Press Releases (North America)

  • World ploughing champ tire goes to Mitas

    Prague, 1 August 2013 – Barbara Klaus, an Austrian driving a New Holland tractor mounted with Mitas tires, took first place in the conventional ploughing world championship held in Olds, Alberta (Canada). Her teammate Margareta Heigl won the silver in reversible ploughing driving a Steyr tractor. John Whelan of Ireland won the reversible ploughing category.

  • Mitas signs up AGCO for four years

    Prague, 30 May 2013 – The manufacturer of agricultural machinery AGCO has signed a four-year agreement with Mitas to supply Continental- and Mitas-branded farm tires to Fendt, Massey Ferguson, Valtra, Challenger and Laverda branded tractors and combines for their plants in Germany, Finland, France and Italy starting in 2013.

  • Mitas in Iowa: One year on

    Charles City (IA), April 9, 2013 – In April, Mitas celebrates 12 months of farm tire manufacturing at its Charles City facility, which currently employs 188 locals in Iowa. Today, Mitas held its board of directors meeting at the facility and launched three new tire sizes in the SFT and AC85 ranges available in North America starting in April.

  • Mitas makes tires non-stop in Charles City

    Charles City (IA), January 7, 2013 – On 2 January, Mitas’ factory in Charles City started making radial farm tires 24/7. This is in line with an increase of the factory’s output as new machinery is currently being installed. Today, the factory runs two 12-hour shifts a day, seven days a week; each shift averages 40 hours of work a week. Since summer, six additional curing presses and eight tire-building machines have been installed. The factory now employs 179 local people.