Cooper-Sailun JV Manufactures First Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and Sailun Vietnam Co. Ltd. recently celebrated production of the first tire at ACTR, their new joint venture facility located near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.


DOC lowers anti-dumping tariffs

For the second time, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is admitting to significant ministerial errors in calculating the tariffs on imports of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires from China. The error is resulting in a lower anti-dumping tariff for nearly every tire manufacturer.

Brian Mielko, vice president of sales, corporate accounts, for Dynamic Tire, uses the Sailun Challenge to compare his “value-tier” tires against name brand tires.

Sailun promotes value and quality

Sailun is not yet a high-profile tire brand. It is currently distributed exclusively by TBC Corp. in the United States and Mexico and Dynamic Tire Corp. in Canada, and has only been around for the last 11 years.

Jon Vance (left), senior director product marketing for TBC Wholesale, says Sailun is in the top 2%-3% for low rate of return of products. He is pictured with Brian Mielko, vice president of sales for Sailun.   

Sailun showcases two tires for dealers

Sailun Tire Corp. showcased two tires from its Atrezzo and Terramax lines at a ride-and-drive event for dealers last week. The latest Sailun Tire Challenge was held at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif.

The Sailun Atrezzo Z4+AS all-season UHP tire was designed for strong performance at high speeds, as well as in cornering and braking.

TBC grows Sailun Atrezzo, Terramax lines

TBC Corp. announced that the company is increasing its commitment to Sailun Tire Corp. with a new Atrezzo passenger tire and more sizes in the Terramax light truck tire line.

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