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VALLEYFIELD (Quebec), January 12, 2015 – We are pleased to announce that Martin Lussier is stepping into the role of new President and that our Customer Service team is growing.
Mr. Lussier has been working at Plombco for over 15 years and was previously Vice President, Marketing since 2013. He also has held the position of Vice President, Business Development from 2009 to 2013. He brings a great mix of visionary, industry knowledge, leadership and concern for the job well done. We wish him all success in his new challenges and responsibilities.
Stéphane Bilodeau has recently been appointed to the position of Director, Customer Service. He has over 17 years of experiences with customer relation management. He is looking forward to contributing his knowledge to Plombco. His main goal is to bring the excellent service already provided by Plombco to a new standing. Plombco is pleased to count Mr. Bilodeau, as part of its growing organization.
November 13, 2014
Las Vegas, NV – Drivers looking for better traction and mileage can find this news interesting, as ZAFCO exhibited a number of tire brands at Las Vegas Convention Center from November 4th to 7th, 2014. Being an active participant, ZAFCO unveiled a wide range of categories of its very own brand – ZEETEX –including PCR, TBR, Winter, and SUV / 4x4, claiming to offer the best traction and mileage, while favoring the environment as well.
For UHP category, ACCELERA tires seemed to grab the attention of dealers and distributors, as the number of drivers seeking ultra-high performance is pretty sound in the U.S. However, on the other hand, ARMSTRONG and FORCEUM focused on a single category each where they showcased their TBR and PCR categories, respectively.
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.”
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
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.
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.