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April 27, 2016
News & Articles
Acquisitions and Conversions Impact Top Retreader Rankings

Acquisitions have claimed two independent dealers from this year’s Top Retreaders list: Brahler’s Truckers Supply Co. and Hill Tire Co.

Goodyear's 1st Q: Sales and Income Down, Segment Operating Income Up

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s net sales and net income both dropped during the first quarter of 2016 compared to figures posted a year earlier.

Cooper Expands Roadmaster Line With Wide Base Tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is adding to its Roadmaster line of commercial tires with the RM332 WB heavy-duty wide base tire in size 425/65R22.5. The RM332 WB is designed for the steer axle in mixed service applications.

U.S. Determines Final OTR Tariffs from 2013-14

The U.S. Department of Commerce has changed its mind, sort of, on the tariffs imposed on OTR tires imported from China from Sept. 1, 2013, through Aug. 31, 2014. The six exporters involved are still required to pay the tariffs, but they are not as high.

Triangle Celebrates 40 Years and Looks to the U.S. Market

Triangle Group celebrated its 40th anniversary on April 8 in Shanghai, China, with a day-long conference. The Weihai City-based company hosted around 500 people. The attendees included Chinese government officials, employees from around the world, suppliers, customers, and yes, Modern Tire Dealer.

TIA Updates Its Commercial Tire Service Program

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has issued an update to its Certified Commercial Tire Service (CTS) Program. The Association has mailed out 10,000 copies of the updated manual to dealers and its 800 certified CTS instructors.

Michelin Commercial Service Network Is Going to Canada

Michelin North America Inc. is expanding the Michelin Commercial Service Network (MCSN) to Canada.

STTC Acquires Tire Supply Solutions in New York

Service Tire Truck Centers Inc. (STTC) has acquired Tire Supply Solutions LLC in Bronx, N.Y.

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