MTD ranks nation's top retreaders

April 15, 2015

April MTD ranks top retreaders

The nation’s top retreaders expect competition with low-cost import truck tires to reduce demand for their products in 2015. Their perspectives on the industry as well as MTD’s exclusive ranking of the largest retreaders are in the April issue.

Ribbon-cutting held at Tire & Retread Expo

The North American Tire & Retread Expo is off and running in New Orleans, La.

AcuTread tread gets SmartWay verification

AcuTread Alliance Group reports its FED 20/32nd Drive Tread is now verified under the provisions of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) SmartWay program. SmartWay verification is pending for AcuTread low-profile wide-base drive and trailer retreads.

Mitas adds to family of earthmover tires

Mitas will unveil an ERL-30 earthmover tire at the International Exhibition for Equipment and Techniques for Construction and Materials Industries (INTERMAT) in Paris April 20-25, 2015 at its stand E051, Hall 5a.

Alliance creates site to showcase expertise

Alliance Tire Americas Inc. (ATA) has launched The ATA Hub, an online site for the company to share insights on tires, machinery performance, and other issues important to tire dealers and tire customers.

Apollo expands network of retread plants

Apollo Tyres Ltd. has opened a branded retread plant, Apollo Retread Zone (ARZ) in Mumbai, India. It is the third ARZ outlet in the company's retread network.

Goodyear's Kramer talks about online selling

At the 2015 Goodyear Shareholder Meeting in Akron, Ohio, on April 13, Chairman and CEO Richard Kramer talked about Goodyear's 2014 performance and future plans, including its decision to sell tires online.

Giti brings line haul trailer tire to North America

The GT Radial GTL922 FS line haul trailer tire, designed for the North American market, is joining the lineup of GT Radial commercial tires offered by Giti Tire (USA) Ltd.

Trelleborg buys ag tire business in Australia

The Trelleborg Wheel Systems division of Trelleborg AB has signed an agreement to acquire Armstrong Tyres, an Australian service and distribution company of agricultural tires.

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