More than 3,000 policy makers, tire manufacturers, OEMs, distributors, dealers and retailers will discuss opportunities, exchange knowledge, and discover solutions on tire-related matters, including tire recycling, at the upcoming Tirexpo Africa show.
A new brochure that explains the retreading process to consumers is available from the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) and the Tire Industry Association (TIA).
A new video section is one of the highlights of the redesigned Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) website. TRIB says the changes were necessary "to continue to meet the needs of educating the public and fleets about the massive environmental and economic benefits of retreading."
Harvey Brodsky was the managing director of the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau, also known as TRIB, for nearly 30 years. His death on Sept. 17 at age 81 brought out mini-tributes and sorrowful-but-positive remembrances of Brodksy from people in the retread industry and beyond.
Marangoni Tread North America Inc. hosted Rep. Diane Black at its headquarters in Madison, Tenn., during “Made in America” week.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. is celebrating 45 years in Abilene, Texas, at the company's Bandag retread facility.
Joseph Saoud, president of truck and bus radial tires in the U.S. and Canada for Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC, used his keynote address at the North American Tire & Retread Expo to promote the virtues of quality retreads while at the same time expressing concerns over low cost imported tires.
Ron Tatlock, manager of training and engineering for BKT USA Inc., says a dealer can best serve his customers by first helping them make the proper tire selection. Dealers also should examine their customers' scrap tires, which offer lessons on the importance of correct inflation pressure.
King Tire Service Inc. from Bluefield, W.Va., is adding a second retreading facility, and the new shop in Bristol, Va., will operate as a ContiLifeCycle partner.
Conlan Tire LLC in Mulberry, Fla. has joined the ContiLifeCycle dealership network of Continental Tire the Americas LLC.
How many truck tires were exported from China to the U.S. last year? How did that affect the number of truck tires retreaded domestically?
BestDrive LLC, a Continental Tire and ContiLifeCycle commercial tire dealer and retreader, celebrated the opening of its newest location in Indianapolis, Ind.
BestDrive LLC, a subsidiary of Continental Tire the Americas LLC, has opened a retread shop and commercial tire service center in Grove City, a Columbus, Ohio, suburb.