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Bridgestone Bandag Achieves Record Year

Bridgestone announced it’s on pace to achieve its highest ever year-over-year growth in its Bandag business with a 9% increase over 2021. The company forecasts year-end sales of Bandag retreads will reach more than 7 million units in North America and anticipates continued growth in 2023 with a $60 million investment in its Abilene, Texas

Southern Tire Mart’s Acquisition Train Keeps on Chuggin’

Southern Tire Mart LLC isn’t letting supply chain woes slow down its expansion plans. In fact, with the recently-announced acquisition of 12 Redburn Tire stores and 26 of Bridgestone’s GCR Tires & Service stores, the commercial tire dealing giant’s national footprint now stands at 172 stores strong, not counting the 51 Southern Tire Mart at

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Bridgestone Invests $60M to Expand Bandag Retread Manufacturing Plant

Bridgestone Americas will invest $60 million to expand its Bridgestone Bandag manufacturing plant in Abilene, Texas. The 50,000-square-foot expansion of the Abilene plant is aimed at the growing demand for the company’s tread rubber products, driven by the rapid growth of its retread business, Bridgestone says. The expansion includes an immediate increase in operational activity

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Bridgestone Announces Bandag Price Increase in U.S., Canada

In response to current market dynamics, Bridgestone announced it will increase prices up to 15% on all Bandag tread, cushion and some ancillary items, in the U.S and Canada effective Aug. 1. Members of the Bridgestone Commercial Sales teams are contacting customers to provide more detailed information about the changes.

Bridgestone Introduces New Bandag Drive Tire Tread

Bridgestone Americas has launched its new Bandag B713 FuelTech drive tire tread, which the company says is engineered to increase retread value for fleets. The new tread is SmartWay verified and delivers fuel efficiency as well as improved wear life without compromising on traction or reliable performance, the company says. The company says key innovations

Bridgestone Introduces New Bandag Drive Tire Retread

Bridgestone Americas announced the launch of the new Bandag B713 FuelTech drive tire tread, engineered to increase retread value for fleets. The new tread is SmartWay verified and delivers fuel efficiency as well as improved wear life without compromising on traction or reliable performance, the company says. The company says that the innovations to the

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Bridgestone Increases Price on Bandag Retreads

Bridgestone says it increased prices up to 17% on all Bandag retread rubber and cushion in the U.S. and Canada in response to current market dynamics. The company says ancillary products will also see an increase respective to current market conditions. Members of the Bridgestone commercial sales teams are contacting customers to provide more detailed

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Penske, Bridgestone Extend Technology, Sustainability Partnership

The two companies say they will pursue ongoing collaboration on technologies and products that offer more efficient and sustainable outcomes for fleet mobility and fleet management.

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Bridgestone Lifts Price on Some Bandag Products

As of Sept. 1, the company increased prices up to 10% on various Bandag products in the U.S and Canada.

Tips for Selling Retread Tires to Vocational Fleets

Just as the tire manufacturers have multiple new tire products to meet various demands, their retread arms and independent retreaders can meet those same needs through retreaded tires.

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Bridgestone to Increase Commercial, Retread Prices April 1

The company says this price adjustment is a necessary step as Bridgestone continues to manage increased business costs.

Bridgestone Launches New Bandag B123 FuelTech Retread

Through its rib design, Bridgestone says the Bandag B123 retread is engineered to fight irregular wear and enable longer tread life for fleets.

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