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B&J Rocket is now the official & exclusive European importer of Robbins envelopes

May 2017 -  Robbins LLC's proven envelopes are now available in Europe through B&J Rocket. In tyre retreading, envelopes form an integral part of the entire process. The envelopes of the American manufacturer Robbins LLC have been regarded as having the longest lifetime. They are now.. 

B&J Rocket America appoints new sales management

May 2017 -  The market leader for retreading tools with headquarters in Middlebury, IN appoints Caitlin M. Smith as General Manager Sales with immediate effect. In her new job function Caitlin follows Ben Graham, who leaves the company at the end of... 

The B&J Rocket AIRBOT® line-up is growing

March 2017 -  The successful buffing tools are now available in further standard sizes. Ever since their introduction nearly 5 years ago, the AIRBOT® buffing tools from B&J Rocket have become very popular among retreaders and tyre service centers and are in constant use. They convince above all with their very effective cooling technology, which is clearly... 

75 years of dedication to retreading – B&J celebrates its anniversary

February 2017 -  B&J Rocket looks back three quarters of a century on a multitude of milestones in the development and supply of highly efficient grinding and buffing tools for the tyre retreading industry. In 2017, the company wants to celebrate with its customers. When Roy Barnes and E.B. Jensen founded the B&J Manufacturing Company in Chicago in 1942, ... 

Best Christmas Wishes

December 2016 -  Again, a turbulent year comes to an end. However, together with our loyal partners and customers, we can look back with contentment on a fair business year 2016, as well as a successful trade fair in Essen. Our modern logo as a new trade mark has also been positively received... 

B&J revised its company logo

May 2016 - The Swiss company integrated the name "Rocket" into its logo. The core of a word mark is formed by the values and competencies that a company has created with its products or services. From there, the identity and image of a company is derived. At B&J, the word mark originates from the 1940s, when ...

In dialogue - B&J Rocket listens to their customers

May 2016 - Further improvements and adjustments to the products are meeting customer requirements. Stagnation means regression – true to this motto B&J continuously develops products in close dialogue with their customers worldwide. In this process the Customer Forum "ProTeam" plays an important role. By sharing experiences  ...

B&J Rocket gradually launches EVO- Blades sale

May 2016 - The new buffing blades of the company convince in the field test and go into sales now, step by step. When B&J Rocket first announced the development of new buffing blades at the 2014 fair "REIFEN", there was talk of an evolution. B&J had developed a new manufacturing process, through which the blades, outwardly almost unchanged, now work, ...

Season's greetings 2015

December 2015 - Taking stock at the end of the year 2015, we look back on a good number of successful activities. A highlight is certainly our new special catalog for the conveyor belt industry or the further development of our EVO Blades. However, we cannot close our eyes as to what is happening around us ...

B&J presents new special catalog and new product

February 2015 - B&J has been providing tools to various industries for many years and serving areas where non-metallic surfaces are grinded. In addition to tire retreading and repair, these include companies where conveyor belts are renewed, repaired or assembled. In order to address this industry more specifically in the future, ...

Improving upon a standard tool to optimize results

January 2015 - When repairing off-road tires the specially designed 4" and 6" B&J AIRBOT®s have become the preferred tools. The AIRBOT tools of the Swiss company not only convince with a unique design but also by the way they ...

Season's greetings 2014

December 2014 - What a year! We have achieved a lot in 2014 and, with the announcement of the new Rocket EVO blades, we’re able to introduce a real evolution. Now, let's take a deep breath and attend to matters that have a far greater significance than our daily business. Especially after the outbreak ...

From revolution to evolution – the new ROCKET EVO-BLADES

May 2014 - B&J refers to it as an evolution and introduces the new generation of their buffing blades at this year’s “REIFEN” exhibition. It was like a revolution, when in 1945 the two B&J company founders Barnes and Jensen presented   ...

B&J launches their AIRBOT®-Special 2014 promotion

May 2014 - Ever since their introduction nearly 2 years ago the buffing tools of the AIRBOT® series have turned out to be the most frequently used working tools in the industry and in repair shops. The AIRBOT® tools not only look aggressive, they also work that way. With their open design and angled setup  ...

Q-Plus Check-Up promotion successful

January 2014 - The B&J Rocket marketing action takes stock upon its expiry on December 31. Thanks to the close global cooperation with its distribution partners on the one hand and the retreaders as users on the other B&J Rocket rasp systems are considered  ...

Season's greetings from B&J

December 2013 - Another year has nearly gone by. A year 2013, in which we have set in motion and implemented a great many projects successfully. Let us now take the time to reflect on what gives us strength and support in life. Right now it is also important ...

B&J Rocket hires new Production Manager

July 2013 -  As of July 15th 2013, Marcos Guzman has taken over the position of production manager, responsible for the B&J factory in the USA. Marcos has 16 years of experience in the areas of cost management, sales drive and company development. He has ...

Q-Plus Check-Up Promotion – B&J makes an interim assessment

July 2013 -  The B&J Rocket marketing promotion has had a successful start. “We want loyalty to pay off!” With these words Andreas Müller, Managing Director of B&J Rocket, kicked off the worldwide marketing campaign in January, which will cover the entire...

Settlement after 2 ½ years

May 2013 -  dispute between B&J and former steel supplier ended. In April 2013 B&J reached an out-of-court settlement in the USA with its former steel provider. The American supplier had delivered several coil rolls to the B&J factory in early 2010, among which a batch that consisted of low-grade steel, but - accompanied by false certificates...

The new B&J catalogue 2013/14 is now available

April 2013 -  The well-known comprehensive catalogue of B&J Rocket is published in its 5th edition worldwide. Every retreader knows and appreciates it, the modern complete catalogue of B&J Rocket.  It is meanwhile considered the reference for rasp and carbide tools...

Q-Plus Check-up – the new B&J loyalty promotion

February 2013 -  B&J Rocket addresses retreaders with a long-term marketing initiative. “We want loyalty to pay off!” With this announcement Andreas Müller, Managing Director of B&J Rocket, kicks off a new global marketing campaign...

Support for B&J

January 2013 -  With immediate effect Elizabeth (Betsy) Hansen supports B&J Rocket America as Key Account Manager. Hansen brings along a lot of experience for her new task. She spent  ...

Merry Christmas and a Happy new Year 2013

December 2012 - Another year has nearly gone by – it has been a busy and successful one for us. Time to reflect on what gives us strength and support in life, and think of those who are in need of attention and support. Instead of Christmas cards  ...

The new AIRBOT® series goes into production

September 2012 - B&J Rocket has begun the manufacturing of the innovative successor of the worldwide established B&J RFBOT buffing tool. It began on this year’s REIFEN fair in Essen, Germany: when the Swiss company presented the prototypes of the new AIRBOT® series at the fair in June for the first time the customers  ...

World premiere: The new AIRBOT® series at the REIFEN fair

May 2012 - B&J Rocket presents the innovative successor of the worldwide established B&J RFBOT buffing tools. The RFBOTs (Round Faced Buff Out Tool) from B&J are in daily operation at almost every retreader or tyre service. The quality in terms of lifetime, concentricity and efficiency is the key argument again and again, making this tool the most used buffing ...

B&J launches its Quality campaign

April 2012 - 2012 is ‚REIFEN’ year: The world leading fair in Essen, Germany, takes place from June 5 to 8, 2012. B&J Rocket, with headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, and operating worldwide, will be presenting its new hallmark ‘Quality Plus’ to trade visitors  ...

Rema Tip Top Spain opens training centre and warehouse

March 2012 - In Rubi, 30 km northwest of Barcelona, the new training centre and warehouse of Rema Tip Top Spain was solemnly inaugurated on 2nd of March. Among the guests  ...

B&J back in Bologna

June 2011 - B&J Rocket Sales are pleased with their successful participation at Autopromotec 2011.
The Swiss company enjoyed a successful return to Bologna this year after not attending the exhibition in 2009. A permanent absence  ...

Aid for Japan

March 2011 - Employees in all B&J locations are donating for the victims of the catastrophy in Japan.
Earthquakes and tsunamis, followed by a volcano eruption and a nuclear accident; the whole world is stunned  ...

B&J Rocket extends its sales team

March 2011 - With Fredy Walther B&J Rocket Sales AG, the market leader for Retreading tools located in Baar, Switzerland, is reinforcing their sales team.

Starting 1st of February 2011 Fredy Walther is the new key account manager  ...

B&J with „fresh fruit“ in Essen

July 2010 - B&J Rocket Sales AG looks back on a positive „Reifen“ fair. Apart from interesting discussions the Swiss company also received much positive feedback for its worldwide marketing activities at the trade fair in Essen.

On every fair day B&J welcomed a good mix  ...

Keep it cool – the new Alu I-Beam Air Spacers from B&J

July 2010 - B&J Rocket Sales AG introduces the next generation of its proven I-Beam spacers. The new Alu I-Beam Air spacers provide more cooling and a longer life-time.

The B&J I-Beam spacers have gained a remarkable  ...

B&J Rocket Sales with a ‘Grand Première’ in Essen

April 2010 - At this year’s Trade Fair ‘Reifen 2010’ B&J will not only present new products but also itself as a new global company.

When the tyre industry comes together in Essen on June 1st,  ...

Reinforcement for the B&J management

March 2010 - With immediate effect the Swiss company will be supported by Erhart Maegerlein who will be responsible for the sales regions Europe and Asia as General Manager.

Effective 1st March 2010 Erhart Maegerlein ...

Important Notice!

February 2010 - In the past we have been informed from several sides of our dealer network about some black sheep offering a regritting service for B & J tools. This is neither an official service offered by B & J nor recommended by our experienced production staff.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that this procedure might cause problems regarding quality and lifetime of the tool, but can also be very dangerous for your own local operators. The unprofessional experiment ...

New tyre paint with improved formula 

October 2009 - B&J Rocket’s successful tyre paint has been optimized and promises stronger coverage, faster drying times and a brilliant sheen. Additionally, it limits the risk of component separation during storage and it gives the colour a more pleasant smell.

The Swiss company is constantly...

B&J Rocket reunited 

August 2009 - After operating independently for 6 years, B&J Rocket Sales AG, based in Switzerland, and the USA based B&J Manufacturing have signed an agreement to merge into one global company on
August 16th, 2009. The companies have been in close contact in order to make this agreement possible.

The newly named B&J Rocket America, Inc. will continue ... 

B&J extends its repair program 

May 2009 - The Swiss company is renowned worldwide as a supplier of constant product quality and reliable service and is without doubt a key player in the retreading market. Besides the well known Rasp and Carbide tools B&J also offers tyre patches in all common sizes since more than 5 years, which is why the company has also made itself a name in this area of tyre repair. So far, however, ...

B&J Rocket cancels participation in Bologna this year

March 2009 - The Swiss company will not attend the Autopromotec 2009 trade fair this year. The worldwide financial situation compels companies to thoroughly look into their expenses. "Our investment focus is on product quality and service", as Andreas Müller, Managing Director of B&J Rocket Sales AG in ...

B&J wishes a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2009

December 2008 - Dear trade partners, dear customers,
instead of sending out Christmas cards to all of you this year we will donate an amount to two institutions that are in dire need of support.
The readers of the Neue Luzerner Zeitung ...

B&J launches its online sales shop

November 2008 - With the start of its new Webshop B&J has taken the next step forward towards customer satisfaction. As of November 2008 selected articles from the extensive range of B&J products can be ordered by everyone via the website www.bj-rocket.com. These include items for tyre repair, Carbide tools...