LANGLEY, British Columbia (Jan. 30, 2002) — O.K. Tire Stores Inc. has announced it has inked supplier agreements with Continental Tire Canada Inc., Pirelli Tire North America Inc. and with Interstate Batteries.
“With the ever increasing presence of (those) manufacturers at the original equipment level, we felt we needed to join forces with these manufacturers to ensure that we filled the voids that may occur when servicing our present and future customers,” said Nelson Gray, senior vice president, purchasing, export and development, in a statement.
Among the approved manufacturers O.K. Tire also offers to its network of dealers are Alliance Tire Co. Ltd., Bridgestone/Firestone Canada Inc., China Manufacturers Alliance, Denman Tire Corp., Goodyear Canada Inc., Kumho Tire Canada Inc. for the Marshal brand, Tire Co. for the Nankang brand, and Toyo Tire Canada Inc.
Langley-based O.K. Tire is a Canadian dealer-owned company with 215 independent tire and auto service locations across Canada. It posted annual retail sales in excess of $250 million (Canadian).