location, which range from technical requirements to cultural, geographic and legal differences, the company invests in the development of specific products to improve performance in different regions. Moreover, it has authorized retreaders, permanent regional teams, and its own distribution centers at strategic locations on four continents to provide support to international customers.