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The TM1000 ProgressiveTraction® tyre from Trelleborg Wheel Systems has been nominated “Best Agricultural Tire for 2020” by the Spanish magazine, “NMR – Neumáticos y Mecánica Rápida”, which specialises in tyres and is geared towards professionals in the sector.
Seventy-nine candidates in eight categories are contenders in this contest that awards outstanding achivements in key sectors. With this nomination, the TM1000 ProgressiveTraction® is being recognised for its superior technology and performance as well as its contribution to the agricultural sector in terms of innovation, performance and reduced environmental impact.
The highly successful, multi-award winning ProgressiveTraction® technology releases additional power to the ground and reduces stress on the soil while boosting the machine's performance on the road.
Ramon Martinez, Country Manager Spain & Portugal, says: "We are proud to receive this nomination, which is a testament to the efforts of our R&D, commercial and marketing departments."
The ProgressiveTraction® tread was designed to meet the requirements of the latest generation of machinery, increasing power transmission efficiency to the ground while reducing soil compaction. At the same time, the double-edge-lug tread design was developed to reduce vibration, lowering energy dissipation, minimising fuel consumption and at the same time extending service life. In fact, tests show that ProgressiveTraction® reduces fuel consumption by up to 3% and extends tyre service life by up to 5%.
TRS Tyre & Wheel, NZ’s largest importer and distributor of agricultural and industrial tyres and wheels, have a wide range of Trelleborg and Mitas tyres now available in New Zealand including some with ProgressiveTraction® technology. TRS are specialists in providing complete customer solutions with over 30 years’ experience in wheel manufacturing services.