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Test the alternatives as wheel weight markets shift away from lead

Tire dealers in Minnesota, the latest state to ban lead wheel weights, have about five months to find non-lead alternatives. Minnesota’s wheel weight law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2016. In addition to Minnesota, lead wheel weights are illegal in California, Illinois, Maine, New York, Vermont and Washington.

Plombco videos promote plastic weights

As the wheel weight market continues to shift toward lead-free wheel weights, Plombco Inc. is putting the spotlight on its Plasteel product line -- with the help of Youtube.

Wheel weights: new choices

What started as a ban in the European Union has become a movement in the U.S. It is a movement away from lead. Lead-free wheel weights are sweeping the U.S. marketplace, and manufacturers and dealers are taking a new look at this often-overlooked part of tire maintenance and service.

Waechter is Perfect Equipment’s new CEO

Perfect Equipment Inc. has appointed of Jeff Waechter as President and CEO. A graduate of the University of Central Missouri, Waechter has 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket.