Press Releases (North America)

  • Mitas is Overall Winner of the CLAAS Supplier Awards, 2014

    Prague/Harsewinkel, 5 February 2015 - Mitas is overall winner of the CLAAS Supplier of the Year Awards, 2014. Major farm equipment manufacturer CLAAS awarded tire maker Mitas as best supplier for its outstanding development partnership, an excellent cooperation during recent years and active participation in logistics and lesser development projects. The gala event took place in January in Harsewinkel, Germany. Mitas won the award from among 900 serial part suppliers.

  • Jamie Nicely is new Mitas motorcycle tire sales manager for North America

    Prague, February 3, 2015 – Jamie Nicely has been appointed Mitas motorcycle tire sales manager in North America. Starting January, Nicely is responsible for servicing established distributors for tire sales and creating new distributor accounts in the United States. He will be actively working with Mitas distributors to support sales growth at both the dealer and consumer level. Prior to joining Mitas, Nicely worked as a race tire distributor as well as racer support.

  • Mike Massé is new Mitas key account manager for Canada

    Prague/Charles City, December 2, 2014 - Michel Massé joined Mitas as sales manager responsible for business development in Canada. Michel is responsible for the growth in sales of Mitas and Cultor products for Canada. Prior to joining Mitas, he spent nine years as a key account manager at Continental Tire Canada.

  • Mitas VF HC 2000 tires as a standard fitment on Case IH Magnum™ Rowtrac™ tractors

    Prague/Charles City, September 23, 2014 – Mitas is the only tire manufacturer to supply VF (Very High Flexion) tires for new Case IH Magnum™ Rowtrac™ tractor. This tire was shown on the Magnum Rowtrac when the tractor was unveiled to the media in Nevada, Iowa and will be displayed at a number of farm shows and dealer meetings in September and October. The Mitas VF tire product line for high-horsepower tractors was released in August in two sizes: VF 380/95R38 HC 2000 and VF 480/95R50 HC 2000 for front and rear axles respectively.

  • Mitas announces tire supply agreement with CLAAS at Farm Progress Show

    Prague/Charles City, IA, September 9, 2014 – Mitas has recently been recognized as a preferred supplier of combine tires for CLAAS in North America. The Mitas 750/65R26 166D SFT will be the standard tire on the new CLAAS LEXION 700 Series combines produced in Omaha, Nebraska. Mitas tires will also be a standard option on new CLAAS XERION tractors. At the Farm Progress Show, Mitas 710/75R42 SFT tires were showcased as part of the North American debut of the CLAAS XERION 5000 tractor.

  • 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.