A new commercial tire dealer program from Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. rewards purchases of medium truck, OTR and industrial tires.
Equipment operators have to keep moving even in the cold, snow and mud of winter, and Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) has a lineup of off-the-road and industrial tires specifically developed with patterns for the cold season.
Walt Holland comes from a family of miners. Growing up he worked in the uranium mine his father owned, and he went on to spend 30 years working in Nevada’s gold, silver and copper mines. He eventually became a mine operations manager for Newmont Mining Corp., one of the largest mining companies in the U.S.
Petlas Tire Corp. has added radial grader, earthmover and loader tires to its wide industrial and OTR tire range.
Balkrishna Industries Ltd.'s Chopanki, India, tire production facility was recently honored by one of its customers, Caterpillar Inc.
Bruce Besancon, senior director of OTR sales for Yokohama Tire Corp. (YTC), has spent more than 30 years working in the OTR tire market. Prior to joining Yokohama in April, he was vice president of marketing at Alliance Tire Americas Inc.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has added a size, 20.5R25, to the AS-3A tire for construction, mining and quarry applications.
McCarthy Tire Service Inc.'s Mark Shimko, the company's off-the-road tire and commercial safety trainer, has earned the highest level of certification in the OTR tire industry. And he's one of only eight in the world to do so.
Yokohama Tire Corp. will offer five new OTR tires with dual service markings designed for loader and transport applications.
The new $500 million tire manufacturing plant in Bhuj, Gujarat, India, was just the beginning for Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT). A new $23 million carbon black plant will be built close by.
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.
Jeff Barna stepped out of his comfort zone in January when he joined the tire industry. Armed with an extensive knowledge of the automotive aftermarket, he accepted the position of chief operating officer at Yokohama Tire Corp. (YTC).
A “ministerial error” has led to another recalculation of tariff rates for off-the-road tire manufacturers in China.