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  • Cooper recalling 1,402 Wild Country tires

    By: Tire Business Staff Report Sep 02, 2014

    WASHINGTON — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling 1,402 Wild Country Radial XTX Sport tires, size 265/65R18, for possible…

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  • BADA earns Sears’ award for recyling

    By: Tire Business Staff Report Sep 02, 2014

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Sears Holdings Corp. recently recognized Hennessy Industries Inc.’s BADA wheel weight business with a 2014 “Partners…

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  • Halogen-free SR project gets NSF grant

    By: Tire Business Staff Report Sep 02, 2014

    AKRON — The National Science Foundation has awarded $800,000 to University of Akron researcher Judit Puskas for her project to…

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  • TB EDITORIAL: Boost in cap spending a good sign

    By: Tire Business Staff Report Sep 02, 2014

    AKRON — If you want to know where the tire industry is headed, take a look at how the world’s largest tire companies are allocating their capital spending and research and...

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  • Toyo kicks off soccer team sponsorship

    By: Tire Business Staff Report Sep 02, 2014

    OSAKA, Japan — Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. has begun a series of branding initiatives in its first full season as a premium sponsor of the AC Milan soccer team.

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  • Top TB Web stories: Here’s what you’re reading

    By: Tire Business Staff Report Sep 02, 2014

    AKRON — Each week Tire Business tracks the top stories — a virtual “Digital Dozen” — on our website, based on readership data.

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  • NR producer Halcyon Agri acquires NCE

    By: Tire Business Staff Report Sep 02, 2014

    SINGAPORE — Halcyon Agri Corp. Ltd., a Singapore-based natural rubber (NR) processing and merchandising firm, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to acquire...

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  • Opportunities abound for tire dealers who know their customers

    By: Miles Moore Sep 01, 2014

    ORLANDO, Fla.—The North American tire market is changing in multiple ways, ranging from tire sizes to distribution channels to marketing tools, four top tire company executives told an audience at the recent International Tire Exhibition & Conference - Tire Dealers and Auto Service...

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  • Cooper focusing on its growth in Latin/S. America

    By: Bruce Davis Sep 01, 2014

    FINDLAY, Ohio—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is targeting Latin/South America for exponential growth as part of its global expansion strategy. Cooper, which has set up sales agents in 21 Latin American and Caribbean nations, anticipates selling 4 million to 5 million units throughout Latin...

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  • And the winner is...

    By: Bruce Davis Sep 01, 2014

    Bridgestone Corp. is again ranked as the world's biggest tire maker Top 10 tire companies account for almost 63 percent of world's tire sales.

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