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Alliance promotes Walters to new VP post

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WAKEFIELD, Mass. (Jan. 8, 2014) — Alliance Tire Americas Inc. has promoted Seth Walters to vice president of operations.

In the newly created position, he will be responsible for the company’s entire supply chain as well as for customer service and sales support, the tire maker said.

Mr. Walters is an 18-year veteran of the tire industry and has been with Alliance for three years, most recently as vice president of marketing and supply chain, according to Alliance.

Alliance President Manny Cicero said the creation of the new position “reflects the company’s commitment to constantly improving its responsiveness to customer needs.”

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Titan International and the United Steelworkers union have petitioned the U.S. International Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce seeking relief from OTR tire imports from China, India and Sri Lanka. What’s your opinion?

I wholeheartedly support their action – something needs to be done.
46%
(36 votes)
I think it’s a bad idea that could inevitably tie the hands of domestic tire makers.
13%
(10 votes)
I oppose any duties against tire importers—they only raise costs for distributors and make it harder to obtain inventory.
24%
(19 votes)
I’m kind of on the fence and not sure what’s right, but need more information before deciding.
14%
(11 votes)
I don’t really care whether or not relief is granted.
3%
(2 votes)
Total votes: 78