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: Epicor Launches Free ‘Profit Clinic’ for the Aftermarket Service: Hunter Releases New Heavy-Duty Tire Changer News: Arnott Acquires AccuAir Underhood: PTC Introduces New Steering Knuckle Assemblies 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.