To understand what it takes to reach a centenary in the modern business world, look no further than Ziegler Tire & Supply Co.
Oliver Ziegler opened Ziegler Tire & Supply Co. in 1919. Today, the Massillon, Ohio-based company is run by Bill Ziegler, 66, a second-generation Ziegler. It has 24 stores in three states — eight retail, 16 commercial/retail — two wholesale outlets and two retread plants. Annual sales top $120 million.
Ziegler Tire & Supply Co. based in Massillon, Ohio, held a grand opening for its newest outlet with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by local politicians, business leaders, supplier representatives and new and long-time customers. The store was built in North Canton, Ohio, and replaces an older Ziegler Tire outlet that was in the same vicinity.
Certainly supply disruptions and price increases will be two consequences of the recent Chinese tariff decision. An increase in back orders with major domestic manufacturers may be another.
Bill Ziegler, president of Massillon, Ohio-based Ziegler Tire & Supply Co., is Modern Tire Dealer magazine's 2009 Tire Dealer of the Year. Ziegler was chosen to receive the industry's most prestigious award from nearly 30,000 eligible independent tire dealers throughout North America.
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