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ZC Rubber warehouse

ZC Rubber Opens New Warehouse

ZC Rubber America Inc. is opening a new distribution center in December 2020 so serve the eastern U.S. The warehouse, located in Statesville, N.C., will serve as the distribution hub for Arisun truck tire customers and dealers in the region.


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Barnwell

Barnwell House of Tires Completes 'Corona Shift'

Eight months ago, Barnwell House of Tires found itself at the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, supplying tires and related services that enabled waste haul, utility and other essential fleets to operate, while enacting measures to protect the well-being of its customers and employees. “The Big Apple” is no longer the nexus of the pandemic and Barnwell has emerged as a stronger, more nimble company. Scott Weeden, the dealership’s vice president of sales, calls it “the corona shift.”


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Toyo Treadpass

Toyo Treadpass Moves Online

Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. has revamped the traditional in-person Toyo Treadpass at the SEMA Show into a three-dimensional, virtual experience with a dozen one-of-a-kind vehicles making their world debut.


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Capitol

TIA Says 'Split Congress' Is Likely Next Year

In a legislative update sent out today, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) said it believes "we will still be working with a split Congress" following the Jan. 5 run-off election in Georgia. TIA officials also shared further thoughts on issues the incoming Biden Administration will tackle.


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