Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s chief financial officer will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2015 Leveraged Finance Conference on Dec. 2, 2015.
Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. has received the 2015 Enterprise 50 Award, an honor given to Singapore-based companies for outstanding business management, innovation, market presence and contribution to the economic development in Singapore and abroad.
Tire Service LLC of Jacksonville, Fla., has joined the Marangoni Tread North America dealer network. The company will offer Marangoni’s signature brand Ringtread as well as Unitread precure treads to the northern Florida and southern Georgia markets.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., a $3.4 billion global tire design, manufacturing and marketing company, and Fate S.A.I.C.I., the leading Argentine tire manufacturer and a global exporter, have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to work together.
As Modern Tire Dealer’s 2015 Tire Dealer of the Year, Ricky Benton of Black’s Tire Service Inc. landed in the hot seat at the 2015 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. A room full of independent tire dealers wanted to know his secrets to success.
Three of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.’s airship bases will host public events and give away rides on a Goodyear blimp during a campaign to collect toys for the Toys for Tots Foundation.
Dealer Tire LLC is looking to relocate and expand its home base in Cleveland, Ohio, and the city council is considering financial incentives worth $6.5 million in an effort to keep the tire dealer in the city.
Another quarter, another big winner in Nexen Tire America Inc.'s Next Level Sweepstakes. Greg and Rob Young of Young's Tire & Auto in Cabot, Ark., won $75,000 for the third quarter of 2015.
Purcell Tire & Rubber Co.’s service centers in Arizona and New Mexico are offering a 10% discount on tires or service when a toy is donated for to the community’s United Way Holiday Toy Drive. The drive runs Nov. 1 through Dec. 1, 2015.
The acquisition of The Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack by Bridgestone Americas Inc. is underway, and it turns out the tire maker has had its eye on Pep Boys and considered it an acquisition target for "the past several years.”
Keith Jarman and Jim Pangle are the newest members of the Tire Industry Association (TIA) board of directors. They began their three-year terms on Nov. 2, 2015, at TIA’s annual meeting in Las Vegas.
Apollo Tyres Ltd. is acquiring a German tire distributor, Reifencom GmbH, for 45.6 million Euro. The company operates 37 stores and service centers throughout Germany, and has an online presence in six countries: Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Switzerland and Denmark.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC (BATO) has promoted Amber Holm to vice president of brand marketing, U.S. and Canada for consumer replacement tire sales. The position previously was held by Erik Seidel, who was promoted to vice president of sales for BATO earlier this year.
In an organized gathering of retailers, no one is allowed to broach the subject of pricing. There are laws against discussing that topic in such a setting.
The new chairman and director of Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. is Kasumi Komaguchi. Toyo’s board of directors also assigned new duties to several executives at an extraordinary meeting of shareholders on Nov. 12, 2015.