Michael Graber, the new president and CEO of Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp., says there is high demand for the company's products. “Our distributors and dealers are asking for more supply and are very optimistic about 2022." Graber discusses how Toyo plans to meet heightened levels of demand - plus other opportunities the company is pursuing - in this MTD interview.
Jimmy Yang, chairman of Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd., recently sat down with MTD to discuss Kenda's growth, how the company is working around the ongoing shipping crisis, steps it has taken to mitigate the impact of tariffs and his thoughts on tire demand as 2022 continues.
Group Is Approaching 'Magic Number' of 1,000 Locations
April 27, 2022
“It only took us over two years to meet face-to-face again, but it is sure worth it,” Dave Marks, president and CEO of the Independent Tire Dealers Group LLC, said during its annual meeting and trade show.
The Tire Industry Association is seeking nominations for four board of director positions that will become open in November 2022. Newly elected board members will serve three-year terms and may be re-elected to serve two additional three-year terms.
With more than 30 locations, Flynn’s Tire & Auto Service is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent tire dealerships in the western Pennsylvania/eastern Ohio area. Joe Flynn III, the company's president, discusses the challenges that come with growth in this MTD exclusive.
“Networking is part of the value of an association,” Alex Boehnke, legislative director of the Ohio Tire & Automotive Association, told MTD during the group’s March 1 get-together at a Columbus Blue Jackets National Hockey League game.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. has named David Colletti president, consumer original equipment tire sales, North America. He will be responsible for long-range planning, sales, operations, marketing and program management for the company's OE channel.