Hunter Engineering Co. has released two videos that explain the purpose and function of driver assist systems and the importance of proper mechanical and safety system alignment.
The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has hired John Sheerin as director, end of life tires, to fill the role served by Michael Blumenthal, who will retire this summer.
Sheerin, who will officially begin his RMA duties on June 30, will be responsible for representing RMA on matters regarding scrap tire generation, processing and end uses in the U.S.; promote environmentally and economically sound uses for scrap tires; educate stakeholders, public officials and the public about proper scrap tire management; participate in industry coalitions and; conduct research, collect data and publish reports about scrap tire management and end-uses in the United States.
He joins RMA from Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC where he was environmental director since 2008. He joined Bridgestone as an environmental manager in 1995.
At Bridgestone, Sheerin directed the company’s environmental activities, programs and systems to improve the company’s competitive position. He worked on the creation and implementation of the company’s “Beyond Compliance” programs including its Spent Tire Program, and recycling initiatives.
Sheerin also has actively participated on RMA member committees on Bridgestone’s behalf since 2002. Sheerin has a B.S. in Civil Engineering and an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and a law degree from Chicago Kent College of Law.
"John is very knowledgeable of scrap tire environmental issues, has a strong background in the tire industry and understands how RMA represents its members,” says Charles Cannon, RMA president and CEO. "We're excited to have him join our team."
RNR Tire Express & Custom Wheels (RNR) has been ranked No. 4553 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000. It is the third time Inc. magazine has ranked the tire and custom wheel franchise among the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
Remember email? Sometimes in the communication that is texting, tweeting or ‘Snapchatting,’ email is taken for granted. Facebook is great for sharing your thoughts and feelings to everyone you have friended, but email is more targeted, especially when used for business. You might say it is even more personal than Facebook because it is designed for interaction between two people or among a small group of people.
“Cool it with the direct mail.” That was the advice given by Tom Eisenberg to Bob Mirman, his mentor at West Coast Tire and Service Inc. in Los Angeles.
There are off-road warriors who never let their vehicles or mud-terrain tires touch pavement. There are others who like to occasionally play in the dirt, but need their fun vehicles to do double duty to go to work or school. And increasingly, there are drivers with lifted trucks and mean-looking tires who chase the aesthetic more than the lifestyle their vehicle portrays.
Tireco Inc.’s new Milestar Grantland AP light truck tire is available in 25 sizes.
CRP Automotive has developed three service kits designed to simplify transmission fluid service on Audi, BMW and Volkswagen vehicles.
Here’s the first hint that the newest tire store Ron Baxter and Ross Baxter are opening in Idaho Falls, Idaho, isn’t a typical retail store: the size. It’s 37,000 square feet.
Forward Lift’s new DP15 two-post lift services cars, trucks, vans and small buses weighing up to 15,000 pounds.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. cites an 18% reduction in energy usage in the production of tires as evidence of progress in its sustainability initiatives.
Colleen Horn Doyle, legal counsel for McCarthy Tire Service Inc., has been named to the prestigious “2017 Pennsylvania Rising Stars” list by Super Lawyers, a national rating service of outstanding lawyers.
The new General Grabber APT from Continental Tire the Americas LLC is an all-purpose-terrain tire designed for on-road, off-road and snow performance.
Tireco Inc.'s new mobile responsive website for Milestar tires is designed to showcase updated news, features and available tire sizes while serving as a hub for consumers to interact with the Milestar brand.
Tire industry veteran Chris Tolbert has joined Kenda USA's North American Automotive Business team as director of business development. His assignment: help accelerate Kenda’s sales and brand awareness in the PCR and LTR segments.
Ride Control LLC has launched its Gabriel website training menu with a series of training options as an expansion of its Answerman technical service offerings. This includes videos, technical bulletins, online catalogs and FAQs for both light and heavy-duty vehicles.