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August 21, 2019
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Radials, Specialization and Technology: What’s Ahead for Small OTR Tires

Equipment rentals and equipment connectivity are playing dominant roles in the trends shaping the small OTR tire market. Manufacturers see brisk sales, and expect demand to continue for the foreseeable future.


Texas Retreader Joins Marangoni Network

Texas-based KCT Retreads LLC, which goes to market as King Country Retread, has joined the Marangoni Tread North America Inc. independent dealer network and will offer Marangoni’s Ringtread brand throughout Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

With More than Enough Capacity, BKT Doesn't Need a New Plant -- Yet

Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT) is putting its U.S. plant project on hold after 8 1/2 months of prep work.


CEAT Unveils Farmax R70 Ag Radial

CEAT Specialty Tires Ltd. offers the Farmax R70 Ag radial tire in size 710/70R42 for farmers who need good traction and reduced soil compaction combined with good roadability.

Maxam Introduces LogXtra Forestry Line

The new MS931 LogXtra tire from Maxam Tire North America Inc. is designed for abusive forestry applications.

Alliance Offers Rebates on IF and VF Farm Tires

Farmers can receive rebates of $100 to $125 per tire on purchases of two to 16 qualifying Agriflex increased flexion (IF) or very high flexion (VF) tires from Alliance Tire Americas Inc.

Titan Adds Equipment Rodeo to Its Farm Progress Show Activities

Titan International Inc. is hosting the first-ever LSW Equipment Rodeo featuring the company’s low sidewall technology at the 2019 Farm Progress Show Aug. 27-29 in Decatur, Ill.

Time to Register for TIA’s 2020 OTR Conference

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has opened registration for the 65th Annual Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference Feb. 19-22, 2020.

TechForce Foundation Sponsors Diesel Technician Skills Competition

The nonprofit TechForce Foundation is the title sponsor of the TMCFutureTech national student technician competition for the third straight year.

Prometeon Brings Pirelli R89 Regional Line to North America

There's a new Pirelli-branded regional truck tire line coming to the North American market. Prometeon Tyre Group Commercial Solutions LLC has introduced the Pirelli R89, with steer, drive and trailer applications.









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