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Automotive Maintenance and Tire Centers NTB and Tire Kingdom Partner with Ronald McDonald House Charities

March 13, 2020

TBC Corporation, the parent company to automotive maintenance and tire centers Tire Kingdom and NTB Tire & Service Centers, has announced a new partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). RMHC helps families with ill or injured children stay together, and close to the medical care their child needs at leading hospitals worldwide.

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TBC Corporation Partners with Loggerhead Marinelife Center For "Global Recycling Day" on March 18

March 6, 2020

Every year, the Earth yields billions of tons of natural resources, which scientists say will run out in the not-so-distant future.

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Midas Named #1 Full-Service Auto Brand in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500®

February 18, 2020

Midas, the 63-year car-care brand with the Golden Touch, recently was recognized as the number one full-service auto-service franchise and number 199 overall on The Franchise 500® by Entrepreneur magazine—up 102 spots from 2019.

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Entrepreneur Names Big O Tires in Top 100 on The Franchise 500®

February 18, 2020

Big O Tires, LLC, one of North America's largest retail tire franchisors with nearly 460 locations, was recently recognized as the top franchise in the wheels and tires category and number 91 overall on The Franchise 500® by Entrepreneur up 81 spots from 2019.

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NTB to Sell 112 Locations to Mavis Discount Tire

February 11, 2020

NTB Tire & Service Centers, a TBC Corporation brand and chain of automotive and tire service centers with more than 520 retail locations in the United States, today announced it has entered into an agreement whereby NTB will sell 112 retail stores to Mavis Discount Tire ("Mavis").

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Big O Tires Location in Salt Lake City Celebrates Sales Milestone

January 16, 2020

Big O Tires, LLC, one of North America's largest retail tire franchisors with nearly 460 locations, is proud to recognize its franchisees Kent and Kory Coleman and their team in Salt Lake City, Utah, for their recent accomplishment of $8 million in annual sales at their location at 924 S 300 W. The shop, the first of the Colemans's six franchises with the Big O Tires® brand, has 18 bays, is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art service equipment, and was designed with customers in mind.

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NTB Tire & Service Centers Opens First "Shop of the Future" in Greer, SC

December 4, 2019

NTB Tire & Service Centers, a chain of automotive and tire service centers with more than 520 retail locations in the United States, will be debuting its new "shop of the future" in Greer, SC, on Dec. 18, 2019. The innovative facility marks the first of its kind for the brand.

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TBC Corporation Recognizes Recipients of 2019 ASE Technician of the Year Award

December 2, 2019

TBC Corporation (TBC), one of the nation's largest marketers of automotive services and replacement tires, is pleased to recognize 2019 ASE Technicians of the Year from NTB, Tire Kingdom, Midas and Big O Tires.

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Where's Pastor Leighton? NTB Tire & Service Centers Sponsor Drive Against Homelessness

November 2019

NTB Tire & Service Centers, a chain of automotive and tire service centers and a member of the TBC Corporation family of brands, is sponsoring Pastor Leighton O'Connor’s Mission for Hope. US Homelessness Awareness Tour by donating tires for his Jeep and assisting with service along the way, when possible.

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TBC Corporation Supports Military and Family this Veteran's Day and Every Day

November 2019

TBC Corporation, the parent company to Tire Kingdom Service Centers, NTB Tire & Service Centers, Big O Tires and Midas, supports military and first responders and their families with two programs nationwide in honor of Veteran's Day 2019.

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Midas Car-care brand with the Midas Touch expands in the Heartland

November 7, 2019

Midas, the 63-year, North America-wide car-care chain, is pleased to recognize the expansion of the brand into Sedalia, Missouri (4411 Wisconsin Ave.).

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Tarpon Springs' Tire Kingdom Team Rescues Kitten

November 20, 2019

Tire Kingdom Service Centers associates rescue kitten trapped in car engine.

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TBC Corporation Opens New State-of-the-Art Learning Center in Palm Beach Gardens

October 2019

TBC Corporation, the parent company to Tire Kingdom Service Centers, NTB Tire & Service Centers, Big O Tires and Midas, has built a new South Florida state-of-the-art learning and training center for its associates. Franchisees and supplier partners will also have the opportunity to enjoy the new space during TBC meetings.

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TBC Corporation Donates Cargo Van to Non-Profit Boca Helping Hands

October 10, 2019

When the executives and employees of TBC Corporation, the parent company to Tire Kingdom Service Centers and NTB Tire & Service Centers, heard the plea from non-profit Helping Hands to help get their 25-year-old truck used to deliver meals to underserved children and families repaired or replaced, they didn't hesitate to jump in and help.

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TBC Brands Introduces the Wild Trail All-Terrain XT

November 18, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, introduces its newest all-terrain tire line, the Wild Trail All-Terrain XT, the successor to the Wild Trail All-Terrain. With outstanding on- and off-road performance and fitments for pickups and SUVs, this new tire meets the demands for superior performance.

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TBC Brands Introduces Two New Tire Lines in the All-Terrain Segment

November 5, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, has expanded its exclusive Core Brand program with the addition of the Delta Trailcutter AT4S and Eldorado Sport Fury AT4S.

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Big O Tires Location in Gardner, KS Celebrates 20 Years in Business

October 8, 2019

Big O Tires®, one of North America's largest retail tire franchisors with nearly 460 locations, is proud to recognize Big O Tires in Gardner, Kansas for reaching a 20-year milestone with the organization.

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TBC Brands Expands Harvest King Field Pro I-1 Implement & Power King Rim Guard HD+ Lines

September 30, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, is adding eight new sizes to its agricultural tire line, Harvest King Field Pro I-1 Implement, and two sizes to the skid steer line-up, Power King Rim Guard HD+.

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TBC Brands Introduces the Akuret Implement I-1

September 19, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, introduces a new agricultural value implement offering, the Akuret Implement I-1. Designed with utility and durability in mind, the line equips you with the tools to tackle your tasks head-on.

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TBC Brands Introduces New Tire Brand

July 18, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, is pleased to announce the launch of a new brand, National Tire.

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Midas - Will Helton to Lead Midas as Vice President & General Manager

July 11, 2019

Midas®, one of the world's largest providers of automotive services with more than 2,100 franchised, licensed and company-owned Midas shops in 14 countries, including nearly 1,200 in the United States and Canada, recently announced a change in leadership with the promotion of Will Helton, most recently Division Vice President of the Central US and Canada Regions, to Vice President & General Manager of Midas.

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TBC Corporation Growth Continues

May 22, 2019

TBC Corporation, one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, is once again expanding its footprint via the organization’s company-owned retail brands, NTB and Tire Kingdom.

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Big O Tires Hosts Annual Convention Mardi Gras Style

May 14, 2019

Big O Tires®, one of North America's largest retail tire franchisors with more than 460 independently-owned and operated locations, ascended upon New Orleans for the annual Big O Tires convention at the end of April. More than 800 franchise owners, managers, corporate Associates, and suppliers gathered to head Together Toward Tomorrow – Big O in the Big Easy.

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Tire Kingdom Service Centers Offers Free Tire Care Checks for National Tire Safety Week

May 13, 2019

Tire Kingdom Service Centers®, a chain of automotive and tire service centers and a member of the TBC Corporation family of brands, is reminding customers of the importance of tire safety as the 2019 National Tire Safety Week (May 20-May 27) approaches.

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NTB Tire & Service Centers Offers Free Tire Care Checks for National Tire Safety Week

May 13, 2019

NTB® Tire & Service Centers (NTB), a chain of automotive and tire service centers and a member of the TBC Corporation family of brands, is reminding customers of the importance of tire safety as the 2019 National Tire Safety Week (May 20-May 27) approaches.

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TBC Brands Introduces the Power King Xert-3HD OTR Tire

April 30, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, introduces a new radial tire for loaders and articulated trucks, the Power King xERT-3HD. This OTR tire complements our existing Power King xERT-3 value line and is rated for E-3 and L-3 service.

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TBC Brands Introduces the Trailer King RST Tire

April 10, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, introduces the Trailer King RST. The ST radial tire is Trailer King’s latest generation ST tire built for today’s modern trailer applications.

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TBC Brands Introduces the Harvest King Field Pro AR R-1W

April 4, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, is pleased to introduce an addition to the Harvest King Field Pro family, the AR series R-1W tractor tire.

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TBC Brands to Exhibit Newest Sumitomo and Sailun Truck Tires at the 2019 Mid-America Trucking Show

March 11, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, is pleased to announce its participation in the Mid-America Trucking show (March 28 - 30, 2019) at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY. Sumitomo and Sailun products, including several SmartWay Verified tires, will be on display.

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Midas Wins Newsweek's Best Car-care Company Award

March 6, 2019

Midas®, the North America-wide car-care chain with the Golden Touch, has earned recognition as the most serviced-focused organization in the automotive aftermarket, according to Newsweek magazine's 2019 list of America's Best Companies for Customer Service.

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Tire Kingdom Unveils the First Shop of the Future Concept in West Palm Beach

February 28, 2019

Tire Kingdom® Service Centers, a Florida chain of automotive and tire service centers with nearly 190 locations throughout the state is pleased to announce the opening of the newest store in West Palm Beach, FL; the first to feature the organization's shop of the future concept.

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TBC Brands to Exhibit Sumitomo Truck Tires at the 2019 ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council Meeting and Exhibition

February 19, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, is pleased to announce its participation in the American Trucking Association's 2019 Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition. This year's event will be held March 18-20 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

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TBC Brands Launches Commercial Tire Website

February 14, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, is pleased to announce the launch of a commercial tire website, TBCCommercialTires.com. This new website consolidates all of the tires featured in the Power King and Harvest King commercial programs allowing customers to access both brands in one site.

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TBC Brands Introduces the Sumitomo HTR Enhance LX2|CX2|WX2 Tire

January 31, 2019

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, introduces a premium performance family of tires, the Sumitomo HTR Enhance LX2|CX2|WX2, covering almost every on-road vehicle and driving style.

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Tire Kingdom Service Centers Opens First Panama City Location

January 30, 2019

Tire Kingdom® Service Centers, a Florida chain of automotive and tire service centers with nearly 190 locations throughout the state, is pleased to recognize the opening of its first store in Panama City. The store features six service bays and is equipped to provide a full range of automotive maintenance services.

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Big O Tires Expands Footprint with First Stores in Texas

January 16, 2019

Big O Tires®, one of North America's largest retail tire franchisors, is pleased to recognize the expansion of the brand into the state of Texas by its franchisee, Chris Monteverde. The brand now has more than 455 independently-owned and operated locations in 25 states. Monteverde, an existing franchisee of the Big O Tires brand with 17 locations in California, now owns and operates 25 locations in two states.

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Big O Tires Franchisees Leverage United States Marine Corps Background to Run Successful Business

December 11, 2018

Big O Tires®, LLC, one of North America's largest retail tire franchisors with nearly 450 independently-owned and operated locations, has a franchisee base from diverse backgrounds all with experience that impacts the way they run their businesses. For Tom Coke, Joe Eltringham and Derrick Martin, they attribute their 44 years of combined experience in the Marine Corps, a strong team and the leveraging of experience and resources from a trusted industry leader like Big O Tires.

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Midas Franchisee Recognized by International Franchise Association

November 14, 2018

Midas® franchisee Judd Kyle Shader was honored recently by the International Franchise Association (IFA) with its annual Franchisee of the Year Award.

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Tire Kingdom Service Centers Offering Military Discounts

November 7, 2018

Tire Kingdom® Service Centers, a Florida chain of automotive and tire service centers with nearly 190 locations throughout the state, is pleased to recognize a military discount program every day of the year, not just on Veterans Day.

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NTB Tire & Service Centers Offering Military Discounts

November 7, 2018

NTB® Tire & Service Centers, a chain of automotive and tire service centers with nearly 500 locations, is pleased to recognize a military discount program every day of the year, not just on Veterans Day.

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Big O Tires Expands Footprint

October 31, 2018

Big O Tires®, one of North America's largest retail tire franchisors with nearly 450 independently-owned and operated locations, is pleased to recognize the expansion of the brand into North Dakota with its first location in the state. The expansion into North Dakota now extends the footprint of Big O Tires to 24 states.

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R.O. Writer Releases Version 2.4

October 30, 2018

R.O. Writer, a leader in software solutions for automotive general repair and tire shops, is proud to announce the release of R.O. Writer 2.4.

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NTB Tire & Service Centers Announces Mobile Tire Installation

October 10, 2018

NTB Tire & Service Centers is pleased to announce mobile tire installation, a concierge service designed with the busy consumer in mind. The company will pilot the program in Dallas, Texas.

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Big O Tires Recognizes First Responder Program

October 9, 2018

Big O Tires®, one of North America's largest retail tire franchisors with nearly 450 stores in 23 states, recently announced the company will waive the initial franchise fee for eligible first responders.

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Midas Recognizes First Responder Program

October 9, 2018

Midas, the 62-year-old car care chain with the golden touch, recently announced the company will waive its initial franchise fee for eligible first responders.

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TBC Corporation Rebrands Merchant’s Locations

October 8, 2018

TBC Corporation, one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, is continuing the rebrand of Merchant’s® Tire & Auto Service Center locations to NTB® Tire and Service Centers.

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California Big O Tires Owner Recognized by International Franchise Association

September 28, 2018

Big O Tires®, franchisee Chris Monteverde was honored on September 5 by the International Franchise Association (IFA) with its annual Franchisee of the Year Award.

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TBC Brands Introduces the Wild Spirit HST-C Tire

August 31, 2018

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, continues the expansion of its proprietary core brand programs with the addition of a new product line for the fast growing sprinter and commercial van segment, the Wild Spirit HST-C.

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Big O Tires Recognizes Franchisees of the Year

August 30, 2018

Big O Tires®, one of North America's largest retail tire franchisors with nearly 450 stores in 23 states, is proud to recognize the 2017 Franchisees of the Year.

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Midas Recognizes Franchisees of the Year

August 13, 2018

Midas, the 62-year brand with the Golden Touch, is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of Midas Franchisee of the Year Award. The awards were implemented in 2016 to highlight franchisees commitment to Midas core values, as well as sales growth, community involvement, business engagement and loyalty to the brand.

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Big O Tires Location in Arizona Celebrates 25 Years in Business

June 12, 2018

Big O Tires®, one of North America's largest retail tire franchisors with nearly 450 stores in 23 states, is proud to recognize Big O Tires in Lake Havasu City, Arizona for reaching a 25-year milestone with the organization.

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TBC Brands Introduces Sumitomo ST719 All Position Tire

June 11, 2018

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, has introduced the new Sumitomo ST719 all position tire for metro and regional applications.

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TBC Corporation Continues Expansion with NTB and Tire Kingdom Growth

May 17, 2018

TBC Corporation, one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires through a multi-channel strategy, is pleased to recognize the continued expansion of the NTB and Tire Kingdom brands.

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NTB Tire & Service Centers Offers Free Tire Care Checks for National Tire Safety Week

May 11, 2018

NTB® Tire & Service Centers (NTB), a chain of automotive and tire service centers and a member of the TBC Corporation family of brands, is reminding customers of the importance of tire safety as the 2018 National Tire Safety Week (May 21-May 28) approaches.

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Tire Kingdom Service Centers Offers Free Tire Care Checks for National Tire Safety Week

May 11, 2018

Tire Kingdom Service Centers®, a chain of automotive and tire service centers and a member of the TBC Corporation family of brands, is reminding customers of the importance of tire safety as the 2018 National Tire Safety Week (May 21-May 28) approaches.

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Military Times Names Midas as Nation’s Most Veteran-friendly Car Care Franchise

May 1, 2018

Midas, the 62-year brand with the Golden Touch, has been selected as the sole car-care company on Military Times’ Best Franchises 2018 rankings.

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TBC Brands to Participate in 2018 WasteExpo

April 13, 2018

TBC Brands, one of the largest distributors of private brand tires in North America, is pleased to announce its continued participation in the 2018 WasteExpo in Las Vegas, NV (April 24-26, 2018).

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TBC Corporation Continues Expansion of Supply Chain & Logistics Team

April, 2018

TBC Corporation, one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, recently announced the growth of the leadership team on the Supply Chain & Logistics team to support expansion for the company.

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TBC Corporation Continues Rebrand of Merchant’s Locations

March 19, 2018

TBC Corporation, one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, is continuing the rebrand of Merchant’s® Tire & Auto Service Center locations to NTB® Tire and Service Centers.

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