Bridget Neal, Bridgestone Americas’ commercial OTR tire division president, says the company is “focused on mobility, intelligent products and integrated technology.”
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Bridgestone OTR Tires Move Down the Technology Highway

Bridget Neal was named president of Bridgestone Americas Inc.’s Commercial Off-The-Road Tire Division last August. She is responsible for leading strategic planning, sales, engineering and global support for the company’s OTR business. She joined Bridgestone in 2002.

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Yokohama Publishes OTR Tire Guide

Yokohama Tire Corp. has created an 82-page off-the-road (OTR) Sales and Reference Guide with key OTR tire and maintenance guidelines, as well as information on Yokohama’s line of OTR products.  

Humberto Gomez, right, has replaced Gary Nash as president of Yokohama Tire Mexico. "I’ve worked with some of the finest people," says Nash, who is retiring after a 52-year career.
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Gomez Succeeds Nash as President of Yokohama Tire Mexico

Humberto Gomez had huge shoes to fill when he replaced Gary Nash as president of Yokohama Tire Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. on Jan. 1. Those shoes will officially leave the building on March 31, 2018, when Nash retires after 19 years with Yokohama Tire Corp. — and 52 years in the tire industry.

Marisa Blank is moving from OE passenger tires to executive director of sales for OTR tires at Bridgestone.
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Bridgestone Names Marisa Blank Executive Director of OTR Tire Sales

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has named Marisa Blank as the executive director of sales for commercial off-the-road (OTR) tires at Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO). She will be in charge of developing sales growth strategies for the mining and construction industries and related segments.  

The Snow Trac tire for skid steers features a special tread design that's good on ice, and is also comfortable for operators.
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BKT OTR and Industrial Tire Lineup Is Ready for Winter

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.  

The retail business may be the foundation, but Point S Battle Mountain Tire and Auto Service wants to expand its commercial footprint. That means hauling tires to its customers’ locations or work sites is a regular task.
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From Miner to Tire Dealer

Walt Holland comes from a family of miners and spent 30 years working in Nevada's gold, silver and copper mines. But he couldn't fight the urge to be his own boss, so in 2016 he became a tire dealer.

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