Kubota Tractor Corp. now offers Goodyear Optitrac R-1W tires with Low Sidewall Technology, available from Titan International Inc., for Kubota M7 series tractors.
CEAT Specialty Tires Ltd. offers the Farmax R70 Ag radial tire in size 710/70R42 for farmers who need good traction and reduced soil compaction combined with good roadability.
We've gathered tips from the experts to help tire dealers and their farming customers take care of tires now to ensure a productive season in 2020.
Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) is putting its U.S. plant project on hold after 8 1/2 months of prep work.
The new CEAT Specialty Tires Inc. website is up and running. The website prioritizes SEO (search engine optimization) and ease-of-use.
Alliance Tire Group is working to reduce soil compaction by every piece of equipment on the farm. The Alliance Agriflex+ 372 VF CFO tire extends that technology to grain carts, as well as Class V, VI and VII harvesters. The tire is rated to carry 186% of the load of a comparably sized standard radial tire when operating at harvest speeds of under 10 mph.
When its new mixing plant is completed, GRI will be able to produce more agricultural and specialty tires at its plant in Sri Lanka.
Jason Peservich has been hired by BKT USA Inc. as manager of logistics. He will be based out of the company's headquarters in Akron, Ohio.
The AW 711from Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) is an implement radial tire specially designed for modern farming and suitable for general purpose applications.
Titan International Inc. posted a net loss of nearly $7.1 million on net sales of $390.6 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019. That compares to net income of more than $3.7 billion on sales of $428.9 million for the same period in fiscal 2018.
Michelin North America Inc. has created its first increased flexion (IF) cyclical field operation (CFO) flotation tire. The Michelin FloatXBib is designed for self-propelled spreaders in high-load capacity agricultural applications.
Rafael (Tony) Lugioyo is the new head of global sales for Global Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd. (GRI). The hire to its senior sales team was made "to increase the momentum of the company’s rapid global expansion with its portfolio of specialty tires."
Four models of mid-sized tractors from John Deere feature the Continental Tractor70 and Tractor85 tires as original equipment options.