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.”

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?

“As we grow the replacement business, the next natural step would be to expand into the OE market,” says Prometeon's Vitale.

Tips to Close the Small OTR Tire Sale

Need advice on how to capture the small off-the-road tire business in your market? Nine tire makers share their expertise. They also tackle the future of bias tires, and whether their extinction is on the horizon.

By the time tire production is underway in Mississippi, the first 400 Continental employees will have utilized the company's new employee training center.  By 2028 the new truck tire plant will have created about 2,500 jobs.

Continental Opens Training Center in Mississippi

Continental Tire the Americas LLC has completed the first leg of its journey in opening a $1.45 billion facility in Mississippi. The company has opened an employee training center on the site of its future tire plant.  


Continental Tire Launches Fall Promotion

Continental Tire the Americas LLC reports from Nov. 1, 2018, through Nov. 30, 2018, consumers who purchase four Continental Tire passenger or light truck tires will receive a $70 Visa prepaid card. Additionally, consumers who purchase four TerrainContact A/T tires will receive a $100 Visa prepaid card.

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