Magna launches agricultural tire for trucks, trailers

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WAALWIJK, Netherlands—Off-the-road tire specialist Magna Tyre Group has launched the Magna AG23, for use on agricultural trucks and trailers.

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Farm tires market growth restrained by weak global commodity prices

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Farm tire sales continues to be weak due to the broader sluggishness in the farm equipment market, however, opportunities exist as global sales are likely to surpass 42 million in 2018. Demand is led by tractors and harvesters, with trailers and sprayers following suit. Sales continue to remain concentrated in the independent aftermarket channel, with OEM and OES complementing demand.

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Trelleborg 6-month earnings improve on 5% growth

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TRELLEBORG, Sweden — Trelleborg A.B. posted a 14.6-percent improvement in pre-tax operating income for the first half of fiscal 2018 on 4.8-percent higher sales.

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Bridgestone to invest $12 million in Illinois tire plant

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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — Bridgestone Americas is investing $12 million to expand off-the-road tire production at its plant in Bloomington, adding multiple sizes and patterns for 29-, 33- and 35-inch OTR tires.

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Michelin introduces ag tires, sponsors skid-steer demo on Tweel

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SASKATOON, Saskatchewan — Michelin North America Inc. exhibited two new agricultural tires, the Michelin CrossGrip and the Michelin AxioBib2, at the Ag in Motion outdoor farm expo in Saskatoon.

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Tires4That.com Makes It Easy to Buy Farm Tires Online

Levittown, PA — (SBWIRE) — 07/06/2018 — Tires4That.com, a leading supplier of lawn mower tires for sale online, has helped make finding and buying reliable specialty tires for their equipment. From ATV tires to tires for farming machinery, Tires4That.com has an inventory that has helped outfit multiple different industries for years. 

One of the most popular specialty tires that Tires4That.com offers their clients is their farm tires. Farmers and farm managers can take advantage of the wide-selection of specialty tires for sale. Some of their farm tires include types like F2, F2M, I3, R1 and R1W. Between their bias and radial designs, Tires4That.com proudly sells over 800 different farm tires. 

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How Ag Tire Sales Are Impacted by Farm Conditions, Whatever the Weather

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While some talk about the weather as having some impact on the passenger tire business, with farming, it’s always all about the weather. Even though we can’t control Mother Nature, by observing the changing patterns, we can prepare for what the weather has to offer and better serve your agricultural customers.

So far in 2018, western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle are facing an exceptional drought, which is having an impact on yield potential. Spring freeze damage also didn’t help much, and 

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Trade groups mostly oppose Trump’s tariffs on Chinese goods

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WASHINGTON — Industry and retail trade groups for the most part are opposed to the Trump administration’s decision to impose import tariffs ranging up to 25 percent on as much as $250 billion in goods imported from China.

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When Will Titan International Inc (NYSE:TWI) Become Profitable?

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When Will Titan International Inc (NYSE:TWI) Become Profitable? Brad Riley Reblog Titan International Inc’s ( NYSE:TWI ) : Titan International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells wheels, tires, wheel and tire assemblies, and undercarriage systems and components for off-highway vehicles in the United States and internationally.

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Double Coin Tires Launches Sales Incentive Programs for Dealers

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Double Coin Tire and China Manufacturer Alliance (CMA) have launched OTR, IND and TBR incentive programs, effective immediately.

“We appreciate our dealer principles and owners and wanted to say thank you by offering incentive programs we believe will continue to build confidence in the quality of Double Coin tires and grow their business,” said Tim Phillips, vice president of marketing and operations for Double Coin.

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