The alignment performed on this Ford Galaxy was unique in 1969. "Back in the day, you dug a hole in the floor and moved the technician instead of the car," says Hunter's Kaleb Silver.
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Blog 4: Alignment Has Changed Dramatically in 50 Years

As part of our yearlong celebration of Modern Tire Dealer’s 100th anniversary, we continue to compare the past to the present with an eye toward the future. Today, as part of my 5 blogs in 5 days series, we take you back to our October 1969 issue, when we wrote about Hunter Engineering Co.’s new Compute-A-Line F-60 computerized wheel aligner.

Chris Clinton says additional fitments are being developed for the Duro Frontier MT tire. Five fitments are available now.
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Duro Has More Sizes for MT Tire

More fitments for the Frontier MT and a new powersport tire for modified golf carts are highlighted in Duro Tire and Wheel Corp.’s booth at the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.  

Tireco Inc. has 6,000 points of distribution throughout North America, Andrew Hoit, vice president of sales and marketing, told MTD. "The Milestar brand is our flagship," he said.
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Tireco is Bullish on Growth of Milestar Brand

Tireco Inc. is evaluating “a lot of feature and benefit add-ons” for its flagship Milestar passenger and light truck tire brand, Andrew Hoit, the company’s vice president of sales and marketing, said during the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show.

Arvind Poddar, BKT's chairman and managing director, says the company's OTR tire sales have grown 60% this year.
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A 57-Inch Tire? BKT Talks OTR Plans During SEMA

Balkrishna Industries Ltd.'s OTR tire sales climbed 60% in 2019, Arvind Poddar, the company's chairman and managing director, told Modern Tire Dealer during the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show.

Tim Dietz accepts the WTC Lifetime Achievement Award from Chairman Tyson Boyer during the SEMA Show.
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Dietz Presented With WTC Lifetime Achievement Award

Tim Dietz, director of quality at Standards Testing Labs, was presented with the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Wheel & Tire Council (WTC) Lifetime Achievement Award and inducted into the WTC Hall of Fame at the council's annual reception held during the SEMA Show on Tuesday, November 5, in Las Vegas.

Todd Pickens, vice president of sales for Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, stands next to a 58-inch version of the brand's recently announced Baja Pro XS light truck tire.
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Mickey Thompson Gets 'Back to the Basics' at SEMA Show

“We’re trying to reestablish ourselves at the premium end of the performance aftermarket,” Todd Pickens, vice president of sales for Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, told Modern Tire Dealer during the Specialty Equipment Market Association Show.

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Blog 3: BKT Plant Update, Fury Tire Blitz and More

It's Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the 2019 Global Tire Expo (GTE) in Las Vegas. Yesteday, I received a lot of congratulations on my pending retirement, and one heartfelt, "You S.O.B.!" Thanks to all of you, even John.

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