(Akron/Tire Review) Ft. Smith, Ark.-based Trans-American Tire announced that its North Little Rock, Ark., Bandag retread plant has earned ISO 9001:2000 certification.
“We’re joining a North American network of Bandag dealers to offer consistent, quality results to trucking fleets’” says R. Scott Hembree, Trans-American’s chairman. “Implementing the Bandag quality management system and working towards certification has helped my organization to fine tune our operations.
“This will be a continuous improvement process, creating ways to better serve our customers.” Hembree said. “We are the only ISO 9001:2000 certified tire retreader in Arkansas.”
Trans-American has nine locations in Arkansas and Texas that sell Bridgestone, Continental, Firestone, General, Goodyear and Yokohama new tires as well as Bandag retread truck tires.