Bridgestone Americas Inc. received four awards from the Rubber Manufacturer’s Association (RMA) for safety performance of plants operated by Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations.
Tags: Bridgestone Americas Inc., Rubber Manufacturers Association, worker safety
Exhibit space is sold out for the 2014 Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo July 23-25 at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City, Republic of Panama. Organizers announced speakers for the event, which is expected to draw 3,500 visitors from 40 countries.
Tags: Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo, Panama
The North Carolina Tire Dealers Association (NCTDA) inducted the late J.H. “Shorty Parrish, founder of Parrish Tire Co., into the North Carolina Tire Industry Hall of Fame and presented its first-ever dealer of the year award to Ricky Benton, owner of Black’s Tire Service Center.
Tags: NCTDA, Reece Hester, Ricky Benton, Shorty Parrish
The Trelleborg Wheel Systems unit of Trelleborg Group has launched its Interfit service network in the U.S., bringing marketing, commercial and technical support as well as a rewards program to industrial tire dealers.
Tags: forklift tires, industrial tires, Interfit dealer network, James Pick, Trelleborg Wheel Systems
The Americas Grand Prix at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas was won by Repsol Honda’s Marc Marquez for the second successive year. In second place was Dani Pedrosa on the other Repsol Honda RC213V while Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso surged through the field in the second half of the race to take third place for his maiden podium with the Italian manufacturer.
Tags: Bridgestone, Circuit of the Americas, MotoGP
Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co. announced it has opened its 17th Custom Center location at Penske Cadillac Buick-GMC in Torrance, Calif., the largest Cadillac dealer on the west coast.
Tags: Greg Hathcock, Penske Cadillac Buick GMC, Vogue Custom Centers, Vogue Tyre & Rubber Co.
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions has introduced a mobile app called Tire Advisor which is designed to help fleets and dealers quickly access and compare information about Bridgestone commercial tire brands.
Tags: Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, Matt Stevenson, mobile app
G.S. Sareen, CEO and president of Omni United Pte. Ltd., received Prestige Singapore’s "100 Most Influential Power List 2014" recognition in itsPrestige Lifestyle 2014 issue.
Tags: Awards, G.S. Sareen, Omni United, Singapore
Nexen Tire Americas Inc. says it is dramatically stepping up its marketing efforts in the U.S. by entering into new official partnerships with the Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels.
Tags: Lee Jang-hwan, Nexen Tire Americas Inc., Sports Marketing
Richard Smallwood, president of Falken Tire Corp., has announced the retirement of Sales Vice President Bruce Ware, who has been with the company for 11 years and has been a part of the tire industry for more than 30.
Tags: Andrew Hoit, Bruce Ware, Falken Tire Corp., Richard Smallwood, Rick Brennan
The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack reported a net loss of $3.3 million on net sales of $495.7 million for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013 ended Feb. 2, 2014. In the year-ago quarter, the company reported a net loss of $14.5 million and net sales of $530.8 million.
Tags: Mike Odell, Pep Boys financials
The Bridgestone Commercial Solutions (BCS) division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC (BATO) announced that John Boynton, currently vice president, Sales, BCS, has been promoted to the position of president, BCS.
Tags: BATO, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, John Boynton
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