Posted by The ATA Team

Jun 7, 2018 11:06:35 AM

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Thinning Pines and Padding Profits with Primex

Growing a stand of pine trees to economic maturity can take anywhere from 30 to 50 years, which makes timber growth for profit a long-term investment. One way that plantation managers are maximizing their investment in timber is by thinning their stands.

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Topics: Primex Tires, Blog, Forestry industry, logstomper, Forestry, Logging, Primex LogStomper

Posted by The ATA Team

Apr 27, 2018 4:26:28 PM

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Looking at the Future of the Forest

On April 10, 1872, the seeds of Arbor Day were sown in Nebraska, a state more commonly associated with prairies than forests, when J. Sterling Morton proposed the idea of a day dedicated to planting trees. A million trees were planted in that state on the first Arbor Day, and the success of the event led to the celebration of Arbor Day in all 50 states. However, when the topic of planting trees is discussed at Alliance Tire, our thoughts drift to the role delicate woodland soils and our tires play in the growth of trees.

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Topics: Alliance Tire Americas, Soil Compaction, Blog, Forestry industry, logstomper, Alliance, Forestry, Logging, Primex LogStomper, Alliance Tire Group, ATG

Posted by The ATA Team

Nov 10, 2017 12:32:20 PM

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Primex LogStomper Xtreme: Stomping Out Logging’s Toughest Problems

Perhaps no group faces a more challenging collection of problems than our forestry tire customers. If dilemmas such as a lack of labor, fluctuating markets and erratic weather weren’t enough, today’s loggers need to move huge, high-horsepower machinery into often-remote and difficult-to-access parts of the forest—and then they have to remove huge, heavy timber from the forest. To address these issues, ATG created the Primex LogStomper Extreme.

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Topics: Primex Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Forestry industry, Forestry, Logging, Primex LogStomper

Posted by The ATA Team

May 17, 2017 10:43:49 AM

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Forestry Management and Wildfires

Whether you're watching the nightly news or scrolling through your Facebook feed, it seems there's a wildfire making news somewhere in the United States. But have wildfires like these become more common—or do we just hear about them more because images from them make for captivating news stories?

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Topics: Primex Tires, Alliance Tire Americas, Forestry industry, Alliance, Forestry, Wildfire, Forest Fire

Posted by Barry Clifford

Mar 22, 2017 2:34:48 PM

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International Day of Forests: Powering the World With Wood

On March 21 this year, countries around the globe will celebrated International Day of Forests. Entering its fourth year, the purpose of International Day of Forests is to celebrate and raise awareness for the importance of our forests, and the theme of this year’s event is The Forest: Nature’s Powerhouse. The power of the woods is something we at Alliance Tire Group are acutely aware of; as wood-based fuels continue to become more efficient and powerful, they are increasingly seen as one of the next important sustainable energy sources. Below is a look at some of the fuels changing the way we view wood, and how our Primex forestry tires can help keep wood fuel sustainable.

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Topics: Primex Tires, Blog, Forestry industry, logstomper, Forestry