Tim Phillips

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

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Superlatives for Double Coin’s RLB400 Closed Shoulder Drive Tire

Posted by Tim Phillips on Nov 1, 2022 10:58:20 AM

Talk to trucking professionals who’ve ridden on Double Coin's RLB400 closed shoulder drive tire and you hear such superlatives as “great wear,” “dependable traction” and “sturdy casing” for retreading.

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Topics: drive tires

Double Coin's REM-8 Provides Smooth, Stable Ride for Cranes

Posted by Tim Phillips on Aug 17, 2022 8:30:00 AM

If you live in one of the country’s top metro areas, the presence of cranes looming over the urban landscape is a ubiquitous sight these days. In fact, the value of commercial and multifamily construction starts rose 24% in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period last year in the country’s top 20 metropolitan areas, according to Dodge Construction Network.

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Topics: OTR tires

Construction Hiring & Cash Flow on the Rise!

Posted by Tim Phillips on Aug 3, 2022 11:39:50 AM

New data from Trimble Viewpoint’s Quarterly Construction Metrics Index shows increases in construction hiring and cash flow – positive signs indeed!

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Topics: OTR tires

Oil Drilling is Up; Double Coin's RLB800 Ready to Serve!

Posted by Tim Phillips on Jul 13, 2022 10:16:36 AM

The number of rotary drilling rigs exploring oil and natural gas and developing wells in North America is steadily increasing.

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Topics: drive tires

Weller Provides Commercial Tire Industry Insights

Posted by Tim Phillips on Jul 7, 2022 3:15:03 PM

Tire Business magazine sat down with Walt Weller to discuss the commercial tire outlook for the remainder of the year, and how Double Coin is balancing supply and demand. 

Update:  Double Coin and CMA, a leading tire manufacturer and
marketer, announced Walt Weller will retire from his role as Senior Vice President, effective July 31, 2022. Mr. Weller will serve as a consultant, working with CMA.
Mr. Weller’s retirement follows a tenure with the Company of more than 16 years. 

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Topics: Tire Industry

Modern Tire Dealer Interviews Walt Weller on Commercial Tire Outlook

Posted by Tim Phillips on Jun 23, 2022 2:03:21 PM

Walt Weller, senior vice president of CMA/Double Coin, was one of a few select tire industry executives asked by Modern Tire Dealer magazine to provide insights into the state of the commercial tire market. Here are his comments which were included in a June story in the tire trade publication entitled “Tough Road To Travel.”

Update:  Double Coin and CMA, a leading tire manufacturer and
marketer, announced Walt Weller will retire from his role as Senior Vice President, effective July 31, 2022. Mr. Weller will serve as a consultant, working with CMA.
Mr. Weller’s retirement follows a tenure with the Company of more than 16 years. 

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Topics: Tire Industry

Summer is Heating Up, But Make Plans for Winter Now

Posted by Tim Phillips on Jun 6, 2022 10:40:55 AM

The sun is shining, birds are chirping and the smell of neighbors cooking burgers on the grill is wafting into your yard. If you are a tire dealer or trucking fleet, however, you should be turning your attention to this coming winter!

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Topics: winter tires

Tires Play a Critical Role in Last-Mile Deliveries

Posted by Tim Phillips on Apr 29, 2022 10:17:52 AM

The last-mile delivery trend that accelerated during the Covid pandemic will continue to grow at an exponential rate. In fact, experts say last-mile delivery is projected to be a $90 billion industry by 2025.

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Topics: tire technology

More Love's to Love

Posted by Tim Phillips on Apr 13, 2022 1:03:04 PM

Love's Travel Stops, which carries a full line of Double Coin commercial truck tires, has opened seven Travel Stops in recent weeks in seven states with Speedco tire and mechanical services on site, including tire, lube and light mechanical services on a 24/7 basis.

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Topics: Trucking industry

Dispelling Retread Tire Myths

Posted by Tim Phillips on Apr 5, 2022 10:39:34 AM

With diesel prices and other trucking fleet costs through the roof, fleet managers are searching for savings and operating efficiencies. If you have shied away from retreads for whatever reason, maybe it’s time to rethink. Retreads are a sustainable way for fleets to optimize productivity while cutting down on cost per mile.

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Topics: retreading

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