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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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The Pandemic & Brand Loyalty

Posted by Tim Phillips on Jun 15, 2021 7:53:29 AM

The pandemic has taught us many things, both positive and worrisome. On the positive side for CMA/Double Coin, the pandemic has further improved brand loyalty for Double Coin tires.

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Topics: Double Coin tire brand

Tire Rolling Resistance is Popular Topic Again

Posted by Tim Phillips on May 27, 2021 10:22:27 AM

One gallon of diesel cost an average of $3.13 in the US last month, an increase of 64 cents compared to April 2020. It has only gotten higher in May. Tire rolling resistance, always top-of-mind with tire R&D experts, always gets more attention from trucking fleets when fuel prices go up.

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Topics: SmartWay verified tires

We're Adding to Our Sales Team

Posted by Tim Phillips on May 4, 2021 2:57:51 PM

We're pleased to announce six new additions to Double Coin’s team of sales executives.

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Topics: Double Coin news

A "Hard to Beat" Spread Axle Tire

Posted by Tim Phillips on Apr 12, 2021 1:44:15 PM

If a trailer tire delivers long tread life, a retreadable casing and low rolling resistance, it's done its job right? Not so fast for the spread axle . . . it must also guard against shoulder abrasion.

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Topics: reducing irregular wear

4 Belts for Double Toughness

Posted by Tim Phillips on Apr 1, 2021 8:16:16 AM

We often get comments like this!

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Topics: tire technology

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

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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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