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Published on October 27, 2014

POST-SEASON TIRE CHECK CAN HELP AVOID PLANTING DELAYS NEXT SPRING

Greenville, S.C. (Oct. 27, 2014) – The end of the harvest season is a good time for farmers to inspect their equipment tires. Repairing or replacing tires during the offseason can help prevent costly delays in spring planting due to tire maintenance issues. James Crouch, farm segment marketing manager for Michelin North America, recommends farmers […]

Published on October 9, 2014

Michelin Marks 10th Anniversary of Ultraflex Tire Technologies

Lower Air Pressure Reduces Soil Compaction, Improves Crop Yields Greenville, S.C. (Oct. 9, 2014) – Advanced tire technology engineered a decade ago is playing an increasingly important role today in meeting the needs of farmers who operate bigger, heavier equipment.  Michelin Ultraflex technologies enable agricultural tires to operate at lower air pressure, helping to improve […]

Published on September 12, 2014

Tire Footprint and Traction Tests at 2014 Farm Progress Show Demonstrate Performance Advantages of Michelin Ultraflex Technologies

Testing conducted by Michelin North America at the 2014 Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, demonstrated the superior performance of Michelin® YieldBib™ VF tires with Michelin Ultraflex technologies, compared to standard technology radial row-crop tires. The results were a larger footprint, which produces reduced soil compaction, better traction and improved fuel economy. An above-ground soil […]

Published on August 4, 2014

Michelin North America to Introduce New 50-Inch SprayBib Tire

Bigger Tire Model Designed to Support Larger Spraying Equipment Greenville, S.C. (Aug. 4, 2014) – Michelin North America is expanding its MICHELIN® SprayBib™ tire lineup with a new 50-inch model, the industry’s first VF sprayer tire offered in this larger size.  The new MICHELIN® VF420/95R50 177D SprayBib™ will share all the qualities of the current […]

Published on March 4, 2014

MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA TO INTRODUCE TWO NEW BACKHOE TIRES IN 2014

MICHELIN® Power CL™ and MICHELIN® BibLoad™ Hard Surface Tires To Result in Full Product Portfolio for North American Backhoe Market Greenville, S.C. (March 4, 2014) – MICHELIN North America Agricultural Tires will expand its current backhoe product offering this year with the introduction of two new tires in 2014 to better meet the needs of […]

Published on August 27, 2013

MICHELIN TO DISPLAY PROTOTYPE OF ITS LARGEST TRACTOR TIRE DURING FARM PROGRESS

New MICHELIN® AxioBib TM RCI 50 tire designed for larger, high horsepower tractors in Europe to meet demand for increased crop output GREENVILLE, S.C. (Aug. 27, 2013) — Responding to demand for increased crop output and use of very high horsepower (HHP) tractors, Michelin Agricultural Tires has introduced its MICHELIN® AxioBib™ IF850/75R42 prototype, the largest […]

Published on August 27, 2013

NEW MICHELIN COMBINE RADIAL LETS FARMERS INCREASE CAPACITY WITHOUT CHANGING RIMS

MICHELIN® MegaXBIB® 580 85R42 runs between 30-inch rows GREENVILLE, S.C. (Aug. 27, 2013) — This harvest, farmers will be able to mount larger-volume straddle dual radials on their combines and straddle 30-inch rows without changing rims – all thanks to a new radial from MICHELIN North America Agricultural Tires. The new MICHELIN® MegaXBib™ 580/85R42 168A8/168B […]

Published on August 5, 2013

MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA TO INTRODUCE NEW LARGE VOLUME RADIAL AT FARM PROGRESS 2013

MICHELIN MegaXBIB 580/85R42 designed for more traction and less compaction in 30-inch rows GREENVILLE, S.C. (Aug. 5, 2013) — After its award-winning launch of the MICHELIN® YieldBib™ radial in 2012, Michelin North America will showcase a new large volume combine tire at the 2013 Farm Progress Show. The new MICHELIN® MegaXBib™ 580/85R42 168A8/168B will extend […]

Published on May 16, 2013

T & W TIRE JOINS MICHELIN COMMERCIAL SERVICE NETWORK AND MICHELIN RETREAD TECHNOLOGIES

T & W to sell commercial truck, industrial, earthmover and passenger/light truck tires; offer service/commercial retreading Greenville, S.C. (May 16, 2013) – Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., today announced that T & W Tire will become a strategic dealer of Michelin and BFGoodrich® products and services.  Joining Michelin as […]

Published on March 1, 2013

MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA EXTENDS ULTRAFLEX TECHNOLOGY LINE FOR HIGH-HORSEPOWER TRACTORS TO REPLACEMENT MARKET

A popular OEM fitment on new high-horsepower 4WD and MFWA equipment, the award-winning MICHELIN® YieldBib™ radial is now available in more sizes and as a replacement tire  GREENVILLE, S.C. (Feb. 13, 2013) — Michelin North America Agricultural Tires announced at the 2013 National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky., it is rolling out two new […]