Tire Group International, LLC (TGI) is an American company specializing in the worldwide distribution,design, marketing and sales of replacement commercial and passenger tires for two and four wheeled on-highway vehicles as well as specialty off-highway segments such as agricultural, farm and forestry, mining, industrial and ground support equipment (GSE). TGI ranked as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America four consecutive years in a row (2010-2013) as noted by INC. 5000 Rankings, # 59 on Fortune's Top Inner City 100, and #42 on Florida's Top 100 Privately-held Businesses in Florida - 2013 as well as 2013 Top 100 Hispanic Businesses in Florida.
Tire Group International was founded in 1992 In 2013, Tire Group International was granted Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) 281-4 status TGI carries over 40 brands of tires, one of only three other such companies in the U.S.A. "Miami's Tire Group International on a Roll Globally". Sling Broadband. July 16, 2012. Retrieved February 3, 2016.</ref> as well as several brands of tubes, and engineers and develops their own lines under the brands Astro Tyres, Cosmo Tires, Duramas, Orion Tires and Industar.by Antonio (Tony) Gonzalez. In 2015, Tire Group International appointed its chief operating officer, Joaquin Gonzalez Jr., president. Its 200,000 sq. ft. distribution facility is headquartered in Miami, Florida with offices in Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico and China and additional satellite warehouse locations in Texas, Germany and China.
Tire Group International has strategic partnerships with Transportation Resources Partners (TRP), a middle market investment firm in the transportation sector, Penske Corporationand McLarty Associates.
Tire Group International has multiple specialized market segments including industrial applications such as Skid-steer loader, backhoe loader, forestry mulcher, Forklift, Grader, front loader, Reach stacker, Telescopic handler, Tractor, agricultural and forestry, Feller buncher, harvester, Skidder and Forwarder as well as mining applications such as Articulated hauler and cherry pickers. [ citation needed ]
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