In less than a decade, Tire Discounters Inc. has more than doubled the number of stores it operates. In the last year it has upgraded its digital platforms from the warehouse to the sales counter. And the company has recently reorganized its leadership team with an eye on even more growth.
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.
Yokohama Tire Corp. has earned Caterpillar Inc.'s platinum supplier award for the seventh straight year.
Retreading veteran John Cox will work with ContiLifeCycle retreaders across the globe in a newly created role for Continental AG.
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.”
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has stepped up its focus on fuel efficiency with the R284 Ecopia tire, a steer tire that offers a 5% improvement in rolling resistance compared to its predecessor.
The Trailer King brand has a new special trailer (ST) tire in its lineup, the Trailer King RST.
China Manufacturers Alliance LLC (CMA) has promoted Rafael George to the lead of Double Coin's international customer service team.
Icahn Automotive Group LLC is expanding its Pep Boys Mobile Crew service to provide on-site common maintenance and repair needs to any size fleet. The new program is called Pep Boys Fleet.
The Harvest King Field Pro line features the AR series R-1W tractor tire, designed to give farmers traction in the field, along with better conditions on the road.
Prabhash Subasinghe, managing director of Global Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd. (GRI), says demand for top notch specialty tires is fueling opportunity for GRI across the world.
On April 5, Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) inaugurated its new headquarters in Seregno, Italy. But there is more to the opening than giving the company a place to hang its hat.
Shipments of medium/heavy duty truck tires set a record in 2018. It was the biggest year for truck tires so far in the 21st century.
Continental AG plans to take a more active role in the area of fleet management systems for the construction industry – with a special focus on digitalization and telematics.
Camso Inc. is well known for rubber tracks, but its skid steer customers want another option, so the company has introduced steel over-the-tire (OTT) tracks.