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How can wheel alignment benefit your fleet operation? The number one and two operating expenses in over-the-road transportation are fuel and tires.  Both are typically perceived as hard to control.  Routine wheel alignment is the most effective way to control tire costs and can impact fuel costs as well.  Between 70 and 80 percent of… Read More


As equally important as the operator controlling the OTR vehicle is, no OTR vehicle could perform its job without good tires backing them up.  Construction, mining, industrial and other OTR (off-the-road) vehicles take on hard jobs.  These vehicles are required to carry heavy loads, perform difficult tasks and work on treacherous terrain. OTR tires are… Read More


Hot summer temperatures and summer’s unpredictable weather can be rough on your vehicle.  You need your vehicle to always be dependable for your daily commutes, family shuttling and summer excursions. What do I absolutely need to check?  Wondering how to prepare your car for summer? The season’s weather is rough on everything from its tires… Read More


  A truck wheel refinishing program is an important part of many fleet’s regular maintenance.  There are many reasons to have a program.  We partner on wheel refinishing programs with some of the largest, most successful fleets in the country.  These fleets experience the value. Just like how an organized and successful retread tire program,… Read More


As an OTR (Off-The-Road) tire expert, you constantly work to help some of the hardest working, toughest industries on the planet succeed with their tire solutions.  Our Raben Tire experts spend considerable energy performing tire surveys, analyzing the data, and recommending the right products for your application. Underground Mines, Steel Mills, Smelters, Waste & Scrap… Read More


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DISPELLING RETREAD MYTHS – Facts vs Fiction – ENVIRONMENTLY FRIENDLY There are many misconceptions surrounding the retreading industry but questioning whether retreads are environmentally friendly is a tough fight to defend. Using retread tire products is not being environmentally friendly. FICTION That statement is very much fiction. There is no question about the environmental benefits… Read More