Wix filters parent, Mann+Hummel, boosts sales, earnings in 2017
LUDWIGSBURG, Germany — Mann+Hummel, the maker of Wix automotive oil, air and fuel filters, increased its 2017 sales by 11.8 percent to $3.6 billion (based on annual exchange rate), compared with 2016.
Goodyear's natural rubber procurement plan inadequate, environmental group says
WASHINGTON—Goodyear's new Natural Rubber (NR) Procurement Policy lacks the policy safeguards that would make it a truly effective vehicle for fighting deforestation, land grabbing and human rights abuses, an environmental organization claims.
Triangle hires Metcalfe as finance VP
FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Triangle Tire USA has hired Campbell Metcalfe as vice president of finance and operations.
Yokohama sweepstakes offers VIP soccer experience
SANTA ANA, Calif. — For the second straight year, Yokohama Tire Corp. is giving a dozen youth soccer players and their chaperones the chance to visit London and watch English Premier League team Chelsea FC compete at its home stadium,...
Alliance adding radials to Galaxy OTR tire lineup
LAS VEGAS — Alliance Tire Americas Inc. is expanding its Galaxy-brand OTR portfolio to include radial tires for the first time, starting with four lines, for loaders/dozers, articulated dump trucks, graders and forklifts.
Prime Wheel earns FCA supplier of year award
DETROIT — FCA US L.L.C. has honored Prime Wheel Corp. as one of its 16 top suppliers for 2017, naming the Gardena, Calif.-based company its "Value Optimization Supplier of the Year."
Veteran Iowa tire manager Jim Langseth loves helping clients
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — When it came to tires and auto service, Jim Langseth came for the cars and stayed for the people.
Youngest Edens enjoys technical side of business
SHERWOOD, Ark. — In tire retailing, the store is often a family affair. So it is for Chris Edens, manager of Sherwood Tire Pros, whose grandfather Charlie Edens founded the business in 1982.
CEMB debuts 'clampless' wheel alignment system
GAINESVILLE, Ga. — CEMB USA, the Gainesville-based subsidiary of Italian car repair equipment maker CEMB S.p.A., has introduced to the North American market a clampless wheel alignment system it claims completes alignment measurements in 5 seconds.
West Virginia tire shop manager Neil Ball enjoying career in industry
LOGAN, W. Va. — Neil Ball worked in the construction equipment sales and rental industry until about six years ago, when he got an unexpected telephone call.
Goodyear Q1 earnings plummet as raw materials costs rise
AKRON — Goodyear's net income plummeted 54.8 percent to $75 million despite a 3.5-percent increase in net sales of $3.83 billion in the first quarter, ended March 31, compared with the year-ago period.
Cooper adding UHP line to Mastercraft brand
FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is adding an all-season, ultra-high-performance tire line to its Mastercraft brand — the Avenger M8 — that's both W speed rated and back by a 40,000-mile treadwear warranty.
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