McCarthy Tire Service Closes Retread Plant in Somerset, Pennsylvania

McCarthy Tire Service

McCarthy Tire Service Closes Retread Plant in Somerset, Pennsylvania

AUGUST 17, 2015 – McCarthy Tire Service has closed its tire retread plant in Somerset, Pennsylvania, effective immediately. The plant was dedicated to retreading and repairing off-the-road (OTR) tires for heavy construction and mining vehicles. It produced 40 OTR tires a day.

The company will continue to provide off-the-road retreads to customers. It will source them from RDH Tire and Retread Co. and B.R. Retreading Inc.

“OTR retreading is a highly capital-intensive process,” said John McCarthy Jr., president of McCarthy Tire. “An OTR retread plant needs new equipment every three to four years to stay competitive in the marketplace.”

“McCarthy Tire Service is focusing our energies on the service side of our business for our OTR and commercial customers in order to increase their uptime and production capacity. This includes new tire sales, quality retread tires, and expert service.”

McCarthy Tire has seven medium truck retread manufacturing plants:

  • Albany, Cobleskill, and Dansville, New York
  • Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • Federalsburg, Maryland
  • Manassas, Virginia
  • Charlotte, North Carolina

It will continue to retread industrial tires at its Manassas plant.

McCarthy Tire is ranked number seven Modern Tire Dealer magazine’s list of “Top 100 Retreaders.”

 


 

ABOUT MCCARTHY TIRE SERVICE

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 www.McCarthyTire.com.

 

MEDIA CONTACT

Amy Cameron, 800-724-3506, acameron@mccarthytire.com

1200 800 McCarthy Tire Service
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