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Oct 18, 2021 2:26:28 PM

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Growing Profits: Carbon Farming and Ag Tires

Tires for Farmers Harvesting Carbon

The number of carbon farming opportunities and interest in carbon capture continue to grow as more and more businesses both inside and outside of agriculture take steps to make their operations greener. While carbon farming is still in its infancy, this could develop into a good, market-driven opportunity that enables farmers to make some money while they manage the health of their soil. 

Conservation practices—like cover crops and no-till—are at the forefront of carbon farming, but other factors, like the tires ag equipment rides on, can have an enormous influence on successful implementation and a farm’s profitability. 

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Topics: Farm Tires, Agricultural Industry, Agricultural Tires, Agriculture, IF/VF Tires

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Sep 29, 2021 12:42:19 PM

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Why Choose a Solid Skid Steer Tires for Puncture-Prone Applications

Solid Skid Steer Tires for Puncture-Prone Applications

Historically, pneumatic tires have been a fixture on skid steers; however, as the number of tasks these versatile machines are asked to perform continues to grow, so do the kinds of tires available for them. There is no one-sits-fits-all tire solution for today’s skid steers, but pairing the “right” tire to the conditions your machine works in can pay off—improving everything from productivity to profit. For example, solid skid steer tires offer numerous advantages to machines working in harsh, puncture-prone environments in applications like demolition, scrap, waste, and recycling.

Here are five reasons why skid steer owners operating in some of the most challenging applications are turning to solid tires.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk SDS, SDS Tire, Solid Tires, Beefy Baby SDS, Super Smooth SDS

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Sep 20, 2021 1:34:59 PM

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New Yokohama RR42 IND-4 Tires for High-Efficiency Straddle Carriers

Building on its dominance in the global port and container handling industry, Yokohama Off-Highway Tires has released its popular Yokohama RR42 IND-4 steel-belted radial in the 480/95R25 size. Capable of loads of up to 37,500 pounds (17,000 kg) at 15 mph and rated for speeds up to 21.7 mph (35 kph), the larger version of the RR42 is built for the new class of straddle carriers that are increasing container handling efficiency.

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Topics: Press Release, Corporate, Yokohama RR42

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Sep 16, 2021 11:07:52 AM

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How New Tires Can Improve Forklift Performance

Increasing the ROI of Forklifts with Tires 

Forklift tires have a lot of responsibilities—they connect a machine to the ground, transfer horsepower, provide suspension, and stabilize loads. Forklift tires also contribute to everything from the productivity of your equipment to its maintenance costs to the safety of your operators. Consequently, equipping forklifts with good-condition, high-quality tires can have a huge impact on all aspects of a business, most notably on its bottom line.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Galaxy Yardmaster SDS, Forklift tires

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Sep 14, 2021 3:53:10 PM

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Yokohama Off-Highway Tires Tirunelveli Plant Gets the Caterpillar SQEP Platinum Certification

Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (YOHT) today announced that its Tirunelveli Plant in India has been awarded the Platinum Certification through Caterpillar Inc.’s Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). This certification is only awarded to suppliers who meet a stringent list of performance standards based on outstanding quality, cost and on-time delivery set by Caterpillar Inc.

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Topics: Press Release