Bridgestone Americas Inc. is partnering with a chemical company to develop a path toward the commercialization of guayle in the agricultural, sustainable rubber and renewable chemical sectors.
The new 3-in-1 Diamond Grinding Wheels from Innovative Products of America Inc. (IPA) are designed to grind, cut and undercut in two first-to-market sizes.
Equipment Supply Co. (ESCO) has introduced Pro Series 2-Ton Two- and Three-Bag Bladder Jacks (model numbers 92040 and 92041).
Countrywide Tire and Rubber Co. has expanded its line of trailer tires, adding new sizes and higher ply options for customers.
Cemb-USA/BL Systems Inc. is expanding its Americas headquarters in Gainesville, Ga., with more warehouse, production and assembly space, a larger central call center, plus a new training center.
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.'s almost two-year-old seismic isolation rubber issue continues to affect the company's profitability.
Due to Monday's Presidents Day holiday, Modern Tire Dealer will not publish Hotwire on Feb. 19. Look for the next edition on Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Attendance at the 2018 Tire Pros Dealer Business Conference was a record -- 965 people, including spouses. Here's what went on during the event in San Antonio Feb. 8-11.
Prometeon Tyre Group is moving ahead with plans to integrate with Aeolus Tyre Co. Ltd., and also is working to strengthen its presence in some markets. As a result, the former Pirelli industrial tire unit is reorganizing.
Continental AG has updated its solid tire offerings with a new Plus compound that combines the perks of high mileage with low rolling resistance. The SC20+, CS20+, CSEasy SC20+ and SH12+ tires represent a more streamlined line of products.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. has earned its first original equipment fitment on a vehicle from the BMW Group. The Advan Sport V105 tires will be available on the new BMW X3, which debuted in November 2017 in North America.
Net sales increased 5% and net income hit a historic high for Michelin Group in 2017.
Epicor Software Corp.'s Integrated Service Estimator (ISE) tool has been merged into the Business Center point-of-sale program offered by Tire Guru Software.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has named Marisa Blank as the executive director of sales for commercial off-the-road (OTR) tires at Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO). She will be in charge of developing sales growth strategies for the mining and construction industries and related segments.
According to the preliminary edition of its 2018 U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) Factbook, replacement passenger and truck tire shipments reached record highs.