It’s almost time to reveal Modern Tire Dealer’s latest edition of the Top Retreaders list. In that spirit, we've compiled an overview of the retreading industry from 2018, covering everything from the double-digit change in overall sales to the average cost of a casing.
Bauer Built Inc. has acquired the commercial tire division of Allied Oil & Tire Co. effective April 1, 2019.
The new Fleets We Depend On campaign from Bridgestone Americas Inc. includes a 27-city road tour and awards program aimed at educating small to medium size fleets about retread tires.
Marangoni SpA and Borrachas Vipal SA are combining forces. The global retreading companies announced a partnership agreement that "will develop in 2019."
B&J Rocket America Inc. has hired Ignacio Vega as a key account manager for Latin America.
Border Tire LLC will double its number of commercial tire locations when it acquires five Tire Centers LLC (TCi) stores from Michelin North America Inc. in California. The Texas-based dealer also is buying its second retread plant.
Monro Inc. says it has "modernized" its corporate and retail websites, a major milestone in the rollout of its customer-centric engagement initiatives "and development of a true omni-channel presence."
The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) will once again be exhibiting at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. The event will run Aug. 23-25, 2018.
TravelCenters of America LLC recently held the grand opening for its first TA Commercial Tire Network Retread Center. Located in Bowling Green, Ohio, the center uses the Goodyear UniCircle and precure processes to retread an average of 110 truck tires a day.
BestDrive LLC, a Continental tire and ContiLifeCycle commercial tire dealer and retreader, has entered the Texas market and opened two locations, one near Dallas and another in San Antonio.
B&J Rocket Sales AG has named Marcos Guzman CEO and president. He replaces Andreas Müller, who left the company after 15 years.
Supporters of the Retread Instead coalition lobbied lawmakers and regulators on behalf of the retreading industry on June 20, 2018.
Tire industry veteran Robert Eck has joined TravelCenters of America LLC as vice president of the TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network.