One of the highlights of the annual Tire Industry Association (TIA) OTR Tire Conference is the tire manufacturers’ panel discussion. This year, seven companies had executives participate. The 2018 panel discussion was held on Feb. 23, which was prior to the government’s announcement that it would be looking to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum. Each panelist was given the opportunity to discuss his company’s position in the market, views on the industry and plans for the future. What follows is a summation of each panelist’s prepared comments.
Walt Holland comes from a family of miners and spent 30 years working in Nevada's gold, silver and copper mines. But he couldn't fight the urge to be his own boss, so in 2016 he became a tire dealer.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) Off-the-Road Conference brings together hundreds of earthmover tire industry professionals to participate in a variety of educational sessions, networking opportunities and leisure activities. Next year’s conference will be held at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., Feb. 21– 24.
Registration is open for the Tire Industry Association (TIA) Off-the-Road conference. The 63rd annual event will be Feb. 21- 24, 2018, at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has released two free jobsite resources for off-the-road (OTR) tire customers in the mining, construction and aggregates industries.
Ron Tatlock, manager of training and engineering for BKT USA Inc., says a dealer can best serve his customers by first helping them make the proper tire selection. Dealers also should examine their customers' scrap tires, which offer lessons on the importance of correct inflation pressure.
A 186-page final report from the International Trade Commission following its vote to impose tariffs on off-the-road tires from India and Sri Lanka provides insight into the OTR tire market. One takeaway: there are four things more important than price.
For members of the OTR industry who came together last month for the Tire Industry Association’s (TIA) Off-the-Road Tire Conference in Oahu, Hawaii, last year’s pessimism has been replaced by a wait-and-see attitude. It is difficult to predict how the new U.S. president will affect the market.
Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) and its Italian distributor Univergomma are displaying its Multimax MP 527 telehandler tire in a new size and showcasing additional products at the 2016 International Agricultural and Gardening Machinery Exhibition (EIMA) Nov. 9-13 in Bologna, Italy.
Accella Tire Fill Systems has created a new line designed specifically for off-the-road mining equipment. The TLC Tire and Rim Protection line is available in four distinct formulations: HT, Pro, Extreme, and Tundra.
Yokohama Tire Corp. isn't sitting on the sidelines at this year's MINExpo. The tire manufacturer is featuring nine off-the-road tires, and also unveiling Y Trax, a new tire data tracking software.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will display its newest, ultra-large haulage mining tire, the 63-inch RM-4B+, during this month’s MINExpo 2016 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Registration is open for the Tire Industry Association's (TIA) 2017 Off-the-Road Tire Conference, to be held Feb. 15-18 at Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii.