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    • USTMA continues to push regulatory reform

      WASHINGTON D.C. — The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association represents a $148.4 billion industry that directly or indirectly employs 737,000 workers in the U.S. Tire Business asked USTMA President and CEO Anne Forristall Luke her...

    • Medium, large OTR demand fuel BKT growth

      Minoo Mehta, president of BKT USA Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of India's Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT), discussed his company's successes as well as the challenges ahead in an interview with Tire Business.

    • Tennessee factory providing boost for Hankook

      With a $580 million plant opening last year in Clarksville, Tenn., Hankook Tire America Corp. has a higher profile than ever in its history. Jim Sicking, Hankook senior director PCLT sales, told Tire Business the company continues to...

    • BKT aims to take a 'giant' step forward

      CRETE, Greece — Balkrishna Industries Ltd. is ramping up production capabilities at its OTR tire plants in India, as part of plans to achieve a 10-percent share of the global OTR market by 2025.

    • Yokohama rides 'good' momentum into 2018

      Tire Business talked with Jeff Barna, Yokohama Tire Corp. president and an officer on the Yokohama Rubber Co. board, about his company's initiatives heading into the second half of 2018.

    • Sumitomo aims 'to grow with whole of market'

      Tire Business talked with Darren Thomas, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Falken Tire Corp., a unit of Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc., about his thoughts on the tire industry and how his company is performing heading...

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