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ATG Ag Tire Wins Silver Medal at Trade Fair

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. reports the Alliance Tire Group (ATG), its off-highway tire manufacturing and sales subsidiary, won an Agritechnica Innovation Award Silver Medal for its Alliance 398 MPT agricultural tire.

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.  

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.

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Cosmo Tires Warranties are Enhanced

Tire Group International LLC reports Cosmo Tires has enhanced its existing road hazard program by adding a mileage warranty to its passenger and light truck lineup. It also is offering a retread and casing warranty on all its truck and bus tires. Together, these programs comprise the new “Cosmo Tires Warranty Suite.”

TIA named Fountain Tire CEO Brent Hesje (left) to the 2019 Hall of Fame and presented the 2019 Ed Wagner Leadership Award to Edward Burleson Sr., president and owner of Central Marketing Inc.
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Event Celebrates the Best of the Tire Industry

Brent Hesje, CEO of Fountain Tire Ltd., may have coined the ultimate definition of the tire industry. Hesje, among the newest Tire Industry Hall of Famers, said, “I think it’s a bunch of characters full of good character.”

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TRIB Outlines Areas of Focus for 2020

Monitoring legislative threats, focusing on "the green aspect" of retreading and delivering strong financial results will continue to be priorities for the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) moving into next year.  

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