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July 20, 2016
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5 Tips To Help Your Commercial Fleet Customers

As a tire dealer you’re well versed in your fleet customers’ top priority: getting the most value and mileage out of their tires. But a regional sales manager for Hankook Tire Co. Ltd. says dealers need to remind customers of all the factors that contribute to price per mile. “Often we’re focused on only one aspect.”

Meet the Dozen Candidates Who Want to Serve on the TIA Board

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has released the slate of candidates for the 2016 board of directors election. TIA members will vote to place four individuals onto the TIA board for three-year terms.

Retreaders Hopeful for a Rebound in Latin America

Low truck tire prices have created a crisis for retreaders in Latin America, but industry leaders say there are signs of a rebound, and they believe the worst is behind them.

TBC Brands Names 2 Regional Sales Managers for Commercial Truck Tires

TBC Brands LLC has added two regional sales managers, Pete Salvan and Dan Royce, to its commercial truck tire team.

Nokian Adds to Commercial Sales Team in U.S.

Nokian Tyres North America has hired Glen Hutson as territory manager for eight states: Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana. He will lead commercial sales and coordinate sales efforts in the region.

BKT Offers a Range of Tires for Harvesting Applications

Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT)'s latest tires for operations from hay harvesting to crop transportation are designed for equipment such as harvesters, balers, and telehandlers.

Goodyear Introduces Armor Max Tire Rugged Mixed-Service Applications

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has introduced Armor Max Pro Grade MSD tires for construction, cement, dump and coal field trucks.

Hall of Famer Raymond "Gus" Hawkinson Dies at 71

Raymond Paul Hawkinson Jr., known throughout the tire and retreading industry as "Gus," died on July 10, 2016, in Las Vegas. He was 71.

Community Tire Retreading Gives Away Its Prize Money

Community Tire Retreading is donating the prize money it won from an off-the-road tire retreading contest this spring, plus matching prizes from two its manufacturing partners. The donations total $10,000.

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