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10 Things To Know About Tire Retreading in the U.S.

It’s almost time to reveal Modern Tire Dealer’s latest edition of the Top Retreaders list. In that spirit, we've compiled an overview of the retreading industry from 2018, covering everything from the double-digit change in overall sales to the average cost of a casing.

Trelleborg unveiled three new tire compounds during ProMat 2019 in Chicago.
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Trelleborg Shows Off 3 New Tire Compounds

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has unveiled three new tire compounds — two for material handling applications, and a third for the equipment used in the metals processing industry.

“Nothing is ever just a sales problem. Nothing is just an ops problem,” said Chris DuPaul, distribution group president for Myers Industries.
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Myers Tire Supply Devises a Distribution Transformation Plan

On March 18, 2019, Myers Industries Inc. officially committed to restructuring its distribution segment. In an 8K filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Myers said the transformation initiatives “are intended to increase sales force effectiveness, reduce costs, and improve contribution margins.”

The distance from the hub flange to the straight edge is the last measurement needed to determine offset. If that number is smaller than your centerline calculation, offset is positive. Changing offset by just 5 mm is enough to change handling. Courtesy of Jacques Gordon
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Wheel Offset Basics

A car’s chassis is more than the sum of its parts. Everything from the shock absorber’s top bushing right down to the tire contact patch is designed to work together as one complete system.

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