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Former Firestone Exec, Grandson of Harvey S. Firestone Dies

Kimball Curtis Firestone, 90, a former executive of the tire company founded by his grandfather Harvey S. Firestone and the long-time proprietor of a popular Maryland restaurant, died on Monday, June 3, at his home in Middletown, Maryland.

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Bridgestone’s Firestone Rubber Farm Receives Recognition

Bridgestone said its Liberia facility earned the ISCC Plus certification for its efforts in reducing environmental impacts.

Bridgestone’s Firestone Liberia rubber farm receives ISCC Plus recognition
Dennis King: The Tire Industry’s Lucrative Future  

Dunlap & Kyle President Dennis King shares how he is leading the tire distributor and retailer into the future.

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Firestone Partners with National Non-Profit

Firestone will play a role in the Tread Lightly! trail cleanups and team training throughout 2023.

Firestone Polymers Center Earns ISCC PLUS Certification

The pilot plant is the first Bridgestone production facility in North America to receive ISCC PLUS certification.

Craig Tate: The Most Important KPI in the Tire Business (Podcast)

Think of your favorite sports team. At the height of their success, you probably knew their record, some of the players’ stats and all the commentary around what was being said about the team. Now, apply that mindset to your business. That’s what Craig Tate, former owner of Tate Boys Tire & Service, did to

Adopting an Athlete’s Mindset in Business with Craig Tate

Teamwork is key to running a successful business, and no one knows that better than Craig Tate. A second-generation tire dealer with a passion for the tire business, Craig was a college football player who took over his father’s tire dealership with his brother, Chuck, in 2000, and named it Tate Boys Tire & Service.

John Ziegler, Jr.: Challenges that Shaped Ziegler Tire’s DNA

John Ziegler Jr. has rubber running through his veins. The third generation of a 102-year-old tire business, John Jr. grew up busting tires at his family’s Ziegler Tire retail stores in Canton, Ohio. After graduating college, he worked for a short time at a Firestone store, yet the family business, which claims to be one

Forming Relationships To Better Your Business With John Boyle

When you train under “The Captain,” you’re bound to be a captain of the industry in your own right. And John Boyle definitely is. Just ask Johnny g. Like many dealers out there, Boyle grew up in the tire business. He began working as a teenager for his father, Jerry “Captain” Boyle, who founded Englewood

Forming Relationships To Better Your Business With John Boyle (Podcast)

When you train under “The Captain,” you’re bound to be a captain of the industry in your own right. And John Boyle definitely is. Just ask Johnny g. Like many dealers out there, Boyle grew up in the tire business. He began working as a teenager for his father, Jerry “Captain” Boyle, who founded Englewood

S&S Tire’s Swentzel: Secrets to Longevity in the Tire Business

There’s no one secret recipe for business success. Sure, hard work has tons to do with it. Luck helps. And in the case of S&S Tire, you can’t have a successful three-generation business without having a solid foundation. For this Kentucky-based tire distributor, that foundation started with Paul Swentzel, co-founder of S&S Tire who has

Meet the Michael Jordan of the Tire Industry

In this episode of Johnny g & Friends, presented by Firestone, get to know the “Michael Jordan of the Tire Industry.” No, he’s not 6-foot-6 with six playoff rings, but he is the largest car dealer in the state of Florida. That man is Larry Morgan, chairman of Morgan Family Ventures, a high-growth group of