Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. has begun reducing the production of passenger and light truck tires at its Pictou County plant in Nova Scotia. The reduction will continue through June 30, 2015.
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More consumer tires are sold through the independent tire dealer distribution channel than any other, by far. However, it is not the fastest growing channel.
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Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC has been awarded the 2013 Iowa Recognition for Performance Excellence (IRPE) Silver Award for its farm tire operation in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Michelin North America Inc. is in the process of reducing production of BFGoodrich consumer tires in the United States. The reason is a drop in demand.
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What consumer tire sizes should you stock in 2013? The 2013 Modern Tire Dealer Facts Issue has the answer for you.
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More truck tires in the United States are retreaded using the Bandag precure system than any other. The Bridgestone Commercial Solutions Group oversees Bandag retreading.
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The energy management system at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s manufacturing facility in Texarkana, Ark., was recently certified "as meeting requirements of both ISO 50001:2011 and ANSI/MSE 50021:2012.
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Bridgestone Corp. is investing approximately $157.8 million to increase truck and bus tire capacity at its Stargard, Poland, tire plant.
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Of all the replacement consumer tire brands sold in the United States -- more than 150 at last count -- which is the 15th most popular?
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The demand for truck tire casings in 2011 was greater than supply. Still, retreaders produced 7% more truck tire retreads in 2011 than they did in 2010.
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