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Commercial Tire Industry

    • VMI moves to new facility in Brazil

      ITATIAIA, Brazil Dutch tire machinery producer VMI Group has relocated its South American sales and service subsidiary to new quarters in Itatiaia, half way between Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

    • USW locals ratify Titan contract

      QUINCY, Ill. Unionized employees at Titan International Inc. facilities in Iowa, Illinois and Ohio have new contracts, according to the tire maker.

    • Trelleborg unit appealing OTR tire import duties

      NEW YORK — Trelleborg Wheel Systems (Xingtai) Co. Ltd. has followed four other Chinese off-the-road tire manufacturers in appealing elevated antidumping duties from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

    • Registration open for GTE pre-show events

      LAS VEGAS The Tire Industry Association has opened registration for its pre-show events on Oct. 30 at the Global Tire Expo/Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas.

    • Michelin raising prices in Europe — again

      AMSTERDAM — Group Michelin is raising prices in Europe in its various segments for the second time in 2017, the French tire maker disclosed recently in a presentation with financial analysts.

    • Maxam adds flexible online ordering option

      DANVERS, Mass. Maxam Tire North America Inc. is launching an online e-commerce platform that will allow customers the flexibility to create and place warehouse orders, thus complementing the existing online container-ordering programs.

    • Trelleborg CEO defends CGS acquisition

      TRELLEBORG, Sweden — Trelleborg A.B.'s top executive has defended his company's $1.25 billion purchase of CGS Holding A.S., saying the agricultural tire sector "will eventually turn."

    • Triangle to open Nashville-area warehouse

      MADISON, Tenn. Triangle Tire USA has selected a property in Madison as the site for its first U.S. warehouse and continues to evaluate other sites around the country for additional distribution capacity.