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Eurotire Unveils New Smartphone App To Aid In Mining Safety, Tire Care and Operational Profitability

For additional information contact:
Sue Schaffnit
Marketing Director

eurotire-iphone-appFirst App of its Kind for the Mining Industry

MIAMI – August 2012– Eurotire, a global leader in OTR (off the road) tires for the mining industry, unveils today a new complimentary smartphone app for iPhone and Android users. The first app of its kind, it brings a range of easily accessible tire data for large mining equipment – no matter how remote their location.

“Our clients are frequently working at isolated mine sites around the globe,” said Sue Schaffnit, Global Marketing Director. “Proper tire fit and inflation are critical for their safety, and the app eliminates any guesswork. At Eurotire, we are dedicated to the mining industry; therefore, it is our commitment to be a valued partner to help our clients achieve their goals. We believe this app will further assist them in this pursuit.”

The Eurotire app features a variety of navigation options:

  • Tire Selector
  • Ability to select by vehicle manufacturer, make and model
  • Once the vehicle is chosen, recommended tires are listed
  • User may review product specifications for each tire to understand the tread patterns and types; ply rating; load indexes and ratings; and inflation pressure
  • Ability to email PDFs of specification sheets
  • All data is available in both metric and imperial units
  • Load Check
  • Once a tire is selected, a load check can be completed to see safety ratings and identify maximum load and weight limits
  • This feature ensures longer tire and equipment life, reduced fuel consumption and safer applications
  • Location Finder
  • Provides clients with a worldwide database of Eurotire locations and contact information
  • Eurotire Company Profile
  • Individuals may connect to the Eurotire website to learn about the company and its products and services

About Eurotire
OTR mining tires are Eurotire’s business, their only business. Focusing on the world’s emerging mining markets, Eurotire designs, manufactures, and provides full life-cycle management to maximize the efficacy of each bias ply and all steel radial tire for haul trucks, wheel loaders, and other heavy support trucks. Eurotire operates offices on five continents, including some of the most remote and demanding surface mining applications. For information, please visit www.eurotire.net.