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 2017 Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference has begun! Hosted by the Tire Industry Association (TIA) at the Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii, the conference will run through Saturday, Feb. 18.
Managing Editor Lori Mavrigian is covering the event for Modern Tire Dealer.
At Thursday's General Session, Kevin Rohlwing, senior vice president of training for TIA, announced the first TIA-certified earthmover tire training class be held June 19-23 in Garner, Iowa. It will be hosted by Stellar Industries Inc.
Mavrigian also caught up with John Collins, who recently signed a letter of intent to sell American Crane Inc. (ACI) and Tire Trucks International (TTl) to Stellar Industries. All three businesses are based in Garner, Iowa.
Is Collins truly retiring after 55 years in the industry?
Yes. And no. Although he will no longer be president of ACI and TTI, he will continue to market the SuperCharger, his patented, 10,000 psi hydraulic system.
Collins worked on perfecting the SuperCharger for 30 years. It is designed to operate jacks and bead breaking tools.
The 2018 OTR Tire Conference will be held Feb. 21-24 at the Sawgrass Marriott in St. Augustine, Fla.
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.
TBC Brands LLC is taking its Sumitomo and Sailun-branded truck tires to the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) in Dallas, Texas.
Snider Tire Inc.’s purchase of 27 Tire Centers LLC (TCi) locations adds four states to its geographic coverage and earthmover tires to its service portfolio.
Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. posted income before taxes of 3.1 trillion won on net sales of nearly 17.3 trillion won for the second period ended June 30, 2017. That compares to income of 2 trillion won on sales of 16.4 trillion won for the same period in fiscal 2016.
Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has redesigned its website with features it says will help tire dealers and equipment owners find tires based on segment, application, tread pattern or size.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has named Bridget Neal president of its commercial off-the-road tire division. She will be responsible for leading strategic planning, sales, engineering and global support for the company’s OTR business.
Members of the Tire Dealers Association of Western Pennsylvania are invited to gather at this weekend's Pittsburgh Pirates game.
The Automotive Aftermarket Riders’ Club (AARC) seeks riders, sponsors and pledges for its annual motorcycle ride to fund industry scholarships and educational initiatives for the University of the Aftermarket Foundation.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s scientists have completed a five-year $6.9 million federal grant to produce and road test concept passenger tires made with guayule plant-based polymers.
Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. posted net income of 11.1 billion yen on net sales of 192 billion yen for the first half ended June 30, 2017. That compares to income of 2.1 billion yen on sales of 186.4 billion yen in the year-ago half.
For the second straight month there are signs that retail tire prices are stabilizing, but industry analyst Nick Mitchell has found “an unusual amount of volatility in the SKU count by manufacturers.”
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. reported net income of 11.4 billion yen on net sales of 310.8 billion yen for the half year ended June 30, 2017. That compares to income of 8.2 billion yen on sales of 268.1 billion yen for the first half of 2016.
Bridgestone Corp. increased net sales and net income in the first half of 2017 versus the year-ago period. Net sales were up 6% and net income rose 7%.
Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) will display products from its Agrimax tire lineup and a selection of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) tires at the 2017 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill., Aug. 29 to 31.