Press Releases (North America)

  • Mitas to unveil VF HC 2000 tires for high-horsepower tractors at Farm Progress

    Prague/Charles City, August 21, 2014 – The range extension of Very High Flexion (VF) tires will be another new product offering from Mitas at the Farm Progress Show. Mitas will display the new VF HC 2000 product line for high-horsepower tractors at booth 16S. All media representatives and visitors are invited to a photo opportunity at booth 16S with the VF tire, which boasts 40% less inflation compared with standard tires.

  • Mitas enters tractor-pulling with Powerpull tire on display at Farm Progress

    Prague/Charles City, August 13, 2014 – For the first time in the United States, Mitas will reveal its Powerpull 30.5L-32 tire for tractor-pulling at Farm Progress. Mitas Powerpull will be tested by select tractor-pulling teams in fall 2014 and will be available for the 2015 season. Visitors can see the Powerpull 30.5L-32 tire on display at the Mitas booth, 16S. To show its strong commitment to tractor-pulling Mitas will sponsor the pulling event Protect the Harvest Nationals that occurs during the Farm Progress.

  • Mitas will display one of the world's largest agricultural tires at Farm Progress

    Prague/Charles City, July 28, 2014 – For the first time in the United States, Mitas will display 1250/50R32 SFT at booth 16S at the Farm Progress Show. Mitas 1250/50R32 188A8/185B SFT is one of the world's largest agricultural tires. Weighing in at 1,224 lbs, this size of Super Flexion Tire (SFT) is also the heaviest tire in Mitas' product portfolio. Mitas invites all media representatives and visitors to join in a photo opportunity with this impressive tire at the Mitas stand 16S.

  • Mitas displayed Powerpull tire on ETPC tractor-pulling event in France

    Prague, 12 June 2014 – The Mitas-sponsored tractor-pulling ETPC Eurocup season is in full swing. During its third pull on 7 June in Bernay, France, Mitas has shown the prototype of its tractor-pulling tire with the characteristic name Powerpull. Also, the Mitas All Or Nothing tractor-pulling team, sponsored by Mitas, met with success when its driver, Bram Kools, won the pull.

  • Mitas selected as OEM supplier for TM Racing

    Prague, 26 May 2014 – Mitas is proud to announce its selection by TM Racing as an OEM tire supplier for motocross, enduro and supermoto motorcycles.

  • Mitas developing special Powerpull tire

    Prague, 13 May 2014 – Mitas signed a sponsorship agreement with the European Tractor Pulling Committee (ETPC) and has entered the dynamic world of tractor-pulling. The agreement goes hand-in-hand with the development of the special Mitas Powerpull tire. The construction of the first prototype of the new tractor-pulling tire is based on a manufacturing process similar to that for Mitas’ high-horsepower tractor tires. This will guarantee endurance and durability. Mitas Powerpull will be available in 2014.

  • Mitas at the National Farm Machinery Show

    Charles City (IA) - In February 2014 for the first time in its history, Mitas joined the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, USA. Several hundred exhibitors and the exciting Championship Tractor Pull are the best attractions at one of the largest fairs in North America.

  • U.S. senator visits Charles City

    Charles City (IA) - In January, the Mitas plant in Charles City was honored by a visit by Chuck Grassley, the senior U.S. senator from the state of Iowa.

  • Mitas signs up CLAAS

    Prague, 11 December 2013 – At Agritechnica, Mitas signed a long-term agreement with CLAAS, one of the major manufacturers of agricultural machinery. Mitas will supply Continental and Mitas branded farm tires to CLAAS combines and tractors.

  • New sizes of Mitas SFT for powerful machines

    Prague/Hannover, 11 November 2013 – The range extension of Super Flexion Tires (SFT) is another novelty from Mitas presented at the Agritechnica fair. Mitas SFT are made for high-horsepower tractors with over 180 hp and sold in the North American market. New sizes of Mitas SFT are 900/60R42; 710/60R34; 650/60R34; 710/65R46; 750/65R26 and 580/85R42.