Mark Earl is joining Nokian Tyres plc and will be in charge of implementing the tire company's growth strategy in North America. Earl, the current president of Hennessy Industries Inc., will serve as vice president of the Americas Business Area for Nokian.
Tire Factory dealers gathered for their annual meeting Feb. 18-20, 2016, in Portland, Ore. It was the first look for many dealers at the new branding and designs of Point S, an international group of independent tire dealers that Tire Factory joined in May 2015.
Hennessy Industries has partnered with Hockman-Lewis Ltd., an international export management company, to manage the sales and marketing of the Coats, Ammco and BADA brands throughout Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim.
Hennessy Industries’ BADA division has launched two new styles of Tape-A-Weight products which offer low-profile alternatives for adhesive weight-balancing jobs where brake caliper clearance is of concern.
Hennessy Industries’ Coats brand has launched a new heavy-duty wheel balancer, the 6450-3D, designed to quickly and accurately balance the most demanding heavy-duty truck tires.
Hennessy Industries Inc. has launched the new Coats Leverless Power Duckhead Bead Lifter, a mount/demount system that retrofits the Coats APX, 9024 and 70X series Rim Clamp tire changers.
Hennessy Industries has revamped its BADA wheel weights Web site, www.steelwheelweights.com, to keep customers better informed about legislative activity regarding the phase-out of lead wheel weights.
Tire service equipment manufacturers have developed new products specifically geared for working with difficult tire/wheel combinations — and doing it with ease.