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MAXAM Tire opens new flagship facility in U.S. market
MAXAM Tire North America Inc. has earned its reputation as a top "Business Solution Provider" in today's specialty tire market, offering a full range of world-class products for virtually every job site application. With the continued expansion of new business and growing demands of customers, MAXAM Tire is proud to announce the grand opening of a new West Coast Distribution Center and Product Training Center.
"With the continued growth of MAXAM Tire in the U.S. market, and the release of eight new product lines this coming year, we needed to address our distribution platform capabilities, starting on the West Coast," said Jimmy McDonnell, VP Sales & Marketing, MAXAM Tire North America Inc.
The new flagship facility spans approximately 120,000 square feet - effectively tripling the existing West Coast location and increasing the overall distribution footprint to over 300,000 square feet in the United States alone. The new facility will support and supply the complete range of MAXAM Tire products including distribution of our flagship MAXAM Giant OTR program ranging from 49" to 63" bead diameter and pressing capabilities for our MAXAM Solid OTR program.
The new state-of-the-art warehouse features an advanced management system put in place to increase accuracy, capacity and efficiency, plus we're also proud to call it the new home of our Product Training Center for MAXAM North America.
Both the new West Coast Distribution Center and Product Training Center play a major role in supporting the continued growth and expansion at MAXAM, as our valuable customer service, engaged sales team, top engineering support and world-class manufacturing come together
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