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Taking a look at practical uses of silicone paste
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Silicone paste helps electrical connections withstand the elements, thereby minimizing the risk of weather-related electrical comebacks. Silicone paste, also known as dielectric grease, has...
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Silicone paste helps electrical connections withstand the elements, thereby minimizing the risk of weather-related electrical comebacks. Silicone paste helps electrical connections withstand the elements, thereby minimizing the risk of weather-related electrical comebacks. $Silicone paste helps electrical connections withstand the elements, thereby minimizing the risk of weather-related electrical comebacks.
Bosch rolls out off-highway diagnostic cables, software
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LAS VEGAS — Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has introduced an off-highway diagnostic cable and introductory software package in North America for the 3824 and 3824BSC ESI [truck] HD...
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LAS VEGAS — Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has introduced an off-highway diagnostic cable and introductory software package in North America for the 3824 and 3824BSC ESI [truck] HD diagnostic tools, enabling technicians to diagnose and repair many non-highway vehicles. LAS VEGAS — Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has introduced an off-highway diagnostic cable and introductory software package in North America for the 3824 and 3824BSC ESI [truck] HD diagnostic tools, enabling technicians to diagnose and repair many non-highway vehicles. $LAS VEGAS — Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has introduced an off-highway diagnostic cable and introductory software package in North America for the 3824 and 3824BSC ESI [truck] HD diagnostic tools, enabling technicians to diagnose and repair many non-highway vehicles.
Apex Tool introduces new torque wrenches
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LAS VEGAS — Apex Tool has introduced the Gearwrench 120XP Micrometer Torque Wrenches, which provide a three-degree swing arc to access fasteners in tight spaces. The torque wrenches deliver...
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LAS VEGAS — Apex Tool has introduced the Gearwrench 120XP Micrometer Torque Wrenches, which provide a three-degree swing arc to access fasteners in tight spaces. LAS VEGAS — Apex Tool has introduced the Gearwrench 120XP Micrometer Torque Wrenches, which provide a three-degree swing arc to access fasteners in tight spaces. $LAS VEGAS — Apex Tool has introduced the Gearwrench 120XP Micrometer Torque Wrenches, which provide a three-degree swing arc to access fasteners in tight spaces.
DOT issues 13 new tire plant codes in 2018-19
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation issued 13 new DOT plant identification codes in the past year for tire factories worldwide, including six for plants in China and four in...
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation issued 13 new DOT plant identification codes in the past year for tire factories worldwide, including six for plants in China and four in India. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation issued 13 new DOT plant identification codes in the past year for tire factories worldwide, including six for plants in China and four in India. $WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation issued 13 new DOT plant identification codes in the past year for tire factories worldwide, including six for plants in China and four in India.
Icahn backing program to increase interest in auto technical careers
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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Icahn Automotive Group L.L.C. is backing a new program designed to encourage more men and women to pursue viable careers in the aftermarket automotive sector through...
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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Icahn Automotive Group L.L.C. is backing a new program designed to encourage more men and women to pursue viable careers in the aftermarket automotive sector through partnerships with technical schools, apprenticeships, internships and continuing education opportunities. MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Icahn Automotive Group L.L.C. is backing a new program designed to encourage more men and women to pursue viable careers in the aftermarket automotive sector through partnerships with technical schools, apprenticeships, internships and continuing education opportunities. $MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Icahn Automotive Group L.L.C. is backing a new program designed to encourage more men and women to pursue viable careers in the aftermarket automotive sector through partnerships with technical schools, apprenticeships, internships and continuing education opportunities.
Continental's Shawn Rasey to keynote OTR Tire Conference
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TAMPA, Fla. — Shawn Rasey, Continental A.G.'s director of global business development for earthmover tires, will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Off-the-Road (OTR) Tire Conference that...
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TAMPA, Fla. Shawn Rasey, Continental A.G.'s director of global business development for earthmover tires, will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Off-the-Road Tire Conference that runs Feb. 20-23 at Saddlebrook Resort & Conference Center near Tampa. TAMPA, Fla. Shawn Rasey, Continental A.G.'s director of global business development for earthmover tires, will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Off-the-Road Tire Conference that runs Feb. 20-23 at Saddlebrook Resort & Conference Center near Tampa. $TAMPA, Fla. Shawn Rasey, Continental A.G.'s director of global business development for earthmover tires, will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Off-the-Road Tire Conference that runs Feb. 20-23 at Saddlebrook Resort & Conference Center near Tampa.
Veteran New Hampshire tire distributor Roland Lesieur dies
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NASHUA, N.H. — Roland Lesieur, co-owner of Maynard & Lesieur Inc., died Feb. 13 at age 89. Mr. Lesieur served in the U.S. Army as a 2nd lieutenant and was involved in the Korean Conflict....
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NASHUA, N.H. — Roland Lesieur, co-owner of Maynard & Lesieur Inc., died Feb. 13 at age 89. NASHUA, N.H. — Roland Lesieur, co-owner of Maynard & Lesieur Inc., died Feb. 13 at age 89. $NASHUA, N.H. — Roland Lesieur, co-owner of Maynard & Lesieur Inc., died Feb. 13 at age 89.
Cooper reports double-digit drops in Q4, fiscal 2018 operating income
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FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. suffered a 46.6-percent drop in fiscal 2018 operating income on 1.6-perent lower sales. Operating income fell to $165.2 million on sales of $2.81 ...
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FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. suffered a 46.6-percent drop in fiscal 2018 operating income on 1.6-percent lower sales. FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. suffered a 46.6-percent drop in fiscal 2018 operating income on 1.6-percent lower sales. $FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. suffered a 46.6-percent drop in fiscal 2018 operating income on 1.6-percent lower sales.
Tire Discounters store to vie for world record in donut stacking
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — To raise awareness for tire "donut" safety, Tire Discounters Inc.'s new store in Cedar Bluff, Tenn., is teaming up with a local donut shop to try and beat a donut-...
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. To raise awareness for tire "donut" safety, Tire Discounters Inc.'s new store in Cedar Bluff, Tenn., is teaming up with a local donut shop to try and beat a donut-stacking world record on Feb. 20. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. To raise awareness for tire "donut" safety, Tire Discounters Inc.'s new store in Cedar Bluff, Tenn., is teaming up with a local donut shop to try and beat a donut-stacking world record on Feb. 20. $KNOXVILLE, Tenn. To raise awareness for tire "donut" safety, Tire Discounters Inc.'s new store in Cedar Bluff, Tenn., is teaming up with a local donut shop to try and beat a donut-stacking world record on Feb. 20.
Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo: new dates, old venue
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PANAMA CITY, Panama — The organizers of the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo have been forced to reschedule this year's event and move it back to the Atlapa Convention Center — ...
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PANAMA CITY, Panama — The organizers of the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo have been forced to reschedule this year's event and move it back to the Atlapa Convention Center — site of previous shows — because of construction delays at Panama's new convention center. PANAMA CITY, Panama — The organizers of the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo have been forced to reschedule this year's event and move it back to the Atlapa Convention Center — site of previous shows — because of construction delays at Panama's new convention center. $PANAMA CITY, Panama — The organizers of the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo have been forced to reschedule this year's event and move it back to the Atlapa Convention Center — site of previous shows — because of construction delays at Panama's new convention center.

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Dave joined Tire Business as assistant managing editor in March 1985. He became managing editor of the trade newspaper several months later and was named editor in January 1987. He added the title of associate publisher in January 1995 and was promoted to publisher in May 1998. In 1999, he was named vice president/publisher of Tire Business. In November 2004, Dave also was named publisher of sister publication Rubber & Plastics News, a trade newspaper covering the rubber industry worldwide. In December of 2016, he was named Editorial Director of Tire Business. Dave is a 1977 graduate of Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio, where he earned a bachelor's degree in biology/management. He also holds a master's degree in journalism, which he received in 1980 from Ohio University. Contact Dave at dzielasko@crain.com.

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