Tire Group International partners with TRP

Oct. 7, 2011

Tire Group International Inc. (TGI) has partnered with Transportation Resource Partners (TRP) and the McLarty Companies.

“We have partnered with companies that share the very same ideals as part of their core and also share the vision for the growth of TGI,” says Tony Gonzalez, CEO of TGI. “TRP, with its close association with the Penske organization, and McLarty, are leaders in their industries and bring a vast amount of resources to our business. Their expertise in distribution and building businesses both in the USA and Latin America will help TGI take the next step in its rapid growth.”

“We are pleased to be partnering with TGI to continue to execute the company’s growth strategy,” states Dave Mitchell, managing director at TRP. “Tony and his team have done a great job establishing TGI as the clear leader in distributing tires to Latin America. We are enthusiastic about providing capital, resources, and expertise to support the company’s continued success.”

Tire Group International is a fast-growing company in the worldwide wholesale distribution of tires, and South Florida’s largest independent tire wholesaler. TGI carries over 40 brands of tires, covering the entire spectrum of the tire industry. TGI recently opened a new facility in South America (see Tire Group International opens Peru facility).