Sizes in the Yokohama RB42 E4 dump truck tire line now range from 18.00R33 to 33.00R51.

TIA will showcase training at its 60th OTR conference

Sixty years ago, no one was producing a 63-inch giant OTR tire, much less retreading one. Today, 63-inch tires are in demand all over the world. And a number of companies, including Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. in Potosi, Mo., are profitably selling, retreading and/or repairing them.

Doran's new tire pressure sensor is designed for extreme operating conditions of OTR applications.

Doran introduces OTR tire pressure sensor

Doran Manufacturing LLC introduced a tire pressure sensor specifically designed for OTR tire applications in mines, quarries and off-road construction during a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) panel discussion at the Tire Industry Association’s Off-the-Road Tire Conference in Marco Island, Fla.


BKT sponsors TIA OTR tire conference

BKT Tires (USA) Inc. has assumed a major sponsorship role of the 59th annual Tire Industry Association (TIA) Off-the-Road Tire Conference being held at the Marco Island Marriott Resort & Golf Club, in Marco Island, Fla., now through February 22.


OTR tire market faces an uphill climb

The Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference, hosted annually by the Tire Industry Association (TIA), is the tire industry’s largest event for dealers, retreaders, manufacturers and suppliers dedicated to the construction and earthmoving markets. For the 58th conference, representatives from 33 states and 18 countries came together at the Gran Melia Golf Resort and Spa in Puerto Rico to share ideas and learn more about the OTR tire industry.


The chaotic world of OTR tires

Edward Lorenz was a noted mathematician and meteorologist who pioneered the study of chaos theory. He determined that when complex systems were entirely dependent on initial conditions, such as the weather, even the smallest changes could yield dramatically different results in the end.


Schedule set for TIA's OTR Tire Conference 2010

The schedule has been set for the Tire Industry Association's (TIA) 2010 Off-the-Road Tire Conference to be held Feb. 17 - 20 in Tucson, Ariz. The program includes business sessions, presentations and networking opportunities and more.


Recession catches up with OTR tire market

Attention, OTR tire dealers: Don’t expect the “same old” in 2009. A number of changes are taking place that will impact the market, starting with the mining industry, where activity is slowing down after several extremely robust years.

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