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February 4, 2016
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It Looks Like the Next Tire Plant in the U.S. Will Be Built in Mississippi Sponsored by

The State of Mississippi is working to secure a $1.45 billion tire plant in Hinds County, Miss. The governor has called an extraordinary session for Feb. 4, 2016, and lawmakers are voting on state incentives to land the deal.

Hankook Tire America's Goal: Double-Digit Growth in 2016 Sponsored by

Hankook Tire America Corp. used its annual Partner’s Day meeting in Liberia, Costa Rica, to discuss its growth and branding efforts in North America to 87 key dealers who were in attendance.

TBR Tire Tariff Hearing Is Set for Feb. 19 Sponsored by

A preliminary hearing has been set for Feb. 19, 2016, as part of the International Trade Commission’s (ITC) anti-dumping and countervailing investigation of truck and bus tires imported from China.

Coming Soon: Icahn's Merger With Pep Boys Sponsored by

After offering $18.50 per share, Icahn Enterprises LP has purchased more than 38 million shares of Pep Boys — Manny, Moe & Jack, and the merging of the two companies will follow "as soon as practicable."

TBC Is Building a Larger Warehouse in Tennessee Sponsored by

TBC Corp. plans to relocate its Memphis, Tenn., warehouse to a new 1.5-million-square-foot facility 20 miles away in Rossville, Tenn.

Max Finkelstein Opens Distribution Center in Maryland Sponsored by

Max Finkelstein Inc. (MFI) has opened a 94,000-square-foot distribution center in Hanover, Md., to serve the Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and Washington D.C. area.

NCTDA to Induct Dealer of the Year and Hall of Fame Honorees Sponsored by

The North Carolina Tire Dealers Association (NCTDA) will induct its newest dealer of the year and hall of fame honorees at its 2016 Annual Expo / Trade Show in Raleigh on March 4.

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