BETHLEHEM, Pa. (Jan. 4, 2001)—Service Tire Truck Centers has opened a new 40,000-sq.-ft. commercial tire center and retreading plant in Vineland, N.J. The new facility replaces a commercial tire center in Rio Grande, N.J., and an older retread plant in Vineland.
"We´re really excited about it," said Walt Dealtrey Jr., COO. About 300 customers, suppliers and associates attended the grand opening for the new facility Nov. 8.
The retread plant is equipped with new Bandag Inc. casing analysis and retreading equipment and has a daily capacity of about 220 tires. The truck service area features new Hunter Engineering Co. alignment equipment.
The combined facility has 36 employees.
Bethlehem-based STTC now has 17 commercial locations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland.