Truck tire shipments grow by double digits

January 21, 2015

Replacement truck tires = double-digit demand

Last year was a good one for both truck tire sales and truck tire retreading, at least in terms of units. Truck tire shipments, in particular, experienced double-digit growth in 2014 vs. 2013.

Bridgestone adds 8 tread patterns to Dayton line

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC, unveiled a new line of Dayton commercial truck tires consisting of eight new Dayton patterns that double the product coverage of the former lineup. The product launch coincides with the launch of a new Dayton website and tagline, Tires for Truckers.

Camoplast Solideal unveils three skid steer tires

Camoplast Solideal Inc. has added two pneumatic skid steer tires and one solid skid steer tire to its premium Solideal SKS tire lines.

Michelin adds hard surface backhoe tire

Michelin North America Inc. is adding hard surface radial tires to its lineup of products designed for users of compact loaders and telescopic equipment. The Michelin Bibload Hard Surface tires are now on sale at tire dealers throughout North America.

Nokian develops new tread for truck tires

Nokian Tyres plc is producing a new truck and bus tire for its Nokian Heavy Tyres segment. The Nokian NTR 52 steer axle tire for trucks and buses is designed for medium and long distance use.

Dates set for TIA's hands-on farm tire training

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) is sharing the dates for two hands-on Basic Farm Tire Service (FTS) training classes. The first class, sponsored by Tandem Tire, will be held April 7-9, 2015, in Maquoketa, Iowa. The second class, sponsored by Dawson Tire & Wheel, will be held Sept. 1 - 3, 2015, in Gothenburg, Neb.

TIA secures overflow hotel for conference

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has secured rooms at another hotel for OTR conference attendees who did not reserve a room before the reservation deadline.

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