Company Receives Award from Industry Publication for Third Consecutive Year
GREENVILLE, S.C. (Feb. 7, 2012) – The MICHELIN® XDR™2 haul truck tire was recently recognized by "Aggregates Manager" magazine as one of the publication's " Top 25 Rollouts for 2011." According to the publication, products that enrich the aggregates industry with innovation, productivity and greater competition were selected for the award.
Michelin was also honored with a Top 25 Rollout award in 2009 for the XHA™2 loader tire and in 2010 for the X-TRACTION™ haul truck tire. The XDR2 haul truck tire offers up to 20 percent more tread life than its predecessor, the MICHELIN XDR™ tire. Introduced at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in March 2011, the XDR2 tire is available in a 27.00R49 size.
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 has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires. Since 1989, Michelin has received 80 J.D. Power tire customer satisfaction awards—five times the number of all other tire manufacturers combined. In addition to tires, 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 about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants.