The Tire Industry Association has opened online registration for its 67th Annual Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference, which will take place Feb. 23-26, 2022, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa in Miramar, Fla.
“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.
“There’s no competition when it comes to safety.” That has become the backbone and unofficial motto of the Safety Leadership Summit, an initiative led by and involving some of the nation’s largest commercial tire dealerships. In October 35 safety personnel gathered near Charlotte, N.C., to share best practices and ideas on how to make their employees, workplaces and the industry as a whole, safer.
The new Continental CompactMaster EM targets loaders and telehandlers and is "specifically designed to help operators handle demanding, rough conditions," says Benjamin Hubner, product line manager, agricultural tires, Continental Commercial Specialty Tires.
Frozen lug nuts, bad weather and heavy traffic — these are some of the more mundane surprises that road service technicians can encounter. But once in a while, you come across a situation that’s so odd you remember it many years later.
MTD has partnered with AG Tire Talk to provide answers to insightful questions that farm tire dealers have about farm tire technology. In this installment, ag tiremakers discuss product naming conventions and some of the technology found in their tires.
Retreaders endured an uneasy 2020, but they pushed forward with investments in facilities and technology as they remained focused on the future. Here's a look at the domestic retread tire market in 2021, and some of the people making things happen.