"Max Finkelstein founded his namesake company in 1919 with a dream and a few junk tires." A century later, the tire distributor has kept its family roots and grown into 16 locations, more than 1.5 million square feet of warehouse space and 500+ employees.
Vredestein looks back on 110 years. At Modern Tire Dealer we're feeling nostalgic, too, celebrating our centennial with a year-long study of the tire industry.
As a company, Vredestein is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year. When Emile Louis Constant Schiff founded N.V. Rubberfabriek Vredestein in the Netherlands in 1909, Modern Tire Dealer was still 10 years from existence.
Fel-Pro Gaskets turned 100 years old in 2018 and the milestone was commemorated with customer promotions and other activities spanning several months.
Federal-Mogul Motorparts is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Fel-Pro Gaskets brand in 2018, and will commemorate the brand with an extensive schedule of customer-focused activities during the year.
Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. (YRC) opened for business with one facility and began producing rubber-based products such as belts, hoses and tires in 1917.
Tenneco Inc. recently held a centennial celebration for the Monroe brand in Monroe, Mich. The company also gave attendees a sneak peek into ride control technology that will soon become reality in the aftermarket.
The Monroe Shockmobiles are visiting races, community events, Monroe customer locations, and more across North America during a nearly 10,000-mile 2016 summer tour.
More than 300 people, including descendants of the founding fathers, visited Monroe, Mich., on May 20, 2016, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Monroe brand.
Friday, May 20, 2016, proved to be an historic day for Tenneco Inc. and its Monroe brand of ride control products. The company not only celebrated the brand’s 100th anniversary in Monroe, Mich., but also enjoyed a number of special honors from local and state politicians.
One hundred years ago, the first cloverleaf interchange was created; the Federal Aid Road Act for rural road construction was passed; for the first time, motor vehicles on the U.S. highways exceeded one million -- and the first tow truck was manufactured. Into this automotive atmosphere ACDelco was born – on May 11, 1916.
What better way to celebrate your 100th anniversary than to bring your top tire dealers to Las Vegas for a four-day, event filled weekend? That’s what Continental Tire the Americas LLC did recently in honor of the General brand.
Leon Lewis Sr. received his first shipment of General tires in 1919, the year he opened one of the earliest General Tire & Rubber Co. franchises in the United States.