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.
A reference outlining the best practices for retreading and repairing tires is available at no charge from the Tire Retread & Information Bureau (TRIB).
The Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack are taking their automotive services on the road. Icahn Automotive Group LLC says the brand is offering preventive maintenance, auto repairs and tires from a trailer and mobile service bay. It's called the Pep Boys Mobile Crew.
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.
The ninth annual Latin Tyre Expo showcased nearly 200 international tire and retread manufacturers and distributors who met and connected with buyers over the course of the three-day event.
The Tread Rubber and Tire Repair Materials Manufacturers Group (TRMG) has released additional Recommended Practices (RPs) for retreading and repairing through the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) website. The RPs are free to view on TRIB’s website, www.retread.org.
The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau, also known as TRIB, will an exhibitor at the 2016 Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas. The show will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Aug. 25-27.
The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has added another city to its 2016 Certified Automotive Tire Service (ATS) Instructor Tour: Baltimore, Md.
There’s one absolute, non-negotiable first step to take when a consumer shows up with a damaged ultra-high performance tire. Experts from four tire repair companies all agree: Consult the tire manufacturer’s warranty.
Tech International of Johnstown, Ohio, hosted its first Tech International Distributor Expo, an event for its entire distribution sales network.
In a unanimous verdict, a jury in Lake Havasu City, (Mohave County) Ariz., recently found in favor of Michelin North America Inc., on all claims relating to a product liability lawsuit filed against the company by the plaintiff, Kimberly Allen.
While there might be some debate regarding the first person to say “The only thing that is certain in life is death and taxes” (most attribute it to Ben Franklin), it’s obvious they were not talking about the tire business. Among the many certainties are the loss of tread depth, the dependence on natural rubber, the need for correct inflation pressure, and, of course, flat tires.
Seventy-five years ago in a barn behind his central Ohio home, Charles Cornell invented a rubber vulcanizing process that he used to develop repairs for tires and inner tubes in hot or cold applications. The invention, which Cornell named the “2-Way” repair, launched Tech International.
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