“As we grow the replacement business, the next natural step would be to expand into the OE market,” says Prometeon's Vitale.
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Tips to Close the Small OTR Tire Sale

Need advice on how to capture the small off-the-road tire business in your market? Nine tire makers share their expertise. They also tackle the future of bias tires, and whether their extinction is on the horizon.

In a fourth season episode of the "Diesel Brothers," the BKT brand is visible in most of the scenes regarding the "monster bus" build.
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BKT Monster Jam Tires Guest Star on Reality TV

The stars of the "Diesel Brothers," a reality television show on the Discovery Channel, purchase used and battered vehicles, rebuild them by creatively customizing them, and then sell the vehicles.

This rendering shows the future research and development center for Nokian's heavy commercial tires.
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Nokian Will Build a R&D Facility for Commercial Tires

Nokian Tyres plc is building a research and development center focused on heavy commercial tires at its headquarters in Nokia, Finland. It's the company's second major investment in the heavy tire segment in the past year.

By the time tire production is underway in Mississippi, the first 400 Continental employees will have utilized the company's new employee training center.  By 2028 the new truck tire plant will have created about 2,500 jobs.
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Continental Opens Training Center in Mississippi

Continental Tire the Americas LLC has completed the first leg of its journey in opening a $1.45 billion facility in Mississippi. The company has opened an employee training center on the site of its future tire plant.  

The redesigned EXCEED site allows users to see consumer and commercial sections via one login.
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Yokohama Updates Its Online Training Program

Yokohama Tire Corp. has redesigned its EXCEED online dealer training program. The new site features updated content and an improved user experience that includes streamlined access to product modules.

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Global Tire Sales Greatly Aid Toyo's Results in 3Q 2018

Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. posted net income of close to 11.3 billion yen on net sales of 285 billion yen for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2018. That compares to income of 11.7 billion yen on sales of 295.2 billion yen for the same period in fiscal 2017.

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