Posted by Barry Clifford

Mar 9, 2016 12:12:48 PM

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Building with Wood–From Forest to Construction Site

With faster construction times and a softer environmental impact, wood could be the building material of the past...and of the future. With one foot (or tire, as it were) in the construction business with our industry-leading Galaxy brand and the other firmly planted in forestry with our reputable Primex tires, ATG is excited to see the next step of wood construction. Driven by advances in strong, flexible, more fireproof engineered wood products and encouraged by new thinking about building codes, wood has been gaining new life as a building material over the last five years. Today, 17 wood buildings are being built worldwide between 7 and 15 stories tall—and a record-setting 35-story wood building is in the planning stages in Paris.

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Topics: Galaxy Tires, Primex Tires, Flotation Tires, Beefy Baby, Soil Compaction, Skid Steer Tires, Blog, Construction Industry, Construction, Forestry industry, logstomper

Posted by Terry Goodwin

Feb 12, 2016 4:48:30 PM

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Reaching New Heights at the Oregon Logging Conference

Since its inception in 1939, the Oregon Logging Conference has advanced the forestry industry and forwarded the development of the people working within it. On February 25-27 in Eugene, Oregon this year, the 78th Oregon Logging Conference has grown into one of the largest indoor/outdoor equipment shows west of the Mississippi.

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Topics: Alliance Tires, Primex Tires, Flotation Tires, Blog, Forestry industry, logstomper, Trade Shows

Posted by Trent Wallin

Dec 21, 2015 3:50:04 PM

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Alliance Tire is Making Tracks in Yellowstone

The moose, bears, and other wildlife in Yellowstone National Park will see interesting new tracks in the snow this winter tourist season: the imprints of high-flotation tires. For the past 60 years, all winter vehicles in this famous U.S. landmark have run on rubber tracks. But this winter, Randy Roberson, owner of Buffalo Bus Touring Company of West Yellowstone, Montana, will be putting Alliance low-pressure flotation tires to the test traversing the snows of the park.

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Topics: Flotation Tires, Press Release, Alliance

Posted by Terry Goodwin

Jul 3, 2015 8:11:19 AM

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Primex LogMonster Tires Help Ease Burdens

A pair of Primex LogMonster skidder tires (rugged 26 ply 30.5-32) brought $2,750 and $2,800 in bids from loggers Rodney Schwab and Jerry Gray at the recent Southeastern Wood Producers Association annual meeting in St. Augustine, Florida, ringing up a generous donation to Log A Load for Kids.

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Topics: Primex Tires, Flotation Tires, Forestry industry

Posted by Steve Vandegrift

May 20, 2015 10:25:30 AM

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Cheap Oil Drives Field Contractors to Seek Efficiency

After the boom in oil and gas production, the past year’s downturn in oil prices has soured the industry’s mood and threatened many companies (and the businesses that serve them, from vacuum trucks to construction).

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Topics: Flotation Tires