“Where do you see the retread market in 10 years?” That is the question Kevin Rohlwing, the Tire Industry Association’s senior vice president of training, asked industry experts as part of his article on the retread market for our October issue.
Ziegler Tire & Supply Co. celebrated its 100th anniversary at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, last night, an appropriate venue because the National Football League is celebrating its 100th season this year. (Go Browns!)
Is it possible to stay in the tire business for 100 years? Nearly two dozen independent tire dealerships have overcome the challenges of change to grow for a century or more.
There have been nine editors of Modern Tire Dealer in its 100-year history. Nine. Not even double figures in editors. Must be a great job!
"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.
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