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April Issue of MTD Ranks Top Retreaders

Posted on April 18, 2016

The nation’s top retreaders saw competition from low-cost import truck tires reduce demand for their products in 2015. Their perspectives and MTD’s exclusive ranking of the largest retreaders are in the April issue.

The top five retreaders for 2016 are:

1. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

2. Southern Tire Mart LLC

3. Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC dba GCR Tires & Service

4. Purcell Tire & Rubber Co.

5. Best-One Tire Group

In addition to ranking the nation’s retreaders, we present a variety of data on each one:

* number of retread shops;

* number of medium truck, light truck, OTR and industrial retreads produced per day;

* pounds of rubber used annually, and

* retreading processes.

The cover story of our April issue is the nation’s top 100 retreaders. To see the MTD’s exclusive list, click here.

Related Topics: MTD Top 100 Retreaders

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