LOUSIVILLE, KY. - Oliver Rubber Co. has announced a strategic partnership with Open Road Technologies Inc. of Columbia, Md. Under the agreement, Athens, Ga.-based Oliver will incorporate Open Road's "RoadWare" retread shop management, fleet analysis and fleet management reporting systems into Oliver's Elite Tuff-Cure License program.
Oliver said its Elite licensees will be offered the opportunity to participate in "paperless" retread shop technology, and offer their fleet customers leading edge tire management information provide greater cost control.
After strudying varoius software providers, Larry Enders, Oliver president and CEO, said the company colnulded that Open Road "provided the best fit with our strategies for the future.
"We will encourage our licensees to look at the RoadWare system carefully, and we plan to work closely with Open Road to help them fdevelop even better and more productive tools for the future.
Oliver, a subsidiary of Standard Products Co., is a supplier of precure and mold cure tread rubber products and systems.