AboutYOHTA Team

The YOHTA Team is a collaboration of Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America's product managers, field engineers, sales team, and marketing members. The team is committed to delivering high-quality information about the fields of agriculture, construction, forestry, material handling, mining, trucking, and other OTR applications—along with the tires used in them.

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Sep 26, 2022 1:54:09 PM

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Compact Tractor Tires for Fall Cleanup

Compact Tractor Tires to Keep You from Falling Behind This Autumn

Compact tractors are a vital piece of equipment for many landscapers and small acreage owners. These valuable machines shine throughout the year—from mowing in the summer to snow removal in the winter—however, it’s the gold, crimson, and yellow leaves of autumn that highlight the true colors of this easy-to-use and versatile piece of equipment that can speed up time-consuming tasks like fall chores and cleanup.

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Topics: Turf Tires, Compact Tractor Tires

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Sep 15, 2022 11:51:01 AM

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New Galaxy AT Grip Steel Skid Steer Radial from Yokohama Off-Highway Tires Reflects Built-From-The-Ground-Up Customer Focus

The new Galaxy AT Grip Steel steel-belted skid steer radial from Yokohama Off-Highway Tires was designed from the ground up in close consultation with skid steer operators and industrial tire dealers. The result is a revolutionary, all-around performance design engineered to deliver higher performance and longer tire life for skid steers.

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Topics: Skid Steer Tires, Press Release, Galaxy Radial Tires

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Sep 14, 2022 1:13:26 PM

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Fighting Inflation in Construction with…Inflation

The Pressure to Offset Rising Costs 

Inflation is top of mind for everyone in the construction industry, as prices have increased for everything from softwood to steel. Rising costs have put enormous pressure on today’s construction companies, and have challenged them to adopt new tactics to prevent escalating expenses from eating into their margins, reducing their liquidity, and ultimately hurting their profitability.

Inflation is also a strategy construction businesses can employ to fight rising costs—the inflation pressure of their equipment's tires, that is.

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Topics: Construction Industry, Construction Tires

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Sep 8, 2022 1:47:43 PM

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Ed Cornish and the Yokohama RR42

Putting the Yokohama RR42 to the Test at the Port of Tacoma

With over 95% percent of imported cargo entering the U.S. arriving by ship, ports play a critical role in the global supply chain. It’s at ports where containers from around the world are transferred for further distribution via inland transportation such as rail and truck and vice versa. Ports like Pierce County Terminal in Tacoma, Washington, employ a variety of equipment to keep goods moving, including straddle carriers that depend on tires like the Yokohama RR42 to keep them operating at peak levels of performance.

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Topics: Yokohama RR42, Yokohama OTR

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Sep 1, 2022 2:13:20 PM

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Safety Tips for OTR Tire Inspections and Service Calls

How OTR Tire Personnel Can Safely Inspect and Service Tires  

Selling and servicing OTR tires presents some unique risks to personnel in the field. From the massive size and weight of mining and construction equipment to the unfavorable conditions they tend to operate in—often at night and in all types of weather—OTR salespeople, field service engineers, and technicians commonly face a complex environment with numerous potential hazards.

Prioritizing safety and following a few best practices when inspecting tires in the field are simple steps toward preventing mishaps and ensuring everyone returns home safe and sound at the end of the day.

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Topics: OTR Tires, Safety

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