BRUSSELS, Belgium (June 10, 2010)—Bandag said it has strengthened its European network with the addition of new dealers in Italy and Latvia.
La Rinnova Del Pneumatico-Arke S.R.L. of Podenzano, Italy, and Juva S.I.A. of Riga, Latvia, have both signed Bandag franchise contracts, bringing the total number of Bandag dealers in Europe to more than 140.
La Rinnova Del Pneumatico has been operating for 45 years in the Piacenza area, a busy traffic, and is a major regional provider of truck fleet tire services.
Juva is a major player in the Latvian truck and automobile tire market, operating three service outlets and supplying more than 50 independent tire dealers throughout the country.