Posted by The ATA Team

Jan 18, 2018 3:42:19 PM

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When Is It Time For New Skid Steer Tires?

Whether it’s sharp turns, harsh conditions, or spinning wheels, skid steers are tough on tires. While it can be tempting to try to get every last hour out of your skid steer’s tires, the fact is that being proactive with replacement can save time, money, and aggravation caused by downtime and inefficiency. With that in mind, here are a few tips for knowing when it’s time to replace the tires on your skid steer.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Beefy Baby, Muddy Buddy, Skid Steer Tires, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, Tire Maintenance, Galaxy Hulk SDS, SDS Tire, Construction Tires, Solid Tires, Alliance Tire Group, ATG

Posted by Barry Clifford

Dec 15, 2016 8:01:00 PM

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A Solid Choice in Tires

The use of solid tires continues to become more widespread within the waste, recycling, and construction industries. As margins get tighter, wages rise, and qualified employees become more scarce in these fields, the need for businesses to reduce downtime and increase productivity is more important than ever. By reducing the risk of sidelining a machine due to tire damage—whether from a chunk of metal or employee inexperience—solid tires can quickly prove themselves to be a solid investment. And with the option to choose designs with shock-absorbing apertures, driving on solid tires has become less jarring.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Beefy Baby, Blog, TCO, waste industry, recycling industry, Galaxy Yardmaster SDS, SDS Tire

Posted by Steve Vandegrift

Sep 22, 2016 4:30:00 PM

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Solar Energy is Fueling the Construction Industry

With the passing of every year, solar energy becomes more commonplace. Drive through any residential neighborhood or commercial area and you will notice solar panels on roofs, in yards, and attached to buildings. Between U.S. residential and commercial installations, there is enough solar energy to power 4.6 million homes! And with its swiftly growing demand, solar energy is delivering more than just power, it is fueling growth in the construction industry.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Beefy Baby, Blog, Construction Industry, Construction, Galaxy Giraffe

Posted by Barry Clifford

Jul 8, 2016 1:29:21 PM

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Alliance Tire Rep Wayne Mead Retires After 48 Years in the Tire Business

Wayne Mead, long-time territory sales manager for the Alliance Tire Group, was honored last week during a retirement party at the company’s office and warehouse complex that he helped open in Houston. Mead spent 16 years as the top salesman for Galaxy Tire, a legacy company of ATG, building an expertise in skid steer, construction, farm and port tires that he has shared with customers for decades.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Galaxy Tires, Beefy Baby, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, Press Release, Alliance News, Alliance

Posted by Steve Vandegrift

Jun 20, 2016 12:14:09 PM

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El Niño's Impact on California Contractors

A warm patch of ocean has filled reservoirs and flooded cities this year...and now it's helping keep construction contractors busy across the Southwest. The warmer waters of the western Pacific Ocean flowing eastward and displacing the cooler surface water typically found in the eastern Pacific cause the weather occurrence known as El Niño. This weather event usually brings with it a shift in North America’s traditional weather patterns—most notably bringing wet weather to California, the Southwest, and the Southeast, while the North and Northeast typically experience a milder winter. Even though El Niño affects the entire country, the weather’s impact has been most felt by the people of California and Texas.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Beefy Baby, Muddy Buddy, Galaxy Hulk, Blog, Construction Industry, Construction, Galaxy Giraffe, Galaxy MPC