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As ZC Rubber has ramped up production in its factories in China and Thailand, the company has...
Employees are outfitted with masks prepared by ZC Rubber each day as they resume tire production... Social distancing must happen in the tire factory, too. ZC Rubber employees are to keep a...
ZC Auto Space has offered free tire repairs to medical workers in the Hangzhou area of China... ZC Rubber is measuring the temperatures of its employees as they enter work, and plants and...
TIA Vice President Dan Nothdurft, his wife, Roxie, and TIA Past President Tom Formanek are ready...
BKT USA Vice President Doug Kershaw presented a check for $5,000 to TIA to continue its work to...
Two TIA past presidents: Glen Nicholson, 2015-2016, and Freda Pratt-Boyer, 2014-2015.

Photos: 2019 Tire Industry Honors

Members of the Tire Industry Association (TIA) gathered for their annual awards ceremony on Nov. 4, before the start of the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show and the Global Tire Expo.

Not every day at work in a tire factory is worthy of a selfie. But the rules change when Dale...
A Goodyear tire builder shows Dale Jr. the process of applying the plys of rubber for a race tire.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. took a full factory tour with Goodyear in Akron. The retired NASCAR driver...

Photos: Dale Jr. Learns How to Build Tires at Goodyear

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been a face of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s marketing efforts since 2016 — and before that when you count all the laps he's driven on their tires. On June 10, 2019, the partnership took Dale Jr. to Akron for an up-close-and-personal look at race tire production.

ITDG has used its annual beach volleyball contest as a group bonding event during the past...
The ITDG staff who were in attendance at the annual meeting were, from left, Dave Marks,...
Greg Smith, MTD publisher, discussed current market conditions with ITDG members during their...
Plenty of Black's Tire representatives, including Ricky Benton II, vice president of sales and...
Take a guess: What company do these fellows represent?
Ricky Benton II posted this photo on Instagram: "Absolutely amazing to see all our friends &...

Photos: Black's Tire Raises a Record Amount for Charity

Hurricane Florence may have postponed last year's BTS Charity Golf Tournament, but it came back stronger than ever. The event, sponsored by Black's Tire Service Inc., was held in the first quarter of this year instread of the fourth quarter of 2018. Check out the photos from the golf course, and find out why this was the most successful BTS Charity Golf Tournament ever!

To highlight its OTR technician training program, TIA shot a live training demonstration that...
Outside, a display of an OTR tire explosion in a cage attracted attendees.
OTR conference attendees visited the exhibit hall on one side of the room...

Photos: 2019 TIA OTR Tire Conference

The 64th Annual Off-the-Road Conference, sponsored by the Tire Industry Association, was held Feb. 20-23 at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Fla. With his trusty camera, Modern Tire Dealer Publisher Greg Smith was on hand to capture the event in pictures.

John Quirk is a third-generation tire dealer, and chairman and CEO of VIP Tires & Service....
John Quirk calls the technicians at VIP the company's "crown jewels." Here he's pictured with...
The combination of a parts store inside a tire dealership makes for a unique look. VIP Manager...

Photos: 2018 Tire Dealer of the Year

John Quirk, chairman and CEO of VIP Inc., dba VIP Tires & Service, is Modern Tire Dealer's 2018 Tire Dealer of the Year. Here's a look at how VIP does business in New England.

BKT employees and Poddar family members gathered to honor Arvind Poddar, chairman and managing...
John Evankovich, the new president of the Tire Industry Association, was among the speakers...
BKT employees celebrated with a selfie to remember the night their company chairman and managing...

Photos: 2018 Tire Industry Honors

The Tire Industry Assocation (TIA) hosted its annual awards ceremony on Oct. 29, before the start of the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Associaton (SEMA) Show. Honorees included Arvind Poddar, chairman and managing director of Balkrishna Industries Ltd., and Bob Majewski, president of Sumerel Tire Service, who were inducted into the Hall of Fame. 

There were more than 50 suppliers educating Myers associates about their products.
Representatives from Branick meet with Bob Marinez, Midwest sales representative for Modern Tire...
Do you know what this is? If you said a tire safety cage from Martins Industries Inc., you were...