Tire Group International Inc. (TGI) has partnered with Transportation Resource Partners (TRP) and the McLarty Companies.
As part of its strategy to expand in the Latin America and Caribbean tire markets, Tire Group International (TGI) has opened a new sales office in Lima, Peru, headed by 35-year tire industry veteran Fredy Montoya Soriano.
Royal 4 Systems has added two new tire distributors to its WISE Tire Warehouse Manager system.
Tire Factory LLC has named 15-year financial industry veteran Walter Lybeck its chief financial officer.
Hankook Tire Canada Corp. opened its second Canadian distribution center in Richmond, British Columbia, this month.
Truck tonnage rose last month for the first time since February 2009, according to the American Trucking Associations' seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index.
You would be hard-pressed to find a more positive person than Ricky Benton, owner of Black's Tire Service in Whiteville, N.C. Sure, he knows the economy is bad, but that isn't stopping him from pushing forward.
Two of the country's largest tire dealer program groups, Tire Factory LLC and the Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC, have joined forces to create a West Coast-based commercial truck tire dealer servicing network, which will operate as part of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s fleetHQ national account program.
Whether or not the government imposes a quota on Chinese tire imports later this year, next year or five years from now, one thing is certain: tire companies that have stopped producing low-cost, entry-level consumer tires in this country will not do an about-face. The horse is out of the barn.
"I don't believe a favorable ruling (in the Chinese import tire case) will bring back one job in America," says Jim Mayfield, president of Del-Nat Tire Corp.
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China Manufacturers Alliance LLC has unveiled its Double Coin Government Fleet Net Pricing Program, which enables federal, state and local government entities to buy Double Coin brand OTR and medium truck tires at net pricing through CMA's network of dealers.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has unveiled the G289 WHA, part of a new line of medium truck tires for waste hauling applications.