Specialty tire manufacturer GRI has acquired Nortire Oü in Northern Europe. The Nortire Group, headquartered in Estonia, has a branch in Latvia and two branches in Lithuania.
Wegmann automotive GmbH has acquired the tire valve division of Alligator Ventilfabrik GmbH.
Myers Industries Inc. has acquired the assets of Tuffy Manufacturing Industries, Inc., a warehouse distributor of tire repair equipment and supplies based in Akron, Ohio.
After 30 years in business, Dean and Chris Pellegrino, the husband-and-wife owners of California Tire Co., have sold their tire store and automotive service location to another husband-wife team — Joe and Holly Shaw.
Jack Williams Tire Co. Inc. is expanding its business with the acquisition of the equipment sales and service division of PetroChoice LLC. The 90-year-old tire dealer will add 21 team members and will sell, service and install equipment from eight new brands.
Greenbriar Equity Group L.P. has acquired 18 Lamb’s Tire & Automotive Centers stores in central Texas.
The consolidation of tire distributors continues. The latest move is in Canada, where Distribution Stox has acquired Distribution CPP.
CEMB S.p.A. will begin manufacturing tire changers following its acquisition of M&B Engineering SRL.
K&M Tire Inc. is putting the finishing touches on the purchase of Cadillac Wholesale Tire Inc. The acquisition will be finalized as of July 15, 2019.
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC has sold off more of its GCR Tires & Service business. And the buyer is a repeat customer: McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. The Pennsylvania-based tire dealer is buying 13 more stores, plus three GCR retread plants.
Sullivan Tire Co. Inc. has opened the first of two new stores this summer in Massachusetts, giving the company 73 retail locations in New England.
Epicor Software Corp. acquired MechanicNet Group Inc. on June 3, 2019. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Telle Tire & Auto Service Inc. has acquired its 10th location, and owner Aaron Telle says his tire dealership will spend 2019 improving operations, creating and implementing a new point-of-sale system and adjusting to the company's new five-day workweek.