The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has opened registration for the 65th Annual Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference Feb. 19-22, 2020.
The nonprofit TechForce Foundation is the title sponsor of the TMCFutureTech national student technician competition for the third straight year.
Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) posted net income of more than 1.7 billion rupees on net sales of 11.9 billion rupees for its first quarter ended June 30, 2019.
Sales revenue from Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd.'s Tires Business Segment was down 1.6%. However, revenue from its Aliance Tire Group (ATG) subsidiary was up 7.1%.
The new CEAT Specialty Tires Inc. website is up and running. The website prioritizes SEO (search engine optimization) and ease-of-use.
Sales were down in the first half, but Toyo Tire Corp. managed to increase its income-to-sales ratio with help from a 6.4% increase in profit attributable to owners of the parent company.
Alliance Tire Group is working to reduce soil compaction by every piece of equipment on the farm. The Alliance Agriflex+ 372 VF CFO tire extends that technology to grain carts, as well as Class V, VI and VII harvesters. The tire is rated to carry 186% of the load of a comparably sized standard radial tire when operating at harvest speeds of under 10 mph.
There's a new Pirelli-branded regional truck tire line coming to the North American market. Prometeon Tyre Group Commercial Solutions LLC has introduced the Pirelli R89, with steer, drive and trailer applications.
Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s off-the-road (OTR) tire plant in Bloomington, Ill., has been recertified for continued participation in the Illinois Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program as a Star participant.
Hankook Tire America Corp. has renewed its commitment to DAV (Disabled American Veterans), which provides free services to veterans of all generations where they live.
The more than 100,000 trucks that use the Comdata MyFleet card will have their choice of 4,000+ locations to choose from for their tire buying — including truck stops and commercial tire dealers.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will induct two people into the Hall of Fame and honor one industry leader with the Ed Wagner Leadership Award. The awards will be presented Nov. 4.
Our recent discussions with dealers leave us with a view that retail sell-out expanded in May and remains on the positive side of the ledger.
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) has made big revisions to its outlook on tire shipments for 2019. Most notable is a projection that replacement passenger tire shipments will increase by 5.8 million units for the year.
When its new mixing plant is completed, GRI will be able to produce more agricultural and specialty tires at its plant in Sri Lanka.