Maxam Tire North America Inc. is expanding its product offerings in the AGRIXTRA 70 and 65 series of agricultural tires and theywill be offered as part of Maxam North American Spring Savings Program 2023.
Over the past four years a group of commercial tire dealers has set aside competition in the name of improving safety across their businesses, as well as the whole industry. At this year’s Safety Leadership Summit, the group included more than 40 representatives of tire dealerships and industry suppliers and leaders, and they covered everything from cell phones to cribbing to shoes.
"I started in 1973 and have never seen the business like this," Morry Taylor, chairman of Titan International Inc., recently said. "No one knows when this is going to slow down, but it's real hard to see any slowing anytime soon."
Bridgestone Americas Inc. is investing $60 million in its Bandag tread rubber manufacturing plant in Abilene, Texas. The infusion will increase the plant's output by 16% and will include a 50,000-square-foot expansion.
Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America Inc. has released the new Galaxy AT Grip Steel steel-belted skid steer radial tire, which was designed in close consultation with skid steer operators and industrial tire dealers.
The latest market data compiled by Michelin Group shows that the truck tire segment is as strong as ever and so far the replacement market is keeping pace with the significant growth recorded a year ago.
The Tire Industry Association has extended early bird registration for the 68th annual OTR Tire Conference until Oct. 6. The event will take place Feb. 22-25, 2023, at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort, in Tucson, Ariz
Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. has opened a corporate office in the United States. The office is located at Research Triangle Park in North Carolina for ease of access to the company's growing customer base.
Southern Tire Mart Recently Finalized Purchase of 26 GCR Centers
September 8, 2022
Bridgestone Americas Inc. says it is the final stages of selling 25 GCR Tires & Service locations and four retread plants to a couple of "strategic buyers." The transactions will close later this month.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC has added a new product to its ContiEarth OTR lineup. The LD-Master L5 Traction radial tire "is ready for demanding conditions and is also fitted with tire sensors," say Continental officials.
Green Bay, Wis.-based Pomp’s Tire Service Inc. has acquired Tredroc Tire Services Inc., which is based in Elk Grove Village, Ill. The transaction - which includes 17 locations, four retread plants and two distribution centers - closed on Sept. 2.
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.