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New Roadmaster tires, tools debut at MATS 2014

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 3, 2014) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. introduced a number of Roadmaster truck tires and tools for dealers and truckers at last week’s Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, and Tire Business spoke with Cooper executives at the company’s booth about the new products and the company’s supply situation.

Speaking on behalf of Cooper were: Mike Simon, vice president of marketing for Cooper’s North America Tire Operations; Philip Mosier, commercial tire engineer; and Ryan Smith, product segment analyst.

Among the new products previewed at MATS were the RM 181 premium long-haul steer tire and RM 872 long-haul trailer tire, which are expected to be available later this year, and a website devoted to Roadmaster tires.