Omni United Is Honored for Innovation and Management

Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. has received the 2015 Enterprise 50 Award, an honor given to Singapore-based companies for outstanding business management, innovation, market presence and contribution to the economic development in Singapore and abroad.


Tire Service Joins Marangoni Network

Tire Service LLC of Jacksonville, Fla., has joined the Marangoni Tread North America dealer network. The company will offer Marangoni’s signature brand Ringtread as well as Unitread precure treads to the northern Florida and southern Georgia markets.


Cooper and Fate Sign Letter of Intent

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., a $3.4 billion global tire design, manufacturing and marketing company, and Fate S.A.I.C.I., the leading Argentine tire manufacturer and a global exporter, have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to work together.

Members of the Black's Tire team, from left to right, Ricky Benton, Ryan Benton, and Keith Noble, participated in a forum of successful tire dealers during the SEMA Show.

3 Tips for Success from MTD's 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year

As Modern Tire Dealer’s 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year, Ricky Benton of Black’s Tire Service Inc. landed in the hot seat at the 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. A room full of independent tire dealers wanted to know his secrets to success.


SMP Awards 2 Intermotor Scholarships

Standard Motor Products Inc. (SMP) named Froylin Flores of Grandview, Wash., and Cody Whitten of Clearfield, Utah, the winners of its Intermotor Import Leader Automotive Scholarship Contest.

The Pep Boys/Bridgestone deal is scheduled to close by Jan. 4, 2016.

Bridgestone: Pep Boys on the Radar Since 2013

The acquisition of The Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack by Bridgestone Americas Inc. is underway, and it turns out the tire maker has had its eye on Pep Boys and considered it an acquisition target for "the past several years.”


Who's Who on TIA's Board for 2016

Keith Jarman and Jim Pangle are the newest members of the Tire Industry Association (TIA) board of directors. They began their three-year terms on Nov. 2, 2015, at TIA’s annual meeting in Las Vegas.

Jim Davidson has been a climber for 33 years and a high-altitude expedition leader. He will be the motivational speaker at TIA's next OTR Conference.

Speaker Climbs Off 'The Ledge' for OTR Conference

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced Jim Davidson, with Speaking of Adventure, will be the motivational speaker at the 2016 OTR Conference to be held Feb. 17-20, 2016, at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in San Diego. Davidson’s address will take place on Friday, Feb. 19, and is sponsored by BKT Tires.

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