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Hercules Launches New Premium Truck Tires

Hercules Tires announces the launch of two all new premium truck tires – the Hercules Strong Guard HRA and the Hercules Strong Guard HRD all-position tires. The Strong Guard name is new to Hercules’ commercial products and will be used to denote the brand’s premium medium truck tire products.

Minimizer Launches New Heavy Duty Truck Products

Minimizer is launching two new products – the Trailer Slick Plate and the Tool Caddy. “These products, consistent with our Tested and Tortured brand, offer solution-based answers for those in the heavy duty trucking industry,” said Minimizer CEO Craig Kruckeberg. A self-lubricating polymer plate that attaches to a trailer’s upper coupler, the Trailer Slick Plate

Raybestos Offering Truck, Medium Duty Brakes Pads

Raybestos is now offering a line of brakes pads for commercial fleets – Raybestos Truck & Medium Duty brakes pads. The new brake pads are a single-source solution for fleets using disc brakes from Class 1 hydraulics through Class 8 air disc, the company said. Developed for heavy use the line features all weather stopping

Michelin Offers New Retread

Michelin North America Inc. has introduced a new drive-position retread the Michelin MD XDN 2 Pre-Mold. Designed to deliver longer wear life, lasting durability and outstanding traction, the MD XDN 2 Pre-Mold is for use on regional, medium-duty vehicles with 19.5-inch tires. “Delivery fleets are faced with tough start-stop, turning and curbing conditions as they

Bridgestone Names New Speedco President

Bridgestone Americas has appointed Chris Ripani, former executive director of marketing for Bridgestone Commercial Stores Division, as president of its brand Speedco Inc. Ripani succeeds Scott Damon, who was recently named president of Firestone Industrial Products. In his new role, Ripani will lead and implement the newly formed growth strategy for Speedco, Bridgestone said. Ripani

Bridgestone Hires New VP of Sales

Bridgestone Americas welcomes Bryant Davis as new vice president of sales for the company’s truck, bus and retread tire business. Davis holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of New Hampshire and an MBA in finance from Babcock School of Management at Wake Forest University. Prior to joining Bridgestone, Davis had a 20-year