Titan and Kubota partner on tires
By Adam FreillEquipment Trucks
Exclusivity agreement reached to on branded Trac Loader II tires.
Titan International and Kubota Tractor/Kubota Canada have entered into an exclusivity agreement on select sizes of Titan’s new Trac Loader II tires for compact and utility tractor models used in residential, commercial, agricultural, and light construction applications. Tires included as part of the agreement will feature both the Titan and Kubota brands on their sidewalls.
“We’re excited to launch this innovative tire into the market that will perform well in diverse applications,” commented Paul Reitz, president and CEO of Titan International. “The Trac Loader II is a first for Titan as an OEM branded tire product in this space, but our second exclusivity agreement together with Kubota.”
Before entering into agreement with Titan, Kubota conducted testing on the new tire, noting its cleanout, stability and durability.
“We were impressed with how the Trac Loader II performed in residential and commercial applications when paired with our compact and utility tractors,” said Chris Box, Kubota’s director of product marketing for the company’s compact and utility tractors. “This tire is a perfect match for our versatile and durable tractors and will enhance our customers’ productivity whether they’re using them on their property at home or on a farm, ranch, or jobsite.”