Trelleborg network offers marketing, commercial support

April 16, 2014

Trelleborg launches Interfit dealer network in U.S.

The Trelleborg Wheel Systems unit of Trelleborg Group has launched its Interfit service network in the U.S., bringing marketing, commercial and technical support as well as a rewards program to industrial tire dealers.

ATD to close Terry’s Alliance headquarters

Following the announcement in February 2014, that American Tire Distributors Holdings Inc. (ATD) would purchase Alliance, Ohio-based Terry’s Tire Town for $345 million, ATD will close Terry’s Alliance distribution center and headquarters and transition operations to other locations.

Goodyear hit multiple milestones, Kramer says

At its annual shareholders meeting, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Kramer reported the company achieved many milestones in 2013, a year that was unlike any other in its 115-year history.

Nominate a dealer for Tire Dealer of the Year

Who will be our 2014 Tire Dealer of the Year? It can be any deserving independent tire dealer, who might have one store location or hundreds. The important aspects are the success of his or her business practices and the impact the dealer has on the community.

TIA takes Farm Tire Service class to Kansas

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has announced dates for a second hands-on Basic Farm Tire Service (FTS) training class. The class, sponsored by Becker Tire Treading & Automotive Service, will be held Aug. 4-6, 2014, in Great Bend, Kan., from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. each day.

Alliance Tire sponsors Tractor Pullers

Alliance Tire Americas Inc. announced it has joined as the first major tire sponsor of the National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA).

Mobile app helps shop for commercial tires

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions has introduced a mobile app called Tire Advisor which is designed to help fleets and dealers quickly access and compare information about Bridgestone commercial tire brands.

Boynton leads Bridgestone Commercial Solutions

The Bridgestone Commercial Solutions (BCS) division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC (BATO) announced that John Boynton, currently vice president, Sales, BCS, has been promoted to the position of president, BCS.

TBC expands Hifly line

TBC Wholesale is expanding its Hifly consumer tire program with the addition of 14 sizes to the AT601 All-Terrain line and size LT215/85R16 to the HT601 Highway All-Season line.

TIA names host hotel for 2014 GTE

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) announced that Caesars Palace in Las Vegas is the host hotel for the 2014 Global Tire Expo (GTE) – Powered by TIA. The GTE is part of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show Nov. 4-7, 2014.

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