HILO, Hawaii (Jan. 3, 2013) — East Bay Tire Co. has acquired R&G Tire Center Inc., a commercial and retail dealership in Hawaii with locations in Kona and Hilo.
R&G Tire has had a long-standing relationship with East Bay, which has been one of the company's primary suppliers since it was founded in 1998, East Bay Tire said.
The dealership's two locations on Hawaii's "Big Island," in Kona and Hilo, carry a variety of consumer, industrial, farm, OTR, lawn and garden and commercial truck tires, according to East Bay.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The staff of R&G Tire, including founders Rod and Ginger Carvalho, will remain on board with the company under its new ownership. Mr. and Mrs. Carvalho, who bring 38 years of industry experience, will take on the roles of location manager and office manager, respectively.
Their daughters Kim and Jennifer Carvalho will continue to work at the Hilo location, East Bay said.