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Omni’s Timberland Tires Selected as Finalist for Sustainability Awards

Omni United’s Timberland Tires has been selected as a finalist for two sustainable design and innovation awards—The Guardian Sustainable Business Award and WGSN Futures Award. Both awards recognize brands for their design, innovation and sustainability. “It is an honor to have Timberland Tires shortlisted for the prestigious Guardian Sustainable Business Award and WGSN Futures Award,”

Hankook Wins Marketing Award

Hankook Tire America Corp. won a 2016 Business Marketing Association B2 Award for its “Hankook Tire Kicks it into High Gear with Championship Program” campaign. Hankook worked together with Brodeur Partners to develop the public relations and social media campaign to support the tiremaker’s Formula Drift racing sponsorship. “Designed to differentiate the Hankook Tire brand

Conti Receives Supplier Award from O’Reilly Auto Parts

O’Reilly Automotive Inc. honored Continental AG’s commercial vehicles and aftermarket division with the 2015 Content and O’Cat Award. This is the first supplier recognition award the division has received from O’Reilly Auto Parts. “We are proud and honored to receive this prestigious award. It validates our commitment to provide that kind of quality information and

Tire Pros Honors Top Dealers

Tire Pros, a division of American Tire Distributors, honored its top performing franchise owners with performance awards during its sixth annual National Dealer Business Conference in San Diego in February. “Overall, Tire Pros dealers performed very well in 2015,” said Dan Brown, Tire Pros president.  “It is important that we take time during our annual

Two Cooper Engineers Receive Women in Manufacturing Honor

The Manufacturing Institute has honored two Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. engineers with a Woman in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Award for 2016. Heather Mosier, Cooper’s SUV and light truck tire development manager at its North America Technical Center in Findlay, Ohio, and Nichole Williams, a Six Sigma Black Belt at

Bridgestone Receives Environmental Award from Honda

Bridgestone Corp. received an Environmental Award from Honda Motor Co. This is the first time that Bridgestone has been the recipient of the award. “We are extremely honored to receive the Environmental Award from Honda. In order to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society, Bridgestone has established long-term environmental targets looking ahead to

Goodyear to Announce Highway Hero Award Winner

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has named three finalists for the 33rd Goodyear Highway Hero Award and will announce the winner on March 31, during the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Ky. The Goodyear Highway Hero Award has been honoring professional truck drivers since 1983 and recognizes truck drivers for acts of bravery

Wix Filters Earns Supplier of the Year Honor

O’Reilly Auto Parts has named Wix Filters the 2015 Supplier of the Year. This award recognizes suppliers who offer exceptional business to O’Reilly Auto Parts. “Our partnership with Wix Filters is an incredible asset to our organization,” said Tom Seboldt, O’Reilly Auto Parts vice president of merchandise. “This past year, they helped us achieve a

Kumho Wins Design Accolades

Kumho Tire Co. has won design awards for four of its latest products. The tiremaker’s Sealant Tire and Solusu HA31 earned a 2015 Korea Good Design Award from the Korea Institute of Design Promotion. Additionally, Kumho’s Ecsta PS91 and KRA50 were recognized at the 2015 Good Design Awards by the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture

Honda Recognizes ContiTech

Honda Manufacturing Canada awarded ContiTech’s air conditioning hose segment the Value Award at its annual North American supplier conference. This is the second year in a row the product has won the award. “We are extremely pleased to accept this award for the second year,” said Dave Rudyk, business development manager for ContiTech’s mobile fluid

Timberland Tires Wins Sustainable Innovation Award

Omni United’s Timberland Tire brand was honored at Ethical Corporation’s Sixth Annual Responsible Business Awards as runner-up for the “Sustainable Innovation” category. “Timberland has launched a highly innovative partnership into a new commercial segment with sustainability underlying its business venture. The Judges look forward to seeing results and impact next year,” the award judges said.

Trucking Going Strong Despite Challenges

The economy is not great, but not too bad. We’re halfway through 2015, which means we’re also well into the sixth year of recovery since the Great Recession “officially” ended. Based on historical data and the fact recessions are cyclical, you would assume that another recession looms in our future. The good news is that