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USTMA Improves Its Outlook for 2019

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.

Following the groundbreaking of GRI's mixing plant, the first brick was laid.
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GRI Breaks Ground on Mixing Plant

When its new mixing plant is completed, GRI will be able to produce more agricultural and specialty tires at its plant in Sri Lanka.

Heavy duty wheel maker Levypyörä prides itself in using eco-friendly processes in production.
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Nokian Buys Heavy Equipment Wheel Company

Nokian Heavy Tyres Ltd. is buying a heavy equipment wheel company from Finland, a move which the tire company says will provide opportunities to grow, and to create new solutions for aftermarket and original equipment customers.

Peservich is certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt.
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BKT USA Hires Logistics Manager

Jason Peservich has been hired by BKT USA Inc. as manager of logistics. He will be based out of the company's headquarters in Akron, Ohio.

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Love's Opens Its 5th Retread Plant

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores has opened its fifth retread plant. The Laredo, Texas, location is the company's second retread facility in the state. The site also will be home to a distribution center.

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Wet Weather Impacts Titan's 2Q Results

Titan International Inc. posted a net loss of nearly $7.1 million on net sales of $390.6 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. That compares to net income of more than $3.7 billion on sales of $428.9 million for the same period in fiscal 2018.

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