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Former TBC Chairman and CEO Larry Day Dies

Former TBC Corp. President, CEO and Chairman Larry Day has died. Day, who joined TBC in 1998 and retired from the company in 2014, "led TBC to much success and growth during his tenure," says Erik Olsen, TBC's current president and CEO.


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OTR Tire Pioneer, Cobre Tire Founder Bob Fletcher Dies

OTR tire industry pioneer Bob Fletcher recently died at the age of 100. In 1970, Fletcher started Cobre Tire Co., which - under his leadership - became one of the largest OTR tire dealerships in North America, serving customers throughout the mining and construction industries.


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TIA Says 'Split Congress' Is Likely Next Year

In a legislative update sent out today, the Tire Industry Association (TIA) said it believes "we will still be working with a split Congress" following the Jan. 5 run-off election in Georgia. TIA officials also shared further thoughts on issues the incoming Biden Administration will tackle.


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Incoming TIA President Nothdurft Outlines Key Issues for 2021

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will have a new president next month, when Dan Nothdurft takes the organization's helm. In this interview, Nothdurft - who is the president of Tires Tires Tires, a four-location, independent tire dealership based in Sioux City, Iowa - previews some of the things that TIA members can expect to see from the association in 2021. This includes the continuation of TIA’s popular training webinars and other efforts.


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