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Hunter Goes ‘All-In’ on Commercial Tire Service

“We’re all-in” on equipment for commercial tire service, says Pete Liebetreu, Hunter Engineering Co.’s vice president of marketing. Hunter displayed its new Quick Check Commercial alignment and tread inspection system at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas.



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Servicing Coal Mines Takes Teamwork

King Tire Partners With OTR Tire Supplier to Optimize Tire Life

Building a tire to service coal mines takes a team. That’s what King Tire Service Inc. of Bluewell, W.Va., and Yokohama Tire Corp. discovered while working with several coal mining companies throughout West Virginia to develop an OTR tire, the Yokohama Y67 IND-3, some 10 years ago. 


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New Yokohama Port Tire Targets Today's Straddle Carriers

Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America Inc. has released its popular Yokohama RR42 IND-4 steel-belted radial in the 480/95R25 size. Capable of loads of up to 37,500 pounds at 15 miles per hour and rated for speeds up to 21.7 miles per hour, the tire targets the new class of straddle carriers.


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Maxam Adds Two Key Sizes to MS708 OTR Tire

Maxam Tire North America has added two sizes, 30/75-29 and 18.00-25, to its Maxam MS708 line, which is "constantly evolving for wheel loaders operating in the most severe waste, recycling and underground mining applications," according to company officials.


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New Nokian Forestry Tire is Available in North America

The new Nokian TR Forest 2 is designed for use on light and medium-weight tractors in forestry, landscaping and light mulching applications. It is designed "to work in challenging terrain, helping users to get the most out of their machinery," says Nokian Product Manager Teemu Vainionpaa.


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Freight Volume Continues to Increase, Says ACT Research

The volume of freight shipped by trucks is increasing and that's a good thing for commercial tire dealers. "With tight inventories, strong U.S. consumer balance sheets, improving capex, and infrastructure stimulus in the pipeline, the fundamentals of the freight cycle remain clearly positive," says Tim Denoyer, vice president and senior analyst for ACT Research.


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