East Bay Tire expands Dawg Pound line

July 24, 2015

East Bay Tire Co. (EBT) has added a radial OTR tire and premium commercial truck tires to its Dawg Pound line.

“Due to the brand’s overwhelming success and demand in the market, adding these premium tires was a natural next step for the line,” says East Bay Tire CEO George Pehanick.

The new Rock Dawg Radial features a wear and cut resistant tread compound, fortified tapered tread for more even wear and is suitable for loaders and articulated dumper. Available in a variety of sizes, the new radial OTR has a two-star ply rating and self-cleaning tread design.

The company says the new commercial truck tires are a diverse offering with modern and efficient tread designs and superior traction and maneuverability.They are backed by a two-cap retread warranty and generous casing allowance. Select tire sizes are Smartway-approved.

“We took our time researching manufacturers to partner with and are pleased to have found one that is a great fit for our company, and who is also focused on maintaining the highest levels of quality and performance for these new products,” says Pehanick.

The Dawg Pound line of premium construction, agricultural and material handling tires is manufactured exclusively for East Bay Tire Co. and is sold in the U.S. and international markets.

The Dawg Pound brand was launched in 1994. “Known widely for being tough, reliable, and cost-effective, Dawg Pound Tires has evolved into a global brand competing at the level of some of the top name brands in the world,” says John Hulsey, East Bay Tire Wholesale general manager.

East Bay Tire was founded in 1946 and is a fourth-generation, family-owned tire wholesaler, exporter and commercial dealer.