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ZC Rubber celebrates 5G digital factory production

ZC Rubber said the new 5G digital factory fully utilizes digital technology and is dedicated to producing tire products.

Sailun to Open North American Factory in Mexico

The planned Mexican factory will boost Sailun’s annual production by 6 million semi-steel radial tires, representing an investment of $240 million.

Point S Expands Tennessee Warehouse Space with Acquisition

Point S USA is expanding its tire warehousing and distribution footprint in Memphis, Tennessee with the acquisition of Nussbaum Distributing.

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Progress Continues on North Carolina Triangle Tire Plant Despite Hurricane

Safe from Hurricane Florence, construction on the new Triangle Tire plant being built in North Carolina is being prepared for construction to begin.

Senator Tours Giti Tire Plant in South Carolina

Giti Tire’s new plant in South Carolina recently hosted U.S. Senator Tim Scott.

Point S USA Continues to Grow

In the spirit of evolution, Point S USA moved its 2017 Annual General Meeting to Phoenix to announce the latest advancements and updates for independent Point S and Tire Factory dealers.

Walter Lybeck Promoted to Tire Factory CEO

Walter Lybeck, the former chief financial officer and current interim CEO for Tire Factory, has been named CEO of the co-op. The position has been vacant since August 2015 when former CEO John Kreidel left Tire Factory. Lybeck joined the company in 2010 as CFO and served as interim CEO during the CEO vacancy. “Our

Tire Factory Celebrates Brand Transition at Annual Meeting

Tire Factory Inc. celebrated the company’s rebranding to Point S Tire and Automotive at its annual meeting, entitled Quest for the Best, in Portland. To date, the company has had 28 stores rebrand to Point S and 41 will be rebranded by the spring of 2016. The company announced it plans to have 100 Tire

Tire Factory, Unipneu Stores to Become Point S

Beginning next month, Tire Factory group stores will begin flying the Point S banner over their group stores. And across the border in Canada, Montreal-based Unimax Tire will have 115 of its Unipneu brand retailers will also be joining the Point S network, and will be changing it that brand by the end of 2015.

Tire Factory Looking to the Future

More than 450 attendees participated in the 2015 Tire Factory Annual Meeting in Portland, Ore., announcing year-end results and addressing new business.

Tire Factory Hires Director of Sales

Tire Factory has added Clint Young to its management team as the company’s new director of sales. Young has several years in sales management and spent 18 working with Enterprise Fleet Management. He spent his first week within the tire business earning his TIA P/LT certification. “We are very excited to have Clint join our

Watson Joins Tire Factory

Todd Watson joined the Tire Factory team as director of merchandising. Watson earned his Tire Industry Association P/LT certification in a Tire Factory member store and has experience in both management and merchandising within many different industries. He was most recently employed by the Kroger Co.