LOUISVILLE, Ky.-Ardmore Tire Inc. won two ``best of show'' ribbons and Industrias Del Neumatico S.A. in Aspe, Spain, and the Goodyear retread plant in Indianapolis each won one for their entries in the ``Retread Appearance Contest'' during the recent ARA World Tire Conference ARA directors and advisory council members judged about 120 entries in the passenger, light truck, truck, performance and specialty tire categories, in both precure and mold cure divisions.
The top tires were awarded (in descending order) blue, red or white ribbons. The winners, their locations and the number and type(s) of ribbon(s) received were:
Achievor Tire L.P., Chicago: one red.
Ardmore Tire Inc., Conshohocken, Pa.: four blue, two white.
B&G Tire & Supply Inc., Jasper, Ind.: two white.
Blue River Fleet Service, Shelbyville, Ind.: one white.
Bauer Built Inc., Carroll, Iowa: one white.
Bauer Built Inc., Des Moines, Iowa: one red, one white.
Bauer Built Inc., Durand, Wis.: two blue, two red, one white.
Brad Ragan Inc., Billings, Mont.: two white.
Brad Ragan, Dubois, Pa.: one white.
Brad Ragan, East Peoria, Ill.: one red.
Butler Brothers, Marietta, Ga.: one white.
Comstock Tire/Roadstock Retread, Madison, Wis.: one white.
Division Tire, Tonawanda, N.Y.: one red.
General Tire Co., Fort Wayne, Ind.: one red, one white.
Goodyear, Brunswick, Ohio: one red, one white.
Goodyear, Clarksville, Ind.: one red.
Goodyear, Greenville, S.C.: one red.
Goodyear, Indianapolis: three blue, one red.
Goodyear, Tonawanda: one white.
Goodyear, Zelienople, Pa.: two white.
Huber Tire Co., Jeffersonville, Ind.: one white.
Industrias Del Neumatico S.A., Aspe, Spain: one blue, one red.
Les Schwab Production Center, Prineville, Ore.: two white.
Marques & Pereira LDA, Alcobaca, Portugal: one red.
Merchant's Inc., Baltimore: two white.
Michelin Tire Corp., Duncan, S.C.: one red.
Millersburg Tire Service, Retread Division, Millersburg, Ohio: one red.
Olson Tire Service Inc., Mount Pleasant, Mich.: one blue.
Purcell Tire Co., Potosi, Mo.: two blue, one red.
Ray Carr Tire Inc., Harrisonburg, Va.: four blue, one red.
Recapco, Dubuque, Iowa: one red.
Roadway Tire Co., Columbus, Ohio: one blue, one red.
Sam's Tire of Elkhart Inc., Bristol, Ind.: two blue, one red.
Technic Group P.L.C., Burton-On-Trent, England: four blue, one red.
Toby Sexton Tire Co. Inc., Atlanta: one white.
Universal Tire Inc., Nashville, Tenn.: one white.
Weirton Bandag, Weirton, W.Va.: one red, two white.
Yingling General Tire Service Inc., Finksburg, Md.: one white.