Pirelli & Cie SpA’s main shareholder, Camfin, has announced a partnership agreement with China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina). When the deal is complete, ChemChina will own a 26.2% share in Pirelli.
Less than two years after joining Kumho Tire U.S.A. Inc. as national sales vice president, John Hagan has joined Linglong Americas Inc. as chief operating officer. He will be based out of Medina, Ohio.
The Tire Industry Association’s (TIA) preferred provider of business and workers’ compensation insurance is hosting a risk management seminar targeted for tire dealers May 18-20, 2015, in Owatonna, Minn.
The General tire brand traces its origins to 1915 in Akron, Ohio, and business partners William O’Neill and Winfred Fouse. As part of the brand’s centennial celebration, Continental Tire the Americas LLC is launching the next generation of General truck tires at the Mid-America Trucking Show (booth no. 18252) in Louisville, Ky.
It’s quiet these days inside County Tire Center Inc. in Middlebury, Vt. The semiannual winter tire switch is over. But on those busy fall and spring days when this 10-bay shop is changing tires on 60 to 80 cars a day, owner Steve Dupoise and his nine full-time technicians are working to make every minute count. Technology advancements on both cars and tires don’t always make that easy.
Thirteen years after Tom Raben was named Modern Tire Dealer’s Tire Dealer of the Year, the Raben family has sold an equity interest in Raben Tire Co. Inc. The buyer is a fund affiliated with Palladium Equity Partners LLC of New York City, a middle market private equity firm with a specialized focus on family-owned businesses.