The live demonstration of a 29.5R25 tire being replaced on a five-piece rim helped promote TIA's OTR technician training program.
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OTR Tire Demand Will Be Moderate to Strong this Year

The consensus coming from speakers at the Tire Industry Association’s 64th Annual Off-The-Road Conference is that the economy is strong and prospects for growth in 2019 are expected. All of this spells moderate to strong demand for tires in the OTR industry.

Maxam’s McDonnell describes the size of the OTR tire market in the U.S. as “significant, one of the top five markets in the world today.”
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Panelists Predict the OTR Tire Market Will Continue to Grow

Every year, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) hosts a tire manufacturers’ panel discussion at the TIA OTR Tire Conference. In preparation for this year’s upcoming event in Tampa, Fla., Modern Tire Dealer asked the participants on last year’s annual panel discussion one question:  How do you think the U.S. replacement OTR tire market will fare in 2019 and why?

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Yokohama's 2018 Earnings Fall on Slightly Higher Sales

Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. posted net income of 35.6 billion yen on net sales of 650.2 billion yen for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018. That compares to income of 40.0 billion yen on sales of 646.3 billion yen in fiscal 2017.

The Alliance 551 Multiuse Professional features an R-3 block tread pattern with variable-depth sipes that provide extra biting surfaces as well as directional channels to clear snow and slush from the tread surface.
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Alliance Has New Snow Tire for MFWA Tractors

Alliance Tire Group Inc. (ATG) has released the Alliance 551 Multiuse Professional, a steel-belted radial designed for modified front-wheel drive assist (MFWA) tractors operating in snow and ice.

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