There’s never a dull moment in the world of tire manufacturing and distribution. This section will help you keep tabs on what the world’s tire manufacturers and marketers are doing, as well as their plans for the future.
Rovince Tire in Los Angeles is completing its fifth successful year in recording growth in both revenues and market share.
Tags: Commercial tires, Devaka Cooray
Titan International Inc. reported sales for its fourth quarter 2014 were $383.3 million compared to $494.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. The company experienced a $65.9 million net loss in income from operations, compared to a gain of $0.6 million last year.
Tags: Financials, Titan financials, Titan International Inc.
Here we go again, another yahoo talking about tire aging. But this "yahoo" is Ray Magliozzi, who writes the answers to the syndicated column "Dear Car Talk."
Tags: B.O.B., 'Car Talk', Tire aging
Balkrishna Industires Ltd. (BKT) is naming a new president for BKT Tires USA Inc. following the resignation of Carl Casalbore.
Tags: Carl Casalbore, Minoo Mehta
Raymond Bleiweis, an early member of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and 2008 inductee to its hall of fame, died Feb. 23, 2015, in Los Angeles. He was 90.
Tags: Obituary, Raymond Bleiweis, SEMA Hall of Fame
Twenty-three people were dedicated to the Tire Pros franchise program of American Tire Dealers Inc. (ATD) in 2009. Today, 60 professionals provide marketing, retail, business analysis, administrative and training support to dealers.
Tags: Bartec, Bartec USA LLC, Dan Brown, Dealer meeting, Shepherd Tire Service, Synchrony Financial, Tire Pros
The 2015-2016 winter selling season will begin soon, probably before the record 34-inch snowfall in Boston completely melts. In preparation, Continental Tire the Americas LLC recently introduced two winter tires.
Tags: Continental Tire the Americas LLC, Snow tires, Winter tires
In my January column, I wrote that Singapore-based tire producer Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. had “broken new ground” in the tire industry by launching its Timberland tire range in a unique association with a designer label — Timberland Footwear. I have been surprised by the speed in which this new innovative development has caught the attention and imagination of many people in the industry, especially here in Europe.
Tags: European Notebook, John Stone, Omni United, Part-worn tires, Timberland
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.
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
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