“We are kicking off 2008 with the announcement of three new SUV lines and an exciting new UHP tyre currently in development,” Joe Recchia told Tyres & Accessories. “Our Ironman Radial AP, Merit All Country AT & Hercules MR IV SUV tyres are all fantastic additions to our SUV line. It’s been an incredible year,” he continued, adding: “Hercules Tire International has never looked better.”
Hercules recently announced far reaching plans to become a global operation by opening a number of regional offices in strategic markets around the world. The first was opened at the end of last year and will serve the Latin American and Caribbean markets. Next up are offices in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Europe.
Hercules Tire International describes itself as the world’s largest independent tyre supplier. The proprietary private brand programmes the company offers includes names such as: Hercules, Merit and Ironman. Hercules Tire International offers 25 international programmes providing 25,000 stock keeping units to 92 countries.
Nexusco a South African importer and distributor of the full Hercules range of passenger, SUV, 4X4, Truck and OTR tyres. “Over the past few years these tyres have gained an undisputable reputation for reliability and good value in the Southern African market, and we continue to grow market share, whilst offering a quick delivery service to any part of the continent. We welcome all enquiries from South and Southern African customers, so we encourage you to visit our stand at the Tyrexpo exhibition held at the Sandton Exhibition Centre from Mar. 4-6, Booth E01,” company representatives told T&A. (Tyres & Accessories/Staffordshire, U.K.)