Michelin says the goal of this mega distribution center is to provide better product availability by consolidating inventory in one site to serve the southeast U.S.
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Michelin Opens a Super-Sized Distribution Center

Michelin North America Inc. has opened its largest distribution center in the world — in Greenville, S.C. It spans 45 football fields with the capacity to move four million tires a year.

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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 first week of July 2018 will mark the launch of TireHub, the joint distribution project of Goodyear and Bridgestone.
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TireHub Gets the Green Light From Regulators

TireHub LLC is a go. The joint venture for passenger and light truck tire distribution between Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Bridgestone Americas Inc. will begin serving customers the first week of July.  

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U.S. AutoForce Has Bought Tire's Warehouse

The landscape for U.S. tire distribution continues to change, as two more companies are combining forces. U.S. AutoForce (USAF) has acquired Tire's Warehouse Inc. (TWI) as of June 1, 2018.  

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Distribution: Michelin and SCOA Form NTW Tire Wholesale Venture

What spurred Michelin North America Inc. to buy 50% of TBC Corp. from Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SCOA)? Michelin Chairman and President Scott Clark says the resulting joint venture “is about increasing our service capabilities and increasing our scale so that we can be a better supplier to both independent dealers and to provide secondary supply to our direct customers.”

Tire's Warehouse is expanding its reach to serve northern California with a distribution center in Union City, California.
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Tire's Warehouse moves into Northern California

Tire’s Warehouse Inc. is opening a new distribution center June 15, 2015, in Union City, Calif. This is the sixth warehouse in California for Tire’s Warehouse, which also conducts business in Fountain Valley, Redlands, Santa Fe Springs, Sylmar, and the headquarters in Corona.

The Akina ST-07 is manufactured in Thailand.
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Hello again! Stamford promotes Sumo Akina

Singapore-based Stamford Tyres Corp. intends to reintroduce its Sumo Akina line in North America in a big way. The company is already promoting the new Akina ST-07 passenger car tire.

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