Bridgestone/Firestone Inc. One Bridgestone Park, Nashville, Tenn. 37214
John Gamauf, v.p. consumer tire sales
(615) 231-3456; Fax: (615) 231-3624
Brands: Seiberling, Polaris
Dayton Tire (unit of BFS)
2500 S. Council Road, Oklahoma City, Okla. 73128
Tom Crofutt, president
(405) 280-3539; Fax: (405) 280-3375 or (405) 280-3554
Brands: Dayton, Road King, Gillette, Peerless
Dayton, Road King, Gillette and Peerless are available in passenger and light truck and tubes—while Dayton includes other truck sizes—in the U.S. and Canada. Polaris is available in the U.S. and Seiberling in the U.S. and Canada in passenger and LT sizes.
Cheng Shin Rubber Industry Co. Ltd.
(Maxxis International—N. America)
545 Old Peachtree Rd., Suwanee, Ga. 30024
Greg Rauth, John McCalley, Scott Griffin
(800) 462-9947 Fax: (770) 962-7705
The Maxxis brand, available in passenger, light truck, industrial and specialty tire applications, including bicycle, ATV, motorcycle, lawn/garden and wheelchair, is marketed through Taiwan-based Cheng Shin's Maxxis International unit.
Continental General Tire Inc.
1800 Continental Blvd., Charlotte, N.C. 28273
Tom Bruning, dir. replacement sales
(704) 583-8545; Fax: (704) 583-8817
Semperit, fomerly a house brand, is now only available in North America through the Tire Alliance Groupe.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.
P.O. Box 550, Findlay, Ohio 45840
Michael J. Linhart, sales mgr.
Mastercraft, Roadmaster brands
(419) 424-4243; Fax: (419) 424-7353
Joe Faine, sales mgr., Starfire brand
(419) 424-4258; Fax: (419) 424-7353
Bill Nonnamaker, sales mgr., Avon, Dominator, Dean (retail div.) brands
(419) 424-4269; Fax: (419) 424-7353
John Fitzgerald, sales mgr., Dean brand (indep. dealers)
Brands: Mastercraft, Starfire, Dean, Roadmaster, Dominator
Mastercraft and Roadmaster are available worldwide in passenger, light truck (LT) and medium truck sizes, Dean and Starfire worldwide in passenger and LT, and Avon in passenger and LT in North America and Europe. Dominator, formerly a private brand distributed by Triton Tire/Universal Cooperative, is now a Cooper brand available in passenger and LT in North America.
Dunlop Tire Corp.
P.O. Box 1109, Buffalo, N.Y. 14240-1109
Richard L. Cahoon, sr. v.p., sales/ mkting.
Charles Sciandra, national sales mgr., assoc. brands
(716) 639-5200; Fax: (716) 639-5320
Brands: Centennial, Remington
Centennial and Remington are offered in radial passenger, light truck and medium truck sizes in the U.S.
(Kelly-Springfield Tire Co.)
1144 E. Market St., Akron, Ohio 44316
Brandon V. Stotsenburg, general mgr., Kelly brands
(330) 796-1885; Fax: (330) 796-3434
Brands: Kelly, Lee, Star, Hallmark, Monarch, Republic
All six brands are available in passenger, farm, light truck and medium truck sizes.
Michelin North America
P.O. Box 19001, Greenville, S.C. 29602
Bill Notar, marketing mgr., associate brands
(864) 458-4399; Fax: (864) 458-4705
Brands: Cavalier, Riken, Medalist
All three brands are available in passenger and light truck sizes.
Ohtsu Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd.
(Falken Tire Corp.)
10404 Sixth St., Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. 91730
Leslie Heine, adv. promotions coordinator
(800) 723-2553; Fax: (800) 950-2561
Falken, owned by Japan-based Ohtsu, markets Visa passenger and HP tires as well as its Falken flag brand in North America.