The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has compiled the average and maximum weights of more than 500 off-the-road tires, as well as more than 100 wheels. The information is available in a free download.
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?
Magna Tyres Group, based in the Netherlands, is expanding and opening an office in Canada to serve the North American market.
Demand for a new off-the-road tire size is contributing to the growth of the market for small OTR tires.
Bridget Neal was named president of Bridgestone Americas Inc.’s Commercial Off-The-Road Tire Division last August. She is responsible for leading strategic planning, sales, engineering and global support for the company’s OTR business. She joined Bridgestone in 2002.
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.