Commercial Business

Hankook is Blue Bird’s outstanding supplier

Posted on January 6, 2014

Hankook Tire America Corp. has received a 2013 outstanding supplier award in the polymer category from Blue Bird Corp. The award highlights Hankook’s efforts as an original equipment tire supplier for Blue Bird’s line of school buses.

An original equipment partner with Blue Bird since 2012, Hankook provides its AH12 steer position and Z35A drive position bus tires as original equipment fitments for the company’s world-class school buses.  Hankook received this award in its first year of being a supplier to Blue Bird Bus.

“Being recognized by Blue Bird as an outstanding supplier highlights our dedication to exceptional product quality and service” says Brian Sheehey, director, commercial tires.

“We appreciate this award and what it says about our commitment to not only our original equipment manufacturing partners, but our bus customers as well.”

The company says it has been steadily expanding its portfolio of OE tire supply to premium automakers, light truck, and commercial truck manufacturers. The company currently offers 19 truck tire models providing coverage for all truck and bus tire service applications and are available at more than 900 servicing commercial tire dealer locations in the United States.

For more information, visit www.hankooktireusa.com.

Related Topics: Blue Bird Corp., Brian Sheehey, Hankook Tire America Corp.

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories
News

TP Commercial Solutions to Open HQ in San Diego

On Sept. 1, TP Commercial Solutions LLC will open its new office headquarters in San Diego, Calif. The office will facilitate the company’s truck, agricultural and off-road tire sales in the U.S. and Canada.

News

Brake Jobs Help Monro's Existing Stores Boost Sales

The fact that overall sales at Monro Muffler Brake Inc. increased in the first quarter of fiscal 2018 is hardly news. The company's aggressive approach to acquisitions helps it continually add to the sales column. But in the latest quarter, Monro's existing, comparable stores helped the bottom line, too. And that's news.  

News

Titan Will Raise Tire Prices Again

Titan International Inc. is imposing another price increase on its Titan-branded ag, industrial and construction tires made and sold in North America.

Zixin Liu, market planning director for Wanli Tire Corp., spoke at the 2017 Shanghai International Auto Show.
Article

Who Is Wanli? Industry Analyst Breaks Down the Chinese Company

Following leaks from South Carolina in early June that Orangeburg County is expecting an investment of $1 billion from a Chinese company named “Wanli,” many in the tire industry wanted to know more details. Chief among them was the question, “Who on earth is Wanli?”

The Michelin Xtra Load Protect is designed to labor on hard, flat surfaces at quarries and construction sites.
News

Michelin Streamlines Its Rigid Dump Truck Tire Lineup

Michelin North America Inc. is updating its lineup of rigid dump truck tires with two new products, the Xtra Load Grip for soft, loose or muddy ground conditions, and the Xtra Load Protect for hard, flat and dry surfaces.  

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from MTD delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the tire industry and don't miss a thing!