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Tim Phillips

Tire industry veteran Tim Phillips was recently appointed Vice President of Marketing and Operations for CMA/Double Coin

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558 Containers on the Water!

Posted by Tim Phillips on Mar 1, 2021 2:26:34 PM

To succinctly sum up the state of the U.S. construction industry, you might say, “2020 bad, 2021 good!”

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Topics: OTR tires

4,000 a Day!

Posted by Tim Phillips on Feb 2, 2021 9:59:25 AM

Analysts are mixed on the 2021 trucking freight outlook, but agree that constraints exist, including tire supply. We're doing our part at CMA/Double Coin; our new highly advanced plant is producing 4,000 TBR and OTR tire units each day!

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Topics: Trucking industry

Protect Your Tire Investment - 4 Steps

Posted by Tim Phillips on Jan 7, 2021 7:28:40 AM

We received this question recently on our Facebook page: "What are the keys to maintaining new tires to ensure the best on-road performance?

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Topics: tire maintenance

Spec’ing TBR Tires for Optimum Fuel Savings

Posted by Tim Phillips on Dec 16, 2020 3:38:47 PM

A question from a Facebook follower:  To achieve fuel savings from my tires, should I start with fuel efficient steer, drive or trailer tires?

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Topics: Fuel efficient tires

On The Road & Slogging Through Mud

Posted by Tim Phillips on Dec 9, 2020 7:19:03 AM

We received this question recently on our Facebook page from an owner operator:  My rig spends a good deal of time on the road, yet also slogs through the mud and on crushed stone going to construction sites? What is the best compromise in terms of such variables as tread pattern and compound?

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Topics: drive tires

"Tour" the New Double Coin Tires Warehouse

Posted by Tim Phillips on Nov 19, 2020 2:25:24 PM

We would love for all our customers to tour our new warehouse in Houston, TX, (our largest in North America) in person, but here's the next best thing - a video tour that showcases just how state-of-the-art this new facility is.

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Topics: Double Coin news

Three Main Factors in Tire Rolling Resistance

Posted by Tim Phillips on Nov 18, 2020 1:02:13 PM

Three main factors impact the rolling resistance in a tire: tread compounding, tread pattern design and tire structure. Tests show over 50% of the rolling resistance of a tire is generated from the tread and belt package; as such, many research hours are spent to study and improve these components.

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Topics: SmartWay verified tires

The Key Variables in TBR Tires

Posted by Tim Phillips on Nov 5, 2020 9:04:19 AM

What variables typically exist in looking for a medium/heavy truck tire?

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Topics: tire technology

Double Coin Launches New FT125+ Super Wide Trailer Tire

Posted by Tim Phillips on Oct 27, 2020 7:18:10 AM

We are thrilled to introduce the new FT125+ super wide trailer-position truck tire after the completion of successful road tests in the U.S. and Canada. This tire is expected to perform especially well in a tanker truck trailer application.

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Topics: Double Coin news

Improve Bottom Line With Smart Money Program

Posted by Tim Phillips on Oct 22, 2020 3:20:44 PM

Double Coin believes that, in a world of shrinking margins and rising costs, value has never been more precious.

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Topics: Double Coin news

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Double Coin tires deliver exceptional value for a wide variety of commercial applications, including trucking, construction, mining, ports and agriculture. Our goal with this blog is to also provide valuable information for those working in these industries. "Smart" wins in today's competitive business environment.

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