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WELD Directs Engineering Expertise to Key Customer Segments

Kansas City, Mo. – WELD, manufacturers of WELD wheels, announced today at SEMA 2014 their strategy to apply WELD’s race-winning heritage and expertise to all segments of the high performance wheel market. WELD will speak directly to the different consumers in each market segment through its four brands: WELD Racing, WELD Street & Strip, REKON Off Road by WELD and CCW Forged Performance. This new structure will better connect with customers and clarify each brand’s target market, allowing for more powerful messaging for each type of buyer, and more targeted high performance forged wheels.

“As WELD has experienced unprecedented growth, we’ve increasingly seen the need to make our brand positioning very clear to the marketplace,” said Norman Young, president and CEO, WELD. “This new structure defines who are as a company, and gives us a platform to further expand and grow as a company. We are very excited to make this announcement today at one of the aftermarket’s premier events.”

JEEP JK SHOWS OFF TIMBERLAND’S RUGGED-TO-REFINED LOOK AT SEMA

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2014 – While they won’t be available to the public until next April, Timberland Tires are already receiving plenty of attention, thanks to a customized 2015 Jeep Wrangler JK Sport on display at Omni United’s booth #47017 at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Jeep and its Timberland Tires are the center of attention at Omni United’s 40’ by 80’ booth, located near the convention center’s South Lower Level entrance.

Sporting a set of Timberland A/T 275/55 tires mounted on Black Rhino 20-inch wheels and the Timberland custom logo package, the Jeep underwent a $25,000 customization inside and out by Shoreline Motoring of Huntington Beach, Calif. Its rugged yet refined appearance reflects the active, outdoor lifestyle embodied by Timberland, and would look at home on a city street or on a dirt trail.

OMNI UNITED ANNOUNCES TIMBERLAND TIRES TAKE-BACK PROGRAM Recycling program will incorporate worn Timberland Tires into outsoles for Timberland® shoes

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 4, 2014 – Omni United today announced that Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, will lead a nationwide network of tire recyclers as part of the new Timberland Tires lifecycle. Timberland Tires are the first tires ever purposely designed to be recycled into footwear outsoles after their journey on the road is complete. The announcement was made at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) automotive trade show here at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Timberland Tires was born out of a collaboration between Singapore-based tire designer and manufacturer Omni United and global lifestyle brand Timberland to create a premium line of tires that feature a rubber formulation that is appropriate for the recycling of the tires at the end of their useful life into Timberland® shoes.

TIMBERLAND AND OMNI UNITED LAUNCH FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND CROSS-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP – UNVEILING TIMBERLAND TIRES

Timberland Tires will be the first line of tires purposely created to be recycled
into footwear outsoles at the end of their life on the road

STRATHAM, N.H. and TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Nov. 3, 2014 – Global lifestyle brand Timberland today announced a collaboration with tire manufacturer and distributor Omni United, to create a co-branded line of tires under the Timberland and Radar Tires brands. Timberland Tires will be the first tires ever purposely designed to be recycled into footwear outsoles after their journey on the road is complete. The tires will be unveiled at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) automotive trade show in Las Vegas tomorrow, setting new standards for sustainable innovation in the tire industry.

ODYSSEY® Battery to Present Check to the 2014 Red Bull Global Rallycross Extreme ODYSSEY® Performer Award Winner

READING, Pa. (Oct. 31, 2014) – ODYSSEY® battery by EnerSys®, an official battery of Red Bull Global Rallycross (Red Bull GRC), has announced that it will present a bonus check to the winner of the 2014 Extreme ODYSSEY® Performer Award following the final circuit event of the season in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

The big reward is the final part of a contingency award program developed earlier this year, in which the top three finishing drivers at each race who meet eligibility requirements receive a cash bonus and points award. The driver with the most points at the end of the season receives an additional bonus. A representative from ODYSSEY® battery will present the bonus check to the winner during the post-race trophy presentation on Nov 5.

THE FUTURE OF TIRE ALIGNMENT MEASUREMENT JUST GOT PORTABLE

THE FUTURE OF TIRE ALIGNMENT MEASUREMENT JUST GOT PORTABLE

New Groove Glove™ Handheld Laser Measurement Software Solution Delivers Mobile Technology to Evaluate Consumers’ Vehicle Needs for Replacement Tires and Alignment

CHICAGO (November 4, 2014) – Tire Profiles™ is proud to introduce the new Groove Glove™, a first of its kind laser powered tread depth and alignment measurement instrument that fits in the palm of your hand. Ideal for service centers and tire retailers, the Groove Glove allows technicians to quickly complete a vehicle scan anywhere in the service facility.

TREADSPEC PRECISION LASER DIAGNOSTICS DELIVERS NEW LANES OF PROFITABILITY

SEE HOW TREADSPEC PRECISION LASER DIAGNOSTICS DELIVERS
NEW LANES OF PROFITABILITY FOR REPLACEMENT TIRE SALES AND ALIGNMENTS

New Groove Glove Laser Measurement Software Solution Delivers Tire Retailers and Service Centers a Portable Technology Based Evaluation System

Learn more about Groove Glove and TreadSpec at the
Tire Profiles Inc. Booth #44291

CHICAGO (November 4, 2014) – Today’s automotive dealers have an incredible opportunity for replacement tire sales and alignments in their service bay, but many are only capturing 6.5 percent of the current market, even though 20 percent of their customers need new tires and 30 percent need an alignment.

Until now. A new technology – TreadSpec™ Precision Laser Diagnostics and the Groove Glove hand-held system – is putting these profitability building services in the fast lane for auto dealers and tire retailers. Visit TreadSpec at the SEMA Show to learn more.

RENEW PROTECT AND NANO TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS to debut at SEMA w/ FORMULA-NTS

Atlanta, Georgia - 2014 - RENEW PROTECT, LLC®, AND NANO TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS®, the companies responsible for the most innovative brand in automotive appearance, are excited to announce a first showing at SEMA, on November 4 to 7. Visit us at booths 11639 & 61027, to see and feel why Formula-NTS by Nano Technology has taken the automotive appearance industry to a new level of retail, upsell, and cost-effective potential.

INNOVATIVE NEW PRODUCTS BY RENEW PROTECT, LLC, (2007), INTRODUCES A WIPE-ON ONCE-A-YEAR TREATMENT TO PROVIDE RESTORATION, PRESERVATION, AND DRY ROT PREVENTION.

FORMULA-NTS OF NANO TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS IS NOW WIDELY USED FOR AUTO, MOTORCYCLE, BOAT, RV, AND HOME IN BOTH INDUSTRY AND RETAIL MARKETS.

FORMULA-NTS IS PROVEN AS A VALUE-ADDED AND
LABOR-SAVING PRODUCT FOR NATIONAL CAR SERVICE CENTERS, DEALERS, AUCTIONS, AND THE RV INDUSTRY.

Omni United Reaches $750,000 in Donations To Support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (October 30, 2014) – For the third consecutive year, Omni United continued its Mobilizing Hope campaign and corporate alliance program to support The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF). For every one of Omni United’s Radar brand tires sold between April 2013 and the February 2014, the company pledged to donate $5 per tire, with a minimum donation of $200,000 and a maximum donation of $250,000. With its recent contribution, the company reached $750,000 in total donations over the three-year period.

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