Max Finkelstein Inc. (MFI) is partnering with Falken Tire Corp. to distribute Falken and Ohtsu brand passenger and light truck tires throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast U.S.
Bridgestone Corp. posted net sales of 1.77 trillion yen for the first six months of 2018. That compares to sales of 1.74 trillion yen for the same period in fiscal 2017.
Hankook Tire Corp. Ltd. posted net sales of 1.7 trillion won for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. That compares to sales of 1.66 trillion won for the same period in fiscal 2017.
Success in its Tire Business unit partially offset overall decreases in Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.'s sales and operating income in the first half of fiscal 2018.
New HexChex Multi-Size loose wheel nut indicators from Ken-Tool Corp. are designed to offer very wide application coverage in four SKUs, dramatically cutting inventory costs.
Auto Profit Masters LLC (APM) has introduced a cloud-based shop management system called Shop 4D that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to run repair shops.
Thanks to the tires produced at its Des Moines, Iowa, agricultural tire manufacturing plant, Bridgestone Americas Inc. has reached the "Platinum Level" at Caterpillar for the second consecutive year.
The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) will once again be exhibiting at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. The event will run Aug. 23-25, 2018.
First Industrial Tyres Ltd. (FIT), with the help of supplier Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. (GRI), is expanding its operations in Dublin, Ireland.
Titan International Inc. posted net income of $5.7 million on net sales of $429 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. That compares to a net loss of $6.5 million on sales of $365 million for the same period last year.
Pirelli & Cie SpA posted net income of 181.9 million euros on net sales of more than 2.6 billion euros for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. That compares to income of 67.6 million euros on sales of nearly 2.7 billion euros for the same period in fiscal 2017.
Continental AG posted net income of 822.1 million euros on net sales of 11.3 billion euros for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended June 30. That compares to income of 745.4 million euros on sales of 11 billion euros for the same period last year.
The latest wide-base tires from Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. were designed with new low rolling-resistant tread compounds and are SmartWay verified.
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) projects 2018 U.S. tire shipments will increase to 319.8 million units compared to 316.7 million units in 2017.
"We have the right strategic plan in place," says Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. CEO and President Brad Hughes following Cooper's second-quarter 2018 results.