Titan International Inc was incorporated in 1983 in Quincy, Illinois. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of wheels, tires and undercarriages for use in the agricultural, earthmoving and construction and consumer markets. The Company has three operating segments: - Agricultural, Earthmoving and Construction and Consumer. The Agricultural segment includes agricultural rims, wheels, tires and undercarriage systems and components manufactured for use on agricultural and forestry equipment, including tractors, combines, skidders, plows, planters and irrigation equipment, and are sold directly to OEMs and to the aftermarket through independent distributors, equipment dealers and company's own distribution centers. The wheels and rims range in diameter from 9 to 54 inches. Its agricultural tires range from approximately 1 foot to approximately 7 feet in outside diameter and from 5 to 49 inches in width. The Earthmoving/Construction segment manufactures and sells rims, wheels, tires and undercarriage systems and components for OTR earthmoving, mining, military and construction equipment, including skid steers, aerial lifts, cranes, graders and levelers, scrapers, self-propelled shovel loaders, articulated dump trucks, load transporters, haul trucks, backhoe loaders, crawler tractors, lattice cranes, shovels and hydraulic excavators with the wheels ranging in diameter from 20 to 63 inches and in weight from 125 pounds to 7,000 pounds and range from approximately 3 feet to approximately 13 feet in outside diameter and in weight from 50 pounds to 12,500 pounds. The Consumer segment manufactures and sells bias truck tires in Latin America, and provides wheels and tires and assembles brakes, actuators and components for the domestic boat, recreational and utility trailer markets. It also offers select products for ATVs, turf, and golf cart applications. The Company distributes wheels, tires, wheel and tire assemblies, and undercarriage systems directly to OEMs and aftermarket customers. The Company's competitors include Carlisle Companies Incorporated, GKN Wheels, Ltd., Topy Industries, Ltd., Bridgestone/Firestone, Carlisle Companies Incorporated, Michelin, Pirelli, Berco and Caterpillar and certain other foreign competitors.
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