Sixty years ago, no one was producing a 63-inch giant OTR tire, much less retreading one. Today, 63-inch tires are in demand all over the world. And a number of companies, including Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. in Potosi, Mo., are profitably selling, retreading and/or repairing them.
The California Tire Dealers Association and 1-800EveryRim.com–OEM Wheels held their annual New Year Luncheon on Jan. 15, 2015. Sponsored by Yokohama Tire Corp. and 1-800EveryRim, the event was attended by 71 "enthusiastic tire and wheel people," according to event organizer Billy Eordekian.
The third annual 1-800EveryRim.com–OEM Wheels New Year Luncheon will be held Jan. 15, 2015, in Pico Rivera, Calif. (the greater Los Angeles area). Yokohama Tire Corp. will be the co-sponsor of the California Tire Dealers Association (CTDA) event.
Every year, the SEMA Show, Global Tire Expo (GTE) and AAPEX draw thousands of people to Las Vegas. The list of attendees is always a veritable Who's Who of the tire industry.
The Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. board of directors just received a major makeover.
Succession plans have been a hot topic at Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. board meetings for years. But it only took a few weeks to hire the CEO necessary to ensure the continued growth, strength and future of the company.
The Michelin Earthmover division of Michelin Americas Truck Tires announced that since its inception in February 2013, the company has certified 11 Michelin Professional Earthmover Dealers into the Michelin Earthmover Performance Repairs program.
Brian Hayes, vice president of manufacturing for Purcell Tire & Rubber Co., is the incoming president of the Tire Retread and Repair Information Bureau (TRIB).
Purcell Tire & Rubber Co., one of the largest independent commercial and retail tire dealerships in the country, is going through a reorganization. The company recently announced eight staffing changes and additions.