Modern Tire Dealer

APR 2019

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45 w w w . M o d e r n T i r e D e a l e r . c o m MA X STOP All-Season Performance Premium Ride Comfort 42 Sizes on Popular Fitments 70,000 Mile Tread Warranty 24/7 Roadside Assistance MAXTOUR LX When it comes to braking, every foot is worth a mile. In a recent 60–0 mph wet braking test, the Maxtour LX stopped shorter than the competition. Introducing the GT Radial Maxtour LX. 140. 7 FT 132. 8 FT 143. 5 FT 144. 3 FT Visit MaxtourLX.com and experience the performance. All trademarks, service marks and product names are the property of their respective owners. Test conducted in Q1 of 2019. Tires tested were size 215/55R17. Individual results may vary depending on vehicle type, tire maintenance, driving style, and road conditions. LEADING COMPETITOR C LEADING COMPETITOR B LEADING COMPETITOR A 2019 rank Company Headquarters Num- ber of plants LT tires per day Truck tires per day OTR tires per day Industrial tires per day Rubber per year (lbs. in millions) Process Total points 2019 25 Ziegler Tire & Supply Co. Massillon, Ohio 2 0 550 0 0 4.2 Michelin (Pre-Mold, Custom Mold) 1,925 26 Valley Tire Co. Inc.* Charleroi, Pa. 1 40 528 0 0 3.1 Michelin (Pre-Mold) 1,916 27 New Holland Tire Inc.* Terre Hill, Pa. 2 5 480 2 0 2.7 Daeho/Elgi (precure) 1,781 28 Monro Inc., dba Monro Commercial Solutions Rochester, N.Y. 3 10 425 5 4 2.0 Goodyear (UniCircle, precure), Oliver (precure), OTR sculpture com- puter cut tread 1,735 29 Community Tire Co. St. Louis, Mo. 1 120 30 30 30 2.5 Mold cure, segmented mold cure 1,689 30 Royal Tire Inc.* St. Cloud, Minn. 3 38 420 3 8 2.8 Bandag (precure, Continuum) 1,673 31 Parrish Tire Co. Winston-Salem, N.C. 2 50 450 0 0 2.7 Bandag (precure) 1,660 32 Sullivan Tire Co. Inc. Norwell, Mass. 3 30 450 0 4 3.0 Bandag (precure) 1,626 33 RDH Tire and Retread Co.* Cleveland, N.C. 1 0 0 35 5 4.5 Marangoni cut tread, mill cut tread 1,610

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