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Industrial Tire Service Salesman Wins Top Prize From Continental

More than 300 salespeople from 69 tire dealerships qualified for a chance to run wild in a warehouse filled with prizes and grab as many as possible, courtesy of Continental Tire the Americas LLC. Wayne Winders from Industrial Tire Service Inc. will run in the inaugural "untamed dealer dash."  

The Continental VikingContact 7 winter tire was runner-up in the Tire and Related Product Category of the SEMA Show’s New Product Awards competition.
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The Evolution of Winter Tires

True or false: A tire with the 3-Peak Mountain Snowflake symbol stamped on the sidewall is always a winter tire. The answer is false: A winter tire must be branded with the symbol, but that alone doesn’t make it a winter tire.

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.”
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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.
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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.

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