Henry Schmitt, a Michelin North America Inc. veteran of 33 years, has joined an investment banking firm as managing director.
Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s Bandag retread plant in Oxford, N.C., is celebrating 50 years of operation.
Ryan Waldron is taking over the lead of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s global off-highway businesses, meaning he's the man in charge of aviation as well as off-the-road tires.
We've gathered tips from the experts to help tire dealers and their farming customers take care of tires now to ensure a productive season in 2020.
Equipment rentals and equipment connectivity are playing dominant roles in the trends shaping the small OTR tire market. Manufacturers see brisk sales, and expect demand to continue for the foreseeable future.
Our recent conversations with dealers provide us with a view that retail sell-out trends remained healthy in June and continue to trend on the positive side of the ledger
The new MS503 from Maxam Tire North America Inc. is designed to excel in severe off-the-road tire applications requiring high traction.
Rafael (Tony) Lugioyo is the new head of global sales for Global Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd. (GRI). The hire to its senior sales team was made "to increase the momentum of the company’s rapid global expansion with its portfolio of specialty tires."
The Cooper Pro Series LHT (long haul trailer) tire is the finishing touch to Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s Pro Series lineup. It premieres in size 295/75R22.5, with more sizes coming later in summer 2019.
The new Cooper Pro Series long haul steer (LHS) tire features four-belt steel design construction and a 7-year, two-retread warranty. The tire is warranted for full replacement value for the first 50% of tread wear.
Shawn Rasey spends his days directing the earthmover tire business for Continental Tire the Americas LLC. And with more than 40 years in the industry, he says dealers need to prioritize the time they spend strategically thinking about the future.
The consensus coming from speakers at the 64th annual Tire Industry Association (TIA) Off-the-Road Tire Conference is that the economy is strong and prospects for growth in 2019 are expected. All of this spells moderate-to-strong demand for the OTR tire industry.
McCarthy Tire Service Co. Inc. has expanded its corporate internship program for high school and college students, giving them real-work experience while benefitting from their energy and new ideas. The tire dealer has even hired two of its recent college graduate interns.