Newsroom Michelin (agriculture)

2019
23
October
2019
| 13:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Thoresby Farming has more than doubled the productivity of its main cultivating tractor after upgrading to a Fendt 1050 featuring VarioGrip technology. The flagship Fendt was specified from the factory on a set of AxioBib IF 710/60 R38 and IF 900/65 ...
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03
October
2019
| 11:50 Europe/Amsterdam
RG Contracting plans to move its entire fleet onto Michelin XeoBib agricultural tyres after being hugely impressed with the fitments specified on nine new John Deere tractors. The Scottish farming business spends a lot of time transferring heavy s...
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30
July
2019
| 11:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Buckinghamshire-based Energy Generator Hire has become the first customer in the UK to specify Michelin’s CrossGrip tyre, fitting nine JCB telehandlers with the new multi-purpose fitment that is designed for operation on roads, grass and in the snow....
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13
June
2019
| 10:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin is launching a new CargoXBib High Flotation trailer tyre, with four VF-rated sizes designed to keep soil compaction to an absolute minimum. The VF 650/55 R26.5, VF 600/55 R26.5, VF 710/50 R26.5 and VF 750/60 R30.5 utilise the latest Miche...
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29
May
2019
| 11:55 Europe/Amsterdam
East Lothian-based J Haig Hamilton & Sons is reaping the rewards after becoming the first farm in Scotland to fit the latest size to join Michelin’s growing range of AxioBib 2 tyres. Haig Hamilton, who oversees more than 3,000 acres of land, inves...
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08
May
2019
| 12:22 Europe/Amsterdam
Spalding-based RP Worth & Son, which farms just under 1,000 acres of wheat and potatoes, has unlocked a major improvement in tyre performance after acting on the recommendations of its local Michelin Account Manager. Ian Whitwell visited the custo...
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15
April
2019
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Soltyre has gained Michelin’s agricultural seal of approval for its new Airdrie dealership, marking a major achievement for the tyre specialist with all three branches now members of the pan-European Michelin Exelagri network. Soltyre’s Airdrie br...
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14
March
2019
| 15:19 Europe/Amsterdam
Cockburnspath-based R&C Crichton has become the first farmer in Scotland to specify Michelin’s new RoadBib tyres – designed to provide high performance, longevity and traction on machines used intensively on the road. Jamie Crichton specified the ...
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28
February
2019
| 11:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has launched its new RoadBib tyres onto the original equipment and replacement markets, following nearly two years of extensive end-user testing with agricultural contractors across Europe. The tyres stand out for being the first fitments...
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22
January
2019
| 15:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Hinckford Farming has praised Michelin’s “excellent support” after replacing a rubber tracked crawler with a Claas Xerion 5000 fitted with a set of the manufacturer’s Ultraflex high volume AxioBib tyres. The arable farm had been using tracks for m...
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2018
31
August
2018
| 11:54 Europe/Amsterdam
The ‘exceptional grip’ and longer life of Michelin AxioBib tyres has seen Chiltern-based Kensham Farms return to the manufacturer for an identical replacement set. The first set of IF 600/70 R30 and IF 800/70 R38 tyres were fitted as original equi...
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06
July
2018
| 11:06 Europe/Amsterdam
ATS Euromaster in Dundee has secured Michelin’s agricultural seal of approval – earning its place as an accredited Exelagri dealer within a pan-European network of 800 carefully selected farm tyre specialists. The Michelin Certified Centre (MCC) h...
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27
June
2018
| 13:06 Europe/Amsterdam
The first farmer in Britain to specify a tractor on Michelin’s new AxioBib 2 tyres is already noticing the benefits of the Ultraflex technology fitments after 300 hours operation, with evidence of excellent soil protection. James Parker, director ...
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19
April
2018
| 11:29 Europe/Amsterdam
UK crop sprayers CS Arable Services is reaping the benefits of running its machines on Michelin YieldBib tyres – three years after becoming the first in the country to test the new fitments. The Nottinghamshire-based business’s small fleet of Bate...
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16
February
2018
| 10:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Arable farming and grain handling experts Greenshields Agri has improved the operational efficiency of one of its tractors, thanks to the impressive performance of its Michelin AxioBib and MegaXBib tyres. Previously the firm’s John Deere 8345R ope...
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22
January
2018
| 15:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Montrose-based potato farmer James D Reid & Partners is reaping the benefit of a decision to change its tyre strategy four years ago, and is on track to achieve 5,000 hours from its original Michelin AgriBib Row Crop tyres. The customer specified ...
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09
January
2018
| 16:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin’s X Tweel SSL airless tyre and wheel combination will be making its UK public debut at this year’s LAMMA Show. For several years, Michelin has sold its range of Tweel products for mowing, agricultural and industrial applications in North ...
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2017
05
December
2017
| 12:50 Europe/Amsterdam
A farmer from Northern Ireland says his working day has been transformed by Michelin’s new AxioBib 2 tractor tyres – after becoming the first person in the country to fit a set. Richard Lyons – who farms hens for free-range eggs and 180 acres of w...
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14
November
2017
| 10:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has announced the acquisition of PTG and Téléflow, both industry leaders in tyre pressure control systems which allow users to monitor and adapt tyre pressures according to the terrain and conditions of use. These acquisitions signal Micheli...
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23
June
2017
| 15:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Samuel Graham, a farmer from Killinchy in County Down, beat off tough competition from farmers representing 13 European countries to win the European Drivers' Championship 2017, organised jointly by John Deere and Michelin. The event was held at t...
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14
June
2017
| 15:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has unveiled a new generation of agricultural tyre, the Michelin RoadBib, co-designed with agricultural contractors and which defines a brand new segment of the market. From launch it will become the first tyre for 200+hp agricultural tra...
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31
March
2017
| 01:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Ayrshire-based farmer and contractor James L Welsh & Sons has reported outstanding longevity from Michelin SprayBib and XeoBib tyres specified for its Unimog sprayer – with the five-year-old sets of tyres predicted to outlast the machine’s first full...
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18
January
2017
| 13:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Stand G33, LAMMA Show, 18-19 January 2017 Michelin is using the occasion of this year’s LAMMA Show to host an exclusive UK preview of its all-new AxioBib 2 tyre range, allowing farmers and contractors to view the new agricultural tyre ahead of the...
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12
January
2017
| 16:21 Europe/Amsterdam
Martyn Pointer, 51, has been appointed Commercial Director of Agriculture at Michelin, with responsibility for the UK, Ireland and the Nordics. He replaces Mike Lawton, who has taken on the position of Head of Communications, after five years in the ...
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2016
19
December
2016
| 10:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has conducted field trials at Maxwell Farms, near Turriff in Aberdeenshire, to demonstrate the benefits of using a Central Tyre Inflation System with its Ultraflex technology tractor and trailer tyres. The trials compared the differences ...
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12
December
2016
| 16:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin has chosen the LAMMA Show 2017 to host an exclusive UK preview of its all-new AxioBib 2 tyre range, showcasing the new agricultural tyre to farmers and contractors a month ahead of its planned international debut. The new tyre range will ...
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12
October
2016
| 12:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Michelin Customer Engineering Support Manager Gordon Brookes is urging farmers and contractors to perform fleet audits during the quieter winter months, and guarantee a successful start to 2017. “With harvest 2016 firmly behind us, it’s essential ...
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17
June
2016
| 12:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Builders’ merchant Solent Building Supplies has replaced its Bobcat skid-steer loader’s Michelin Bibsteel Hard Surface tyres like-for-like, after reporting ‘impressive’ durability despite tough working conditions. The company, which operates withi...
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20
April
2016
| 12:42 Europe/Amsterdam
Salisbury-based Simon Jackson Contractors Limited has invested more than £42,000 in new tyres for its fleet in 2015 after taking advantage of Michelin’s 0 per cent Flexelagri finance offer – enabling the cost to be spread across 24 equal monthly paym...
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08
January
2016
| 12:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Farmers fitting Michelin Ultraflex Technology tyres to their agricultural machinery can benefit from a 4% increased yield, a study has found. The research led by Harper Adams University set out to measure the effects of Michelin Ultraflex Technolo...
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