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Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will webcast its presentation at the KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Industrial, Automotive, and Transportation Conference in Boston, Mass.,on May 29.
Tags: Financials, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Webcast
Groupe Robert Bernard, a Canadian retreader located in Granby, Quebec, has inaugurated its $3 million state-of-the-art retreading plant, the largest in Canada.
Tags: Groupe Robert Bernard, Harold Phillips, Jocelyn Bernard, Michelin Retread Technologies
According to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research, Class 8 orders remained above 20,000 units for a seventh consecutive month in April 2013, rising to their second highest volume in 16 months.
Tags: ACT Research, Class 8 Net Orders, Class 8 Trucks
China Manufacturers Alliance LLC (CMA) recently held the groundbreaking ceremony for its new warehouse and distribution center, located in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. The company estimates the facility will be completed by November of this year.
Tags: Aaron Murphy, OTR tires, Truck tires
Turkish tire manufacturer Petlas Tire Corp. has appointed Rami Bitran as the company’s new manager of its North American team. Bitran will be located at the company’s Akron, Ohio, office.
Tags: Ag Tires, Farm Tires, Petlas Tire Corp., Petlas Tire Industry, Rami Bitran
Continental Gold Dealer Program enhancements and continued marketing investments in its brands were two key topics of discussion during the Continental Tire the Americas LLC Gold Dealer meeting and incentive trip held in mid-April.
Tags: Conti Gold, Continental Tire the Americas LLC, Dealer program, Gold Dealer Program
Used tire legislation is a hot issue. Texas and Florida, with help from the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), are trying to pass laws that will prohibit “unsafe” used tires.
Tags: Legislation, Legislative issues, Used tires
The Independent Tire Dealer Group LLC (ITDG) presented its highest honor, The Chairman’s Award, to Michael Cox, the group’s CEO and president, during its annual meeting in Desert Springs, Calif., in April.
Tags: Independent Tire Dealers Group, ITDG
Tire and service shop owners are busy folks. And, even if they had the time, our industry is not known for having dealers take the time to review their monthly financial statements on a regular basis. I believe this holds dealers back from achieving their true potential of “improving their bottom line profits.”
Tags: Business insight, Norm Gaither, Profit and loss, Profitability, Twenty Group
Sixteen tire companies participated in the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) March 21-23, 2013, in Louisville, Ky., the three biggest days on the heavy-duty trucking calendar.
Tags: Alliance Tire U.S.A., Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, Continental Tire the Americas LLC, DENSO Sales California, Fleet Equipment Corp., Gaither Tool Co., Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Great Lakes Tire Co. North America, Hankook Tire America Corp., Husky Tire Corp., IMI, International Marketing Inc., Ken-Tool Corp., Martins Industries, MATS 2013, Maxion Wheels, Michelin North America Inc., Mid-America Trucking Show, TBC Wholesale Group, Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau, Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp., TRIB
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