Two Tire Distributors Are Merging

There's another big change afoot in the North American tire distribution landscape. This time, it's in Canada. Groupe Touchette Inc. is acquiring Atlas Tire Wholesale Inc. The combined companies expect sales to reach between $550 million and $650 million.

The tall ceilings of Jeff Hall's Gardiners Road store give it a modern look and feel.

The Secret to Success for Midas in Canada: Tires

The owner of the two busiest Midas locations in Canada says offering an extensive tire inventory and more than a dozen tire brands has transformed his business. Consider Jeff Hall’s success a sign of what’s to come at Midas stores across North America.  


Nokian Expands in Response to North American Growth

Nokian Tyres plc is opening its first distribution center in Canada, and the tire maker recently increased the capacity of its Albany, N.Y. warehouse by 150%. Nokian says it is experiencing strong year-over-year growth in both Canada and the U.S.

The system uses 85% of the gas it generates to heat up the vessel containing the scrap tires.

Titan Opens Tire Recycling Facility in Canada

Titan Tire Reclamation Corp. (TTRC), a subsidiary of Titan International Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its first facility designed to recycle giant scrap mining tires in the oil sands of North America.

Vipal supplies tires to 90 countries, and its main markets are Europe, Latin America, and the United States.

Montreal's Public Transport Picks Vipal For Retreads

After a bidding process and a battery of tests with Vipal Rubber Corp.'s V167 tread, the Société de Transport de Montreal (STM), located in Montreal, Canada, will begin retreading its tires using Vipal products.

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