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BendPak Redesigns MaxJax Portable Two-Post Lift

BendPak Inc. is rolling out the new MaxJax M6K portable two-post lift with design, engineering and production improvements. Like all two-post lifts, MaxJax provides clear undercarriage access

Hunter Releases New Heavy-Duty Tire Changer

Hunter is releasing the TCX635HD model to its heavy-duty tire changer lineup. Demonstrations will be shared Nov. 3-5 at the Hunter Innovation Expo. Hunter says the TCX635HD

PTC Introduces New Steering Knuckle Assemblies

According to PTC, its "New Complete Steering Knuckle Assembly" program is designed to save time and reduce warranties by making problematic bearing replacement easier. The company says

NRS Brakes Adds Coverage for 82 New Models

NRS Brakes has added 82 new models to its brake pad coverage. The company says NRS Brakes feature great friction, advanced noise-cancelling piston cushions and shims, and

Video: Customer Service Exercises for Your Tire Shop

Tire Review's Mary DellaValle has customer service tips for your tire business, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Video: Evolution of the Spark Plug

Tire Review's Maddie Winer investigates the history of the spark plug, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

Video: Optimize Your Tire Shop for Google, Part II

Tire Review's Mary DellaValle has tips on not missing out on your fair share of consumer reviews, from the Tire Review Continental Tire Garage Studio at Babcox Media.

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Big O Tires Gets New VP/General Manager

For the last 15 years, Jim Bull has led his Big O Tires field team as divisional vice president of the east division and will now transition to vice president of the organization.

TECH Promotes Two to Marketing Positions

Joe Cole will lead the development and implementation of marketing plans, and Brent Klomparens’s responsibilities include continuing to lead the direct accounts sales team, and as well as the Americas product, digital marketing, and creative design teams.

TBC Corp. Announces Executive Changes

TBC Purchasing Company has announced a slew of retirements and promotions.

Bridgestone Americas Executive VP to Retire

Christine Karbowiak will remain in her numerous roles at Bridgestone Americas until the end of 2020.

JohnDow Industries Appoints New President

Robert Christy joined JohnDow Industries as the company’s vice president of sales and marketing in 2016.

Bridgestone Americas Names New Chief Information Officer

Taren Rodabaugh will lead the strategy and operations of the company's Information Technology departments.

Camso Acquires Material-Handling Businesses from Metro

The acquisition from Metro will expand and strengthen the chain between tire manufacturing, distribution and service for Camso, the company says.

Virtual AAPEX Experience Releases Digital Show Guide

The virtual show guide features all the training, products, equipment and more you'll find at this year's Virtual AAPEX Experience.

Epicor Launches Free ‘Profit Clinic’ for the Aftermarket

The company says the new “EPIC Results” initiative includes free, no-obligation “Profit Clinic” consultations designed to assist business owners and managers in exploring technologies.

Arnott Acquires AccuAir

Arnott says the purchase enables the company to expand its air suspension products within the performance and luxury light vehicle market, as well as within the powersports industry.

Giti Tire Plant Earns Pair of Management Certifications

Giti and GT Radial brands are manufactured at the plant.

Schrader Names Winners of TPMS Tool Bundle Giveaway

The giveaway allowed two randomly selected participants to win one of two S41 TPMS programming and diagnostic tool and sensor bundles.

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How to Capture the Real Value of a Virtual AAPEX Experience

In this episode of What's Treading with Tire Review, we give you the ins and outs for making the most of the Virtual AAPEX Experience.

AAPEX Virtual Experience: What to Expect

The AAPEX Show is using this remote opportunity to shift its focus to you: shop owners and their staff.

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