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CEOs of 10 Tire Manufacturers Unveil Two-Year Sustainability Plan

The plan emphasizes tire-emission research, circular end-of-life tire management and enhanced sustainability assessments.

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TIA Inducts Richard Smallwood, Mary Sikora Into Hall of Fame

The two longtime industry executives were awarded for their efforts during the 2023 Tire Industry Honors Program during SEMA.

Dunlop Invests in South African Plant for Tire Production

Dunlop Tires is investing $88.7 million in its Ladysmith, South Africa plant to increase production capacity.

Falken Announces Price Increase on PLT Tires

Price changes may vary across specific products, channels and countries for Falken passenger, light truck and medium truck tires.

Falken Tires Announces Price Increase

Sumitomo Rubber North America announced it will raise Falken product prices by 7%.

Falken’s Rick Brennan Talks New Tires, Manufacturing Investments

In this episode of What’s Treading with Tire Review, presented by AAPEX, SRNA’s Rick Brennan talks Falken’s new products, investments in manufacturing and what’s in store for 2023.

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Matt Leeper Joins Tire Distributors of Georgia

Matt Leeper has joined Tire Distributors of Georgia (TDG) as its vice president of sales and vendor relations.

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SRNA Promotes New VP of Sales

Rob Montasser has accepted the position of vice president of replacement sales, said Sumitomo Rubber North America (SRNA).

Sumitomo Rubber Names New HR Director

Sumitomo Rubber North America (SRNA) has named Maru Trevizo as its director of human resources, overseeing both Falken Tires and Dunlop Motorcycle Tires. Both tire brands are subsidiaries of Sumitomo Rubber and are manufacturers of high-performance tires for cars, trucks, SUVs and motorcycles. Trevizo will assume her duties immediately. Trevizo comes to SRNA with more

Dexterity and Sumitomo Partner on Next Generation of Robots

Dexterity has partnered with Sumitomo Corporation to deploy 1,500 Dexterity-powered robots in warehouses across Japan. The Sumitomo Corporation signed an exclusive distributorship agreement in Japan with Dexterity to push into the Robots as a Service (RaaS) business. Using Dexterity’s SaaS-based robotic intelligence platform will provide customers with full-task robots, the companies say. According to Dexterity,

Sumitomo Recalls Nearly 6,000 Falken Pro G5 CSV Tires

Sumitomo Rubber USA (Sumitomo) announced it is recalling 5,814 Falken Pro G5 CSV tires. An inadequate sulfur level in the tread base compound prevented proper curing of the tread base rubber which the manufacturer says may lead to the tread separating from the tire, causing vehicle instability – increasing the risk of a crash. See

Falken Tires To Launch Commercial Van Sizes In Wildpeak H/T02, A/T3W

Falken Tires has launched multiple sizes for the commercial van segment in both Wildpeak H/T02 and A/T3W. Two sizes in the Wildpeak H/T02 – 235/65R16C and 225/75R16C – with the same sizes in Wildpeak A/T3W – will become available for Ford Transit and Ram ProMaster van fitments beginning in August. In addition, coming in 2023