“Michelin is a household name with huge potential, and the addition of Michelin’s extensive lineup of tires roots Turn 14 Distribution deeper in the replacement passenger car tire world. Michelin’s Pilot Sport product line is among the most requested tires by our dealers, and we recognize it as the clear leader compared to the competition. We’re thrilled to deliver what our dealers have asked for and develop a relationship with Michelin,” said Alex Lesslie, divisional purchasing manager, Turn 14 Distribution.
With operations based in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin employs about 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada. Michelin tests its tires at its 3,300-acre on-vehicle test facility in Laurens, South Carolina which features more than twelve specially designed tracks consisting of varying lengths and surfaces to test for noise, off-road inclines, mud traction, and high-speed vehicle dynamics.