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2012 OTR Tire Market News

Although the question of Europe’s stability has fueled many talks of yet another global recession, this month’s analysis sheds a new light on the strength of expansion and upgrade throughout the industry. A major driving force in previous months has somewhat subsided this month but we still take a look at how Natural Rubber prices […]

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Management and Maintenance of Earthmover Wheels and Rims

Here is some helpful information about taking care of OTR tire wheels and rims. Earthmover wheels and rims are unique in the fact that they are essentially part of a pressure vessel which is being continuously assembled and disassembled. In addition they are subjected to various conditions, extreme loads, chemical reactions, stress and shock through […]

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BRIDGESTONE SAYS, EVEN WITH A 40% CAPACITY INCREASE, WE THINK ITS STILL NOT ENOUGH.

Marketwatch recently reported on continuing OTR tire shortage (some call an “imbalance”). The article spoke about the on-going expansions by Michelin and Bridgestone and their struggle to keep up. The fact is that a booming commodity market will not allow them to catch up the imbalance. No one is expecting a downturn in demand for […]

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Report: China and India

As the declining U.S. dollar and the credit crisis have served to cool the USA economy, foreign investment has remained strong and developing countries continue to expand at break-neck speed. As Monty Guild, of Guild Investment Management, Inc. writes “The credit crisis of 2007 has only amplified the attraction of…investments (into China and India).” Those […]

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