NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Inc. has developed a line of agriculture tires, dubbed the Firestone Maxi Traction, designed to deliver improved traction and treadwear versus previous R1-category models in a variety of soil conditions.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Titan International Inc. has expanded its Goodyear Optitorque farm tire line with additional radial sizes that include new R-1 options for high horsepower tractors in arid farming regions; scraper applications; and sprayers, including large flotation options.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CEAT Specialty Tires Inc. is adding a 42-inch rim-diameter size to its Farmax R70 radial agricultural tire line, a size the company said was developed particularly for U.S. Midwest farmers who operate larger, high-horsepower tractors.
WAKEFIELD, Mass. — Alliance Tire Group has introduced the Alliance Agriflex+ 372 VF CFO, a combine and grain cart tire rated to carry 186% of the load of a comparably sized standard radial tire when operating at harvest speeds of under 10 mph.
SINGAPORE — Global Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. (GRI), the Colombo, Sri Lanka-based maker of agricultural, construction and other specialty tires, has joined the Panel of Associates of the International Rubber Study Group (IRSG).