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Hankook Reviews a Busy 2017 in North America and Previews 2018 – RetreadLife.com

For Hankook Tire America Corp.,  2017 saw the opening of its first North American production plant, the release of a made-in-USA tire and a sustained brand awareness campaign orchestrated from its new headquarters in Nashville, Tenn.
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Goodyear in Review: the Many Attempts to be ‘Blimp Worthy’ in 2017 – RetreadLife.com

Was 2017 a good year for Goodyear? That’s a relative question. But the company, as Chairman, CEO and President Rich Kramer keeps saying, continues to follow its long-term strategy of embracing the revolutionary changes in technology (he calls them a “disruption”), catering to millennials, and “to work from the market back” to deliver the tires dealers demand the most, especially high value-added tires such as the Goodyear WeatherReady.
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2017 Year in review: Recycling continues forward push in many areas – RetreadLife.com

WASHINGTON—Recycling companies were active on many fronts in 2017 as they continued to make major strides forward, just as rubber businesses in other areas advanced their programs in recycling and sustainability.
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2017: a ‘volatile’ year in review – RetreadLife.com

AKRON — 2017 proved to be a volatile year with numerous highs and lows but no single overriding “story of the year.”
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Top 10 of 2017: Supply imbalance – RetreadLife.com

This month, RPN looked back at the stories that shaped the industry. Today, we conclude our look back at the year’s top stories with our choice for the No. 1 story of 2017.
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TBC Associates Receive 2017 ASE Technician of the Year Award – RetreadLife.com

TBC Corp. reports four associates from company-owned locations were the recipients of the 2017 ASE Technician of the Year Award.
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2017 YEAR IN REVIEW: Litigation abounds for tire companies – RetreadLife.com

WASHINGTON — Litigation was either a major headache or a major benefit for tire companies in 2017, depending on the case.
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TBC Associates Receive 2017 ASE Technician of the Year Award – RetreadLife.com

TBC Corp. reports four associates from company-owned locations were the recipients of the 2017 ASE Technician of the Year Award.
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Photos: 2017 Tire Dealer of the Year – RetreadLife.com

For the first time in the award’s 25-year history, a pair of brothers was named winners of Modern Tire Dealer’s Tire Dealer of the Year Award. Mark Rhodes and Scott Rhodes are the second-generation owners of Plaza Tire Service Inc., based in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
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2017 Year in review: Non-tire firms expand, consolidate – RetreadLife.com

Throughout 2017, most of the non-tire sector saw investments, with new plants popping up and new deals that reshaped the landscape of the industry.
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