Commercial Business


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Maxam Expands Ag Tire Sizes

Maxam Tire North America Inc. is expanding its product offerings in the AGRIXTRA 70 and 65 series of agricultural tires and they will be offered as part of Maxam North American Spring Savings Program 2023. 

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From Shoes to Cell Phones, Commercial Dealers Share Safety Tips

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.

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Titan Chairman Morry Taylor Comments on Ag Market

'No One Knows When This Is Going to Slow Down'

"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."

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BKT's Donzaleigh McCord Passes

Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) Customer Service Manager Donzaleigh McCord recently passed away at the age of 70. "She was a trusted, valuable member of BKT," say BKT officials.

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Bridgestone Will Sell 25 More GCR Locations

Southern Tire Mart Recently Finalized Purchase of 26 GCR Centers

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.

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Photos: Top Retreaders Expand for the Future

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.