The CEO of Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. is stepping down.
The winner of China Manufacturers Alliance LLC’s (CMA) Double Coin “Smart Money Tire Drawing” is Tom Anthony of Smith Hauling Inc. in Oliveburg, Pa.
With another session of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s annual dealer meeting in the books, Chairman and CEO Richard Kramer told investors during a recent earnings call that the company’s customers confirmed the tire maker is “clearly on the right path.”
In 2010, rental companies began expanding their fleets of telescopic handlers, called telehandlers for short, kicking off a trend that is expected to continue for several years. That’s good news for commercial tire dealers, as the telehandler equipment purchased at the start of the buying spree now needs replacement tires. More good news is that managing inventory to service telehandlers is relatively easy because just two tire sizes cover most of the telehandler fleet in North America.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has earned recognition as a partner-level supplier for 2015 in the John Deere & Co. Achieving Excellence program. The partner-level status is Deere & Co.’s highest supplier rating.
A lot of news came out of the 2016 Goodyear Dealer Conference, all aimed at preparing tire dealers for the near future and beyond. Here are five key take-a-ways from the “Breaking-Through” conference, in no particular order.
Camso Inc. is introducing a narrow TTS (Trailed Track System) 40 Series and roading track at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky., Feb. 10-13, 2016.
Susan Davis has been named to the board of directors of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. exceeded $2 billion in full-year segment operating income for the first time in its 117-year history. The North American business unit was a big reason for that.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of nearly $307 million on net sales of $16.4 billion for fiscal 2015 ended Dec. 30, 2015. That compares to income of $2.4 billion on sales of $18.1 billion for fiscal 2014.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC expects to break ground for a $1.4 billion commercial vehicle tire plant in Mississippi in a few months. The new plant will be located at a greenfield site in Hinds County off of Interstate 20, two miles from Clinton and 20 miles from Jackson.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. and the National Football League (NFL) have extended their sponsorship agreement for an additional five years.
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is initiating its own investigation of whether imported off-the-road tires from China, India and Sri Lanka have harmed the domestic industry.
It's official: The State of Mississippi is working to secure a $1.45 billion tire plant in Hinds County, Miss., for Continental Tire the Americas LLC.
Han-Seob Lee is the new CEO of Kumho Tire Co. Incorporated. Formerly chief of sales officer, Lee succeeds Chang-Kyu Kim.