SINGAPORE (Oct. 17, 2005) — International tire distributor Omni United (S) Pte. Ltd. of Singapore is launching the Leao brand of Chinese-made truck and bus radial tires for both the U.S. and European markets and will expand the brand next year to include passenger and light truck tires.
Omni United, which is represented in the U.S. by Omni United USA Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla., did not identify which Chinese company is making the brand, which is being offered in both rib and lug designs.
In the U.S., Omni already markets the Roadlux brand truck and bus radial tires, and in Europe it markets the Chao Yang brand made by Hangzhou Zhongce Tyre Co. Ltd.
Omni United said interested dealers can order multiple sizes and patterns in the same container.