Current Issue

TSI/SSG names Pollem intl. sales rep

Comments Email
(TSI/SSG photo)
Heiko “Hike” Pollem

PHOENIX (Jan. 24, 2014) — Tire Service Equipment Mfg. Co. Inc./SAF-TEE Siping & Grooving Inc. (TSI/SSG) has appointed Heiko "Hike" Pollem as international sales representative, effective Jan. 2.

Mr. Pollem, who replaces the recently retired Arvid Vaaten, has worked in the automotive aftermarket and related fields for 40-plus years, starting with automotive legend Carroll Shelby in the 1960s.

TSI/SSG said all international sales correspondence should be directed to Mr. Pollem by email at hike@tsissg.com or by phone at 619-647-3889.

Based in Phoenix, TSI/SSG manufactures and markets automotive wheel service equipment along with disposal and recycling equipment. The company operates a manufacturing plant in Monticello, Minn.

More Polls>

TB Reader Poll

Previous | Published August 11, 2016

How stiff is the competition from car dealers selling tires in your area of operation?

Not stiff at all, it's negligible
21% (20 votes)
Pretty intense but I'm holding my own and haven’t lost many sales
26% (24 votes)
It's moderately competitive but I’ll always beat their deals
22% (21 votes)
I've adjusted how I approach tire sales and it seems to be working to my benefit
15% (14 votes)
I'm ready to give up and look for another line of work
16% (15 votes)
Total votes: 94
More Polls »