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October 12, 2016
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DOC Error Forces Higher Tariffs on all Truck Tires From China

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has admitted to a miscalculation in its preliminary anti-dumping tariff rate for truck and bus tires imported from China. As a result, the rates for every manufacturer and importer are increasing to 30.36%, which is nearly 10 points higher than the initial calculation.

Former Falken Executive Andrew Hoit Joins Tireco

Former Falken Tire Corp. executive Andrew Hoit is the new vice president of sales and marketing of Tireco Inc.’s national brands division.

Yokohama Adds an Ultra Wide Base Drive Tire to Its BluEarth Line

Yokohama Tire Corp. has introduced its first-ever BluEarth commercial tire, the 709L ultra wide base (UWB) drive tire.  The SmartWay-verified 709L is available now in size 445/50R22.5.  

Uniroyal LD10 Rounds Out Long-Haul, SmartWay-Verified Lineup

The Uniroyal brand from Michelin North America Inc. has added a SmartWay-verified long-haul drive tire to its lineup. The Uniroyal LD10 is available in two sizes, 275/80R22.5 with load range G and 11R22.5 with load range H.

Veteran and Super Bowl Champ Rocky Bleier To Speak at OTR Conference

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) will host four-time Super Bowl champion Rocky Bleier as the motivational speaker during its 2017 OTR Conference.

McCarthy Tire Settles In to Its New Retread Plant

McCarthy Tire Service Inc. is retreading tires on two production lines at its new plant in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Alliance Upgrades Its Online Ordering System

Alliance Tire Group (ATG)  has updated its online ordering system, and the tire manufacturer says it's the first in a series of "dealer-friendly" upgrades designed to streamline ordering from the off-the-road tire maker's catalog.

Boss Truck Stops Add Goodyear Truck Retreads

Bosselman Boss Truck Shops Inc. are offering Goodyear-branded commercial truck tire retread products at all Boss Truck Shops locations throughout the country. There are 43 Boss Truck Shops in 23 states.  

Midwest Equipment Sales Makes Room for More Tires and Tracks

Midwest Equipment Sales LLC (MWE) has moved its primary warehouse to a larger 193,700 square foot facility on the west side of Columbus, Ohio.

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