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March 4, 2015

Top retreaders triple daily production in 25 years

In just a little more than a quarter of a century, truck tire retreaders gained considerable ground in making their operations more efficient.

Tags: Analysis, Retreading, Top 100 Retreaders

Hercules has added a fitment for 22.5-inch rims to it s H-402 medium truck tire.
March 4, 2015

Hercules adds a size to H-402 offerings

The Hercules Tires H-402 wide base mixed service tire, part of the company's H-Series medium truck tire lineup, is now available in a 20-ply 445/65R22.5.

Tags: Hercules H-series, Medium truck tires, Pat Tripp

March 3, 2015

Bauer Built gives $150,000 in anniversary prizes

Bauer Built Inc. is celebrating its 70th anniversary by awarding its employees with prizes. About a year ago, the company's President Tad Bauer announced the anniversary sweepstakes programs as part of the company's anniversary celebration.

Tags: Anniversary, Employee prizes, Tad Bauer

The BHO3 (pictured) is one of two concept tires Goodyear revealed during the Geneva
March 3, 2015

A Goodyear tire that recharges electric cars?

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is showing off two groundbreaking concept tires at this week’s 85th Geneva International Motor Show, ideas the company says could radically change the role of car tires in the future.

Tags: Concept tires, Electric vehicles, Geneva International Motor Show, Joe Zekoski

Nexen is sponsoring its first bracket contest for March Madness. The company says it wants to
March 3, 2015

Nexen to award $10,000 in college hoops contest

Nexen Tire America Inc. is holding its first College Hoops Challenge where contestants will compete for a top prize of $10,000 by selecting winners in the College Basketball Championship Tournament taking place later in March.

Tags: College basketball, Kyle Roberts, NCAA

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Titan’s LSW tire (right) is designed to help eliminate road lope and power hop.
February 13, 2015

Titan in 2015  

Following the first three quarters of 2014, Titan International Inc. Chairman and CEO Morry Taylor explained to the investment community how his company would rebound from a net loss of $27.4 million on net sales of $1.5 billion.

Tags: Bob Ulrich, Farm tires, Titan Tire Corp.

The average truck tire retreader produced 516 truck tire retreads a day.
February 12, 2015

Top 100 retreaders: An analysis  

An analysis of Modern Tire Dealer’s “Top 100 retreaders in the U.S.” list is more than a microcosm of the domestic retreading industry. It represents such a large percentage of output that it almost speaks for the industry as a whole.

Tags: Retreading, Top 100 Retreaders

Sizes in the Yokohama RB42 E4 dump truck tire line now range from 18.00R33 to 33.00R51.
February 12, 2015

TIA will showcase training at its 60th OTR conference  

Sixty years ago, no one was producing a 63-inch giant OTR tire, much less retreading one. Today, 63-inch tires are in demand all over the world. And a number of companies, including Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. in Potosi, Mo., are profitably selling, retreading and/or repairing them.

Tags: Off-the-Road Tire Conference, Off-the-road tires, OTR tires, TIA, Tire Industry Association

Skid steer tire designs can optimize performance at certain types of job sites. For example, massive
February 12, 2015

Skid steer operators are on a tire-buying spree  

An improving economy and products that address specific application and performance needs are fueling sales of skid steer tires, according to dealers and manufacturers. Customers are relying on commercial dealers to help determine the product best suited for their needs.

Tags: Alliance Tire U.S.A., Camoplast Solideal Inc., East Bay Tire Co., Greenball Corp., Michelin North America Inc., Skid-steer tires, Solideal USA

Dealers’ tire volumes were pressured due to warm weather and lack of snowfall
February 12, 2015

Dealers’ tire volumes were pressured due to warm weather and lack of snowfall  

According to the results of our survey, demand for replacement tires remained encouraging in December. Indeed, from a volume standpoint the dealers reported they sold 0.7% more tires in December on a year-over-year basis, following a 0.9% increase in November and a 0.8% increase in October.

Tags: Nick Mitchell, Northcoast Research Holdings, Tire volumes, Your marketplace

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