FINDLAY, OHIO, November 5, 2013 – Hercules Tire celebrated decades-long relationships with five customers during this year’s SEMA show. The companies were honored at a meeting that brought all customers in Hercules’ “HD Division” together for a product and state-of-the-business update.
“It’s a privilege to call these great companies our customers. Being in business together for such great lengths of time really says something special about these customers and about Hercules,” said Jedd Emans, vice president of sales for Hercules Tire. “We feel honored that our companies have enjoyed such enduring partnerships.”
Long-time partners of Hercules Tire that were recognized include:
- Bowen Tire in Western Kentucky (40 years)
- Walker Tire of Omaha (35 years)
- Walker Tire of Nebraska (35 years)
- Hercules Tire Sales of Tulsa/Shamrock Tire of Wichita (30 years)
- Franken Tire/A/B Tire in New Mexico (30 years)
“Hercules has been our number one supplier since starting the business,” said Gregg Sicka, vice president of Hercules Tire Sales and Shamrock Tire. “They’ve been an integral part of our success and our growth and we look forward to continuing the partnership well into the future.”
Hercules Tire distributes the Hercules Tires brand through more than 30 independent wholesalers across the United States, as well as through company-owned distribution. Thirteen of those wholesalers have been partners of Hercules for 30 years or more.
About the Hercules Tire & Rubber Company
The Hercules Tire & Rubber Company, founded in 1952 and headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, is a leading marketer of replacement tires in the USA, Canada and globally. Hercules offers an extensive selection of passenger, UHP, light truck, medium truck, trailer, off-the-road, industrial and specialty tires manufactured by a worldwide supplier network.
Hercules has developed a strong reputation among its customers for its broad range of quality products, making the Hercules Brand and its associate brands some of the most sought-after proprietary brands in the industry. In addition, Hercules distributes over 20 leading national branded tire programs, and collectively offers over 10,000 skus.
Hercules operates regional wholesale warehouses in California, Washington, Oregon, Texas, Arizona, Illinois, Ohio, Florida, Colorado, Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick and Montreal under the name TDW (Tire Dealers Warehouse) or Hercules Tire Canada. Hercules operates on an international basis, in over 75 countries, from warehouses in the USA, Canada, and China under the name Hercules Tire International. In all, Hercules Tire operates over two million square feet of warehouse space globally.
Additional information can be found at www.herculestire.com.