Purcell Tire Acquires Phelps Tire

Purcell Tire & Rubber Co. has acquired Phelps Tire Co. Inc., an eight-store commercial tyre dealership and retreader with outlets in Washington and Alaska. The addition of the Phelps locations increases Purcell’s geographical reach, which also includes Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Illinois, Texas, and Nevada.

Founded in 1947, Phelps Tire specialises in commercial, off-the-road, and retread tyre services. The company services the Pacific Northwest and the I-5 Corridor through five Washington locations in Renton, Seattle, Mt. Vernon, Everett, and Tacoma. The Phelps Tire stores in Alaska are in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Wasilla.

About the author

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.

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