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Here you can find all news and developments concerning our products and the Bohnenkamp Group.


Workshop tip: What does it say on the tyre?

Tyre manufacturers place all the important information about the tyre on the sidewall. In addition to the exact tread name, it also contains the key size information such as tyre width, rim diameter and the ratio of sidewall height to tyre width. The load and speed indices are also listed below the specifications. It indicates the maximum speed for which a tyre is designed and the maximum load that the tread can safely carry.

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Waste tyre recycling service running at full speed

Our new service for recycling used tyres has been well received six months after its launch. More than 100 tonnes of discarded tyres already end up with our recycling partners every month. At the end of the current conversion season, we are expecting a new redemption record.

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COVEX truck rims prove their value at Bohnenkamp

COVEX brand truck rims have successfully established themselves in Bohnenkamp's product range. One year after the sales launch, demand for the stainless steel rims has exceeded expectations and shows that quality and price are in a very good relationship. The brand was able to acquire new customers not only in the replacement business, but also among well-known original equipment manufacturers.

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Workshop tip: What distinguishes diagonal and radial tyres?

Diagonal or radial - every commercial tyre can be assigned to one of these two types.

In our workshop tip, we look back at the history of development, explain both types of construction and list their advantages and disadvantages.


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Catalogue premiere: machines, tools and accessories for wheel assembly

Bohnenkamp Austria GesmbH has compiled all items from the wheel assembly sector in a separate product range overview. Over 55 pages, the new "Mounting accessories" catalogue brings together a total of 250 products, tools, machines and aids, some of which have been tried and tested millions of times in practice. The reference book will be published this week.

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Kenda Klever X/T: Bohnenkamp expands the range in the powersport sector

With the Kenda Klever X/T, Bohnenkamp AG is now adding an extremely resilient and high-quality alternative to its powersport range. The new tread is seen as the KENDA brand's clear response to ever larger and more high-performance vehicles in the ATV and SSV sector.

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Bohnenkamp unveiled comprehensive truck tread range at NUFAM

The NUFAM commercial vehicle trade fair, which takes place every two years, attracted renowned companies from the commercial vehicle industry to Karlsruhe. Here, Bohnenkamp AG, Europe's leading wholesaler for commercial vehicle tyres, presented its impressive range of tyres and wheels for trucks and transport in the dm-arena, stand E 414, from 21 to 24 September 2023.

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The Alliance 398 on agrotrucks in practical use

Using the truck on the field - contractor Holger Jäger was initially ridiculed for this idea when he equipped his first converted two-axle truck with excavator tyres from the Netherlands in 1996. But success proved him right. Today, the fleet of the medium-sized agricultural service company comprises six articulated trucks suitable for arable farming. In the harvest season, they drive on all axles with the powerful Alliance 398.

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Committed to the responsibilities of the tyre wholesale trade

By looking at the shared history of Bohnenkamp and BKT, a lot can be revealed about our own development, our reliability towards customers and partners, and our continually fresh ideas for a successful, partnership-based future. We spoke with our Chairman of the Board Gregor Rüth and the Head of Overall Sales Thomas Pott about the previous, very dynamic years and future perspectives.

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Listening is the key to the customer-oriented product range.

The Indian tyre manufacturer BKT has grown significantly over the past ten years. The company with headquarters in Mumbai, India, has opened two production facilities as well as its own industrial waste production plant. The expansion of production capacity and the growth-promoting investments in research and development have positioned BKT well to serve the sectors OTR, agriculture and industry worldwide with tyres. We spoke to BKT Chairman Arvind Poddar during the anniversary celebrations.

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