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All You Need To Know About STTC’s Road Assist™ Road Service Program

  • November 09, 2017
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If it’s the middle of the night, and your rear trailer tires just blew out, and you’re watching your profits evaporate, who can you call?  STTC’s Road Assist™ program! Our own road service program is designed specifically for the needs of working vehicles, helping get you back on the road and moving towards your destination – fast!  In


Commercial Truck Tires FAQ’s – Service Tire Truck Centers

  • August 21, 2017
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Title: Most Frequent Asked Questions about Commercial Truck Tires. What is the availability – do you have tires in stock? We carry the full product lines of major manufacturers such as; Michelin, Yokohama, Cooper Roadmaster, Goodyear, BFGoodrich, and Uniroyal. Call any of our locations and our trained personnel will be able to recommend a product


Five Things to Know Before You Purchase Commercial Truck Tires

  • February 28, 2018
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In trucking operations, one of the most critical purchases is often taken for granted – the type of commercial truck new tires to install. Truck tires are not all the same and making the right choice can save you hundreds or thousands of dollars per truck, while just buying the same brand or model of


Four Big Innovations in Tire Retreading

  • March 15, 2018
  • Articles, New Tires, News,

As a technology, tire retreading continues to advance alongside other shipping tech.  Retreading has existed for about a century, and every decade brings improvements:  Easier methods of retreading, better lifespans, and improved all-around results for owners. Today is no different.  Tire retreading is better than ever, with even more benefits to owners and fleet managers. 


Four Reasons to Choose Tire Retreading Over New Tires

  • May 28, 2017
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There has been some controversy over tire retreading in recent years, with many raising concerns about retread’s safety and effectiveness. Undoubtedly, this is also somewhat due to tire retreading being partially unregulated, and therefore creating some variance in the quality of products on the market. However, the truth is this: When you have tire retreaded


Four Warnings That Your Truck Tires Need Attention or Tire Retreading

  • February 20, 2018
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There’s a lot that can go wrong with commercial truck tires on the road. However, most of the time, your tires will be showing you clear warning signs well before they fail. Paying  attention to these indicators can provide you plenty of forewarning it might just be time for some new truck tires or to


Four Ways Your Tires Can Affect Your Fleet Operating Costs

  • February 07, 2018
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With all costs of operating a trucking company going up, and fuel costs consistently volatile, fleet managers and drivers are consistently looking for ways to lower their costs. While often overlooked, a truck’s tires can have a major impact on their overall profitbility. Properly managed and maintained, tires can reduce costs – but poor choices


Get Even More Life Out of Your Tire Retreading with Proper Maintenance

  • March 07, 2018
  • Articles, New Tires, News,

As we’ve mentioned in this blog before, there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding tire retreading.  Some of these misconceptions have roots in earlier versions of the technology, from the 1980s, that did legitimately have issues.  Others, however, simply have no basis in reality – like the idea that retreaded tires have lower lifespans than


Get Help Fast From STTC’s Mobile Tire Service

  • November 17, 2017
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STTC aren’t just the experts you can trust when you bring in your truck or other heavy working vehicle for new tires and repair services – we can also come to you!  Our 24-hour Road Assist™ mobile tire service is available at any time, just by calling 1-877-748-2825. In fact, if you’re within our service area and


How Driving at High Speeds Affects Commercial Truck Tires

  • March 19, 2018
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The problem, as it turns out, is not the roads themselves – but rather the speeds at which a truck drives.  The majority of commercial truck tires are rated for 75MPH and have recommended inflation PSIs to match that speed.  Unfortunately, trucks do not always stick to 75MPH on highways. Many interstates in North America


How to Choose the Right Medium-Duty Commercial Truck Tires

  • March 10, 2018
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Finding the right medium-duty tires can be  tricky, since “medium-duty” is such a broad category.  There are a lot of potential applications for trucking operations and to get the best performance from your tires you must select a tire designed for your needs. There is certainly no all-purpose answer here, but we can offer some guidance on


Michelin Launches Nationwide Truck Care Network

  • November 29, 2017
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Michelin Americas Truck Tires  announced MICHELIN® TRUCK CARE™, a national network of mechanical service providers for trucks with dedicated fleet maintenance managers and technicians, along with standardized services that are audited by Michelin.  MICHELIN TRUCK CARE includes mobile maintenance visits, consistent nationwide pricing, an integrated fleet maintenance system and the assurance of high quality parts. 


Michelin Offers Smartway® Verified Retreads

  • November 28, 2017
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Michelin Americas Truck Tires is pleased to announce that three MICHELIN® retreads have been added to the SmartWay® verified technologies list and four are in the process of receiving SmartWay® verification. With SmartWay® verified dual drive and trailer treads and wide single drive and trailer treads, Michelin will have full coverage in SmartWay® retreads for


Preventative Maintenance for your Battery

  • June 17, 2017
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Batteries contribute to the overall performance of a truck.  “According to the ATA, battery and alternator problems are the third highest operating expense after fuel and tires. They also account for 11.7% of problems on the road.” Knowing how long a battery life is, what the state of charge is and the health of the


Road Assist Continues to Keep Vehicles Moving

  • November 28, 2017
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Service Tire Truck Centers continues to keep vehicles moving with Road Assist. STTC’s Road Assist Program provides nationwide emergency road service, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. With STTC’s Road Assist, quick response is guaranteed within two hours of a phone call.  Not only does Service Tire Truck Centers


Road Assist Launches After Hours Mechanical ERS

  • November 29, 2017
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STTC is excited to announce that we have officially launched Road Assist After hours Mechanical Emergency Road Service at select Service Tech locations.  The added service further enhances STTC’s offerings to its customers driving more value to them and also creating a single supplier for tire and mechanical needs. Road Assist Mechanical Emergency Road Service


Service Tire Truck Centers (STTC) Releases “Road Assist App” For IPhones and Droids

  • November 29, 2017
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STTC launched its Road Assist App giving commercial truck drivers and fleet dispatchers instant access to the closest STTC location. The App shows all locations and also the closest STTC location along with an easy dialing feature, address, and directions.  If the driver is located outside of the STTC servicing area, the Road Assist App


Service Tire Truck Centers Accredited to Repair Earthmover Tires

  • November 28, 2017
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Service Tire Truck Centers is now accredited to repair Earthmover Tires. Michelin, Tech International and STTC have worked together to create new industry standards and a sustainable repair process to ensure safety and quality in repairing earthmover tires. As the first company to receive this accreditation, STTC continues to invest and excel in the Earthmover


Service Tire Truck Centers Adds Location in Myerstown, Pennsylvania

  • November 29, 2017
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Service Tire Truck Centers continues to expand, adding a new location in Myerstown/Bethel, Pennsylvania. To date, Service Tire Truck Centers has 44 locations. Located at 2350 Camp Swatara Road in Myerstown, the branch is conveniently located just off of the heavily traveled Interstate 78. The location will provide full mechanical services, including mobile and drive-in


Service Tire Truck Centers Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

  • November 29, 2017
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Service Tire Truck Centers is celebrating its 60th anniversary.  Founded in 1955 by Walt Dealtrey, Sr., STTC started as an independent Goodyear car tire dealer named “Bethlehem Tire & Battery”.  The company expanded into the commercial tire business in 1967 when Service Tire Truck Centers (STTC) was opened with a Bandag Retread Franchise in a


Service Tire Truck Centers Chooses Trimble GeoManager to Enhance Customer Service and Improve Efficiency

  • November 28, 2017
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Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that Service Tire Truck Centers (STTC) is implementing Trimble® GeoManager across its fleet of vehicles. STTC has 40 locations throughout the Northeast, which offer new and retread tires, tire maintenance and Road Assist, a nationwide 24-hour, 7 day-a-week emergency road service. “Using Trimble GeoManager, we believe we can enhance our customers’


Service Tire Truck Centers Expands with Bedford, PA Location

  • November 29, 2017
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Earthmover Tires, Mobile Tire Service, New Tires, News, Road Service, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,

Service Tire Truck Centers Expands with Bedford, PA Location Service Tire Truck Centers, headquartered in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce the opening of our newest location in Bedford, Pennsylvania. Located at 1036 Industrial Avenue, Bedford, PA, the 48th STTC location, is conveniently located near the busy I76-PA Turnpike & Interstate 99 interchange. In addition


Service Tire Truck Centers Hires Two Earthmover Sales Managers

  • November 28, 2017
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Service Tire Truck Centers announces the appointment of two new Earthmover Sales Managers. Jeff Harrison and Sean Kraus joined the STTC Earthmover Sales Team early in 2012. Jeff Harrison, formerly a Service Tire Truck Centers Commercial Sales Representative, has been with STTC for 5 years. He has been steadily successful in the sales of medium


Service Tire Truck Centers Installs Solar Energy Panels

  • November 29, 2017
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STTC, which provides major brand new tires, Michelin retreads and tire related services to the transportation industry from Virginia to New Hampshire, has partnered with Hopkinton-based Solect Energy to install a 322 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) renewable energy system at their Millbury, MA Michelin Retread Plant. A total of 1,313 solar PV panels were installed


Service Tire Truck Centers Launches Newly Designed Website

  • November 28, 2017
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Service Tire Truck Centers is proud to release their redesigned website, STTC.com. Approximately six months ago, STTC enlisted Klunk & Millan to help re-establish and modernize the company’s brand image, including the company’s logo, website, and print materials. Since more people rely on the Internet for product and industry information, STTC knew they needed to


Service Tire Truck Centers Names New Service Trainer

  • November 28, 2017
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Service Tire Truck Centers announces the appointment of John “Frank” Washburn” as Service Trainer for the Northern Branches. In this role, Frank will ensure that STTC service technicians are up to date on training, and that branches are following STTC policies and procedures. Service Tire Truck Centers continues to invest in providing the most highly


Service Tire Truck Centers Now Offers Mechanical Services at Capital Heights, MD Branch

  • November 28, 2017
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Service Tire Truck Centers is proud to announce the opening of Truck Mechanical Services at the branch located in Capital Heights, Maryland. STTC continues to focus on growth in markets that are in need of service solutions. To assist with the growth of mechanical services in Capitol Heights, Branch Manager, Ken Shawyer, installed the newest


Service Tire Truck Centers Offering BATRF by Stemco

  • November 29, 2017
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Service Tire Truck Centers is now a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Stemco Inc.’s BAT RF. Maximizing tire life and improving fuel economy are pressing issues for fleet maintenance managers. Using technology to monitor tire pressure continuously can assist in both efforts. Stemco’s BAT RF system combines advanced sensor design, RFID and data management technologies


Service Tire Truck Centers Opens New Jersey Retread Plant

  • November 29, 2017
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Service Tire Truck Centers, headquartered in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce the opening of a new Oliver Rubber retread facility in Millville, NJ. This facility will increase STTC’s ability to service the southern New Jersey/Pennsylvania market with the brand’s high-quality retreading and related services to the intermodal industry. “STTC has a long track record


STTC Certified as a Michelin Earthmover Performance Repair Site

  • November 29, 2017
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The Michelin Earthmover division of Michelin Americas Truck Tires announced that since its inception in February 2013, the company has certified 11 Michelin Professional Earthmover Dealers into the Michelin Earthmover Performance Repairs program. These dealers have undergone the process of certifying their repair locations through a comprehensive audit. The program is designed to develop consistent,


STTC Helps Plant 817 Trees through Accella Tire Fill Systems’ “One Tote, One Tree” Program

  • September 11, 2017
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Accella Tire Fill Systems has teamed up with American Forests in creating the “One Tote, One Tree” green program. Through this partnership, Accella plants a tree for each tote of product sold. Service Tire Truck Centers is proud to be able to help with this awesome cause! Accella Tire Fill Systems has presented us with


STTC Installs Hunter WinAlign® WT443 Alignment System in Avenel, Capitol Heights & Bethlehem Branches

  • November 28, 2017
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STTC has installed Hunter’s newest WinAlign® WT443 alignment system at their Avenel NJ, Capital Heights MD, and Bethlehem, PA locations.  STTC already has Hunter alignment in their Harrisburg PA, Reading PA, Jessup PA, Seaford DE, Manassas VA, Richmond VA, Baltimore MD, and White Marsh MD locations.   Hunter’s WinAlign® alignment systems are specifically designed for heavy-duty truck, trailer and bus applications.  Hunter’s exclusive


STTC Opens 4th Michelin Retread Plant in Millville, New Jersey

  • November 28, 2017
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STTC is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Michelin Retread Plant in Millville, New Jersey.  This will be Service Tire Truck Centers 4th retread facility. Due to increased demand for quality Michelin Retreads and Service Tire Truck Center’s commitment to the highest level of customer service, STTC felt that opening another retread plant in


The Safety Record of Tire Retreading -The Facts

  • February 11, 2018
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There’s a lot of misinformation out there about commercial truck tire retreading, and it’s costing fleet managers as well as owner-operators a lot of money! There is still a widespread belief that retreading is somehow dangerous, lowers fuel efficiency, or otherwise isn’t cost effective – but that’s simply not true anymore. Yes, there was once


TRIB US Tour Continues with Service Tire Truck Centers

  • November 29, 2017
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From the bustling industrial area of New Jersey, I made my way through rapidly changing autumn leaves in the heart of Pennsylvania and headed towards Service Tire Truck Centers’ (STTC) Michelin retread plant in York, PA.  STTC was founded in 1955 by Walt Dealtrey, Sr. as an independent Goodyear car tire dealer named “Bethlehem Tire &


Understanding the Components of Commercial Truck Tires

  • March 02, 2018
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Modern commercial truck tires are actually more complicated than many people realize.  They’ve been engineered over the decades to stand up to incredible pressure, while still being able to travel for tens of thousands of miles before needing to be replaced or retreaded. Much of that is due to their construction, so in today’s blog, our


We’re Exhibiting at TMC

  • November 29, 2017
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