Tire Factory Hires New Operations Officer (Akron/Tire Review) Portland, Ore.-based Tire Factory has hired Anthony Showen as its new chief operations officer. Advertisement ByTire Review Staff on September 28, 2006 Showen joins Tire Factory with more than 15 years of experience in operations and manufacturing.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Tire Factory is a marketing group with some 180 retail locations in 11 western states. Advertisement In this article: Click to comment News: Michelin Challenge Design Gets New Name in 2021 Service: Michelin Introduces Digital Services Platform for Fleets News: Titan Outfits Largest Tractor with World’s Largest Farm Tires Undercar: ESCO Debuts HD Stud Kleen for Commercial Trucks Advertisement WEBINARS Watch a webinar for free on-demand! PODCASTS Listen to the latest episode on "What's Treading". SUBSCRIBE Get the latest news in Tire Review World Tire Report.