GREENVILLE, S.C. (Jan. 7, 2014) –Michelin North America’s Motorcycle Tire business has announced its strategic distribution network in Canada. Due to strong growth and overwhelming demand for its new products in the growing Canadian motorcycle market, Michelin has selected Motovan, Parts Canada and Kimpex as Authorized Canadian Michelin Motorcycle distribution partners. Like Michelin, these three partners share a core mission in serving the demanding needs of riders across Canada with great products borne from a deep understanding of the Canadian motorcycle market.
“With Motovan, Parts Canada and Kimpex, our three chosen Authorized Canadian Michelin Motorcycle tire partners will provide complete coverage of all segments of the Canadian motorcycle tire market,” said Ross Shields vice president of the Two Wheel group at Michelin. “The professionalism of our three Canadian partners and their sales organizations is nothing less than world class and has contributed greatly to our success. We look forward to continue building on our mutual success in 2014.” Due to the growth in the market, Michelin’s motorcycle business has launched multiple tire solutions for the cruiser, sport touring and sport bike segments to include: MICHELIN Commander II; MICHELIN Pilot Power 3; MICHELIN Pilot Road 4; MICHELIN Pilot Road 4 GT and MICHELIN Pilot Road 4 Trail.
ABOUT MICHELIN NORTH AMERICA
Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelin-us.com) employs more than 22,000 people and operates 19 major manufacturing plants in 16 locations.