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Les Schwab Tire Centers For Sale

Les Schwab Tire Centers Inc. is for sale. The Bend, Oregon-based company’s board of directors and its shareholders, who are all relatives of founder Les Schwab, have hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to find a buyer.

TRIB’s Stevens Discusses the Impact of Tariffs on U.S. Retreaders

The imposition of aggressive anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Chinese-made medium truck tires arguably has been the most significant development to hit the domestic retreading industry in many years, and the impact of those actions is something that the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) is monitoring closely.

How Truck Tire Retreading Has Changed

Kevin Rohlwing has been in the tire industry for 37 years and has seen a massive shift in retread technology. Gone are the days of technicians eye-balling the tread on the casing. But he says the retread revolution is far from over.

How to Maximize Retread Tire Life

Retread tires offer comparable performance to a new tire in a more environmentally friendly package. Here’s how to make sure they last.

Marangoni Adds New Southern California Dealer

Marangoni Tread North America has announced that Pete’s Road Service in Fullerton, California, has converted its retread operation to the Marangoni family of products, including the s Ringtread and Unitread brands.

The Art of Tire Design

What makes tires so high tech? On the surface, they’re black and round and look pretty much the same. One tire expert digs into the art – and science – of designing truck tires.