Hot Wire - Monday
MTD - Hot Wire Monday Edition
September 26, 2016
News & Articles
Michelin to Build Distribution Center in South Carolina

Michelin North America Inc. is building a distribution center near Spartanburg, S.C. It will house Michelin, BFGoodrich, and Uniroyal-brand tires for both passenger and commercial vehicles, and will be located near the company's seven manufacturing sites in the state.

John Kairys to Take Over for Retiring Kevin Kormondy at Big O Tires

TBC Corp.'s Big O Tires is undergoing a leadership change, as Kevin Kormondy, executive vice president and chief operating officer, will retire at the end of October 2016. He is being replaced by John Kairys, who will move from TBC's Carroll Tire Co.

Nokian to Build Tire Testing Facility in Spain

Nokian Tyres plc is building a technology and testing center in Spain, and the tiremaker says the center will allow for year-round product development and testing of both summer and winter tires.Construction is to begin in early 2017.

Bridgestone Names New Leaders at Aiken County Plants

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC's (BATO) manufacturing plants in Aiken County, S.C., have new leaders.

SEMA Releases Mobile App for 2016 Show

The latest iteration of the free Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show’s mobile app includes a list of 2,400 exhibiting companies, schedule of events, and seminar details.

OTC Releases Software Update for Encore Diagnostic Tool

OTC, a Bosch Automotive Service Solutions brand, has released an Encore diagnostics software update that expands vehicle information and coverage to 642 new systems and 2,314 new vehicle-ECU (engine control unit) combinations.

It's Time to Grab the Grabber X3 From General Tire

General Tire's Grabber X3 is now available from Continental Tire the Americas LLC.

US Motor Works Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

US Motor Works LLC has achieved the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification of 9001:2015.

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