Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s net sales dropped and net income rose in the first quarter of 2016 compared to the year-ago quarter.
Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America Inc., has introduced the Michelin X One XZU S+ Pre-Mold retread, an all-position, next-generation wide-base single for waste and refuse trucks.
Hunter Engineering Co.’s WinAlign HD alignment system can now measure and align twin-steer vehicles. Two sensors on the reference (rear) axle and two sensors on each steering axle ensure they are timed to turn at the exact same rate while simultaneously ensuring parallelism.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has issued an update to its Certified Commercial Tire Service (CTS) Program. The Association has mailed out 10,000 copies of the updated manual to dealers and its 800 certified CTS instructors.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is adding to its Roadmaster line of commercial tires with the RM332 WB heavy-duty wide base tire in size 425/65R22.5. The RM332 WB is designed for the steer axle in mixed service applications.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s net sales and net income both dropped during the first quarter of 2016 compared to figures posted a year earlier.
Six tire manufacturers were recently recognized for excellence and improvements in worker health and safety by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA).
Mam Software Inc. is partnering with BizNet Software Inc, to give users access to the power of Microsoft Excel to aggregate data in real time and create up-to-the-minute reports.
As of Earth Day 2016 on April 22, Accella Tire Fill Systems has planted nearly 125,000 trees on behalf of its customers as part of its “One Tote, One Tree” green initiative.
Triangle Group celebrated its 40th anniversary on April 8 in Shanghai, China, with a day-long conference. The Weihai City-based company hosted around 500 people. The attendees included Chinese government officials, employees from around the world, suppliers, customers, and yes, Modern Tire Dealer.
Charles "Chuck" Pilliod Jr., a former chairman and CEO of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. who spent 42 years at the Akron tire company, died April 18, 2016. He was 97.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has changed its mind, sort of, on the tariffs imposed on OTR tires imported from China from Sept. 1, 2013, through Aug. 31, 2014. The six exporters involved are still required to pay the tariffs, but they are not as high.
The deadline to submit a nomination for service on the 2016-2017 Tire Industry Association (TIA) Board of Directors is May 2, 2016.
Camso Inc., formerly Camoplast Solideal, has hired Thomas Böttcher as chief operating officer.
Tire Group International LLC (TGI) has appointed Lito Roitman to vice president of category sales. In this role, Roitman joins the international sales team to focus on global expansion efforts of agricultural, off-the-road and industrial segments, as well as delivering training, continuing education, and market support.