McCarthy Tire Service Acquires P.J. Dooling Tire Company

McCarthy Tire Service

McCarthy Tire Service Acquires P.J. Dooling Tire Company

June 26, 2017

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania – June 26, 2017 – McCarthy Tire Service, the sixth largest commercial tire dealer in the United States, has purchased P.J. Dooling Tire Company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The company specializes in industrial and off-the-road (OTR) tire sales and service, with a special expertise in foam filling and pressing.

“I am looking forward to working with the Dooling Team,” said John D. McCarthy Jr., president of McCarthy Tire Service. “This acquisition is a great addition to our existing footprint. The Dooling family exhibits many of the same ‘service the customer’ philosophies that we have, so we believe it will be a seamless transition for their customers.”

Dooling Tire’s tire sales and service operations will be merged into McCarthy Tire’s current commercial location in nearby Trainer, Pennsylvania. Twelve employees, including brothers Greg and Paul Dooling, will join McCarthy Tire Service.

The Dooling brothers noted, “We are excited to continue our 110-year family tradition as part of McCarthy Tire Service.”

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

McCarthy Tire Service, in business since 1926, is the sixth largest independent commercial tire dealership in North America with 2016 commercial-related sales of $301 million. It is also ranked as the eighth largest independent retreader of light truck and medium duty truck tires, and one of the top 50 retail tire dealers in the country.




Founded in 1926, McCarthy Tire Service is a family-owned and operated tire dealer headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The company has more than 60 service locations and 10 Bandag retread tire manufacturing plants along the east coast of the United States. McCarthy Tire is the sixth largest independent commercial tire dealer and one of the top 50 retail tire dealers in the country. The company offers tire sales and service; automotive mechanical services and repairs; fleet services; truck mechanical services; 24-hour commercial roadside assistance; and retread tire manufacturing. For more information, visit



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