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Northern California Tire Dealer Joins MICHELIN Commercial Service Network
East Bay Tire offers 70 years of professional service to customers
GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 16, 2016 — Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., announced that East Bay Tire Co. will join the MICHELIN® Commercial Service Network™ (MCSN), expanding the MCSN coverage in California. With 70 state-of-the-art service trucks and 60 TIA-certified service specialists, East Bay Tire will offer a complete range of services, including repairs, inspection and alignments, MICHELIN® ONCall 24/7/365 emergency road service (ERS), and MICHELIN® TIRE CARE preventative tire monitoring.
"Continuously serving the northern California area for 70 years demonstrates the level of quality and service East Bay Tire provides to its customers," said Ralph Dimenna, chief operating officer for Michelin Americas Truck Tires Division. "This addition solidifies the presence of the service network in California. On behalf of Michelin, we welcome East Bay Tire into the MCSN family."
East Bay Tire will provide professional service to commercial customers with MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich® and Uniroyal® products that include commercial and heavy truck, industrial, earth mover, agricultural, ATV, lawn and garden, golf cart, trailer and passenger/light truck tires. East Bay Tire offers MICHELIN® retreads and is a partner with Oliver Rubber, operating EBT Eco, a centrally-located tire retread plant on the island of Oahu. The fourth-generation family-owned business operates eight commercial/retail locations in northern California including:
- San Jose
"After a 20-year partnership with Michelin, East Bay Tire is honored to be a part of a very exclusive network of dealers focused on offering the best products and services in the country for commercial fleets," said George Pehanick, chief executive officer of East Bay Tire.
MCSN footprint with several members added over the past few months. The addition of East Bay Tire brings the MCSN to approximately 600 locations across the United States. Through this network, Michelin provides fleet customers with a comprehensive service package, including online reporting, MICHELIN ONCall 2.0 ERS, MICHELIN TIRE CARE tire-monitoring program, and access to skilled technicians and professional equipment, all of which are backed by rigorous certification and audit standards.
About East Bay Tire
East Bay Tire Co. is a fourth-generation, family-owned tire wholesaler, exporter and commercial dealer with 11 locations across California and Hawaii. East Bay Tire carries one of the largest inventories of major brand commercial and heavy truck, industrial, earth mover, agricultural, passenger, light truck, ATV, lawn and garden, golf cart and trailer tires in the U.S. as well as a variety of tire products including tubes, flaps and wheels. With state-of-the-art service trucks and a market-leading staff of TIA certified service specialists; East Bay Tire has been serving customers in California and Hawaii since 1946. For more information, visit www.eastbaytire.com.
About Michelin North America
Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs more than 22,750 and operates 20 major manufacturing plants. To learn more about truck tires and services, visit www.michelintruck.com.
Mary Ann Kotlarich
Michelin North America