Joaquin Garcia balances a tire at Redwood General Tire Pros in Redwood City, Calif.
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When to Repair or Replace Shop Equipment

Many factors go into deciding if it’s better to repair shop equipment or upgrade to a newer model. Modern Tire Dealer asked five Tire Dealer of the Year honorees what they consider when evaluating their shop equipment.

Al Hoffman (pictured here in 1982) was inducted into the Tire Industry Hall of Fame in 1985.
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Private Brand Tire Pioneer Al Hoffman Dies at 94

Albert Hoffman, co-founder of the Jetzon Tire and Rubber Co. Inc. and a pioneer in the private brand tire segment, died on Dec. 3, 2018, at his home in Boynton Beach, Fla., after battling cancer. He was 94.

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