Thursday, February 13, 2014

Mitas presents Dutch tractor-pulling champ at National Farm Machinery Show

Charles City (IA)/Prague, February 11, 2014 – Mitas is taking part in the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) with its tractor-pulling team, “Mitas All or Nothing.” Mitas brings the Dutch champion Manon Kools, a successful tractor-pulling competitor who will compete in the 8,000 lb Super Stock Alcohol Tractors category. For Mitas, which opened its radial farm tire factory in Charles City, Iowa, in April 2012, this represents its premiere at the NFMS.
Manon Kools will be present at the Mitas booth #417, located in North Wing, on Wednesday, February 12 and on Friday, February 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. Mitas invites all photojournalists to a photo opportunity with Manon Kools, the Dutch tractor-pulling champ sponsored by Mitas.
“We are proud to be a part of the show in Louisville with our Mitas All or Nothing team,” said Andrew Mabin, Mitas’ marketing and sales director. “Mitas is the European leader in combine tires sales having significant market share in tractor tires. With our $52 million investment in the Charles City plant in Iowa, we are now building a strong position on the U.S. market,” Mabin added.
For more information please see attached press release.
Photo tag: Manon Kools in 2013. Author: Gerrit Budding, 2013.
Best regards,
Aleš Kosina
Public Relations Manager

MITAS a.s.
Švehlova 1900, 106 00 Prague 10, Czech Republic
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Press release:

Mitas presents Dutch tractor-pulling champ at National Farm Machinery Show
Charles City (IA)/Prague, February 11, 2014 – Mitas is taking part in the National Farm Machinery Show (NFMS) with its tractor-pulling team, “Mitas All or Nothing.” Mitas brings the Dutch champion Manon Kools, a successful tractor-pulling competitor who will compete in the 8,000 lb Super Stock Alcohol Tractors category. For Mitas, which opened its radial farm tire factory in Charles City, Iowa, in April 2012, this represents its premiere at the NFMS.

“We are proud to be a part of the show in Louisville with our Mitas All or Nothing team,” said Andrew Mabin, Mitas’ marketing and sales director. “Mitas is the European leader in combine tires sales having significant market share in tractor tires. With our $52 million investment in the Charles City plant in Iowa, we are now building a strong position on the U.S. market,” Mabin added.

“It has been two years since we cured our first test tire in the new plant in Charles City, Iowa. Now we are manufacturing 42 tire sizes in 51 variations of Mitas- and Cultor-branded tires,” said Neil Rayson, head of sales for Mitas Tires North America.

Mitas All or Nothing team driver Manon Kools (20) lives in Zeeland, the Netherlands. At the show in Louisville, she will pull the Case Puma 230. The tractor has 4,000 hp with three chargers and an intercooler. The head is made of aluminium, and there are two spark plugs per cylinder. The tires turn at 75 mph by 6,000 rpm.

Manon Kools will be present at the Mitas booth #417, located in North Wing, on Wednesday, February 12 and on Friday, February 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. Mitas invites all photojournalists to a photo opportunity with Manon Kools, the Dutch tractor-pulling champ sponsored by Mitas.

MITAS a.s is one of Europe’s leading producers of agricultural tires. Mitas manufactures and sells tires under three brand names: the company’s own Mitas and Cultor, and Continental under licence. In addition, MITAS a.s. produces and distributes a wide range of Mitas-branded industrial and motorcycle tires. MITAS a.s. is a member of ČGS HOLDING a.s. and operates three production plants in the Czech Republic, one in Serbia and one in the USA, and maintains a global sales and distribution network.




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Press Release
From MITAS a.s.
Švehlova 1900,
CZ-106 25 Praha 10
www.mitas-tyres.com

Public Relations
Aleš Kosina
Public Relations Manager
Mobile: +420 724 442 909
ales.kosina@mitas-tyres.com
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