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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.

Jeromo Lentz will chair the Automotive Lift Institute's board of directors in 2019.
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Jerome Lentz Is ALI’s New Chairman

Jerome Lentz of Challenger Lifts Inc. has been elected chairman of the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI), the trade association dedicated to vehicle lift safety.

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Two Tire Distributors Are Merging

There's another big change afoot in the North American tire distribution landscape. This time, it's in Canada. Groupe Touchette Inc. is acquiring Atlas Tire Wholesale Inc. The combined companies expect sales to reach between $550 million and $650 million.

"We reinvent ourselves over and over again,” said Dave Vogel, executive vice president of ASA and president of TireMaster, the company's flagship software.
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ASA Celebrates Success of TireMaster GTX Software

ASA Automotive Systems Inc. used the 2018 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show to celebrate its 30th birthday and last year’s launch of its TireMaster GTX software. It also took the opportunity to tease tire dealers about its next product.

"We are very proud to have ITDG members come to this Mickey Thompson event, which shows the dedication and support of the entire group," says ITDG President and CEO Dave Marks. The ITDG and Mickey Thompson celebrated their new partnership at the Mickey Thompson booth during the 2018 SEMA show.
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ITDG Has a New Partner: Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels

Members of the Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC (ITDG) and employees of Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels celebrated a new partnership and a new tire at the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show.

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