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Walmart USA Awards Giti Tire (USA) with 2016 Supplier Awards

John Taylor
February 23, 2016

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (Feb. 23, 2016) -- Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. has been named Automotive Supplier of the Year and Hardline Supplier of the Year by Walmart USA.

The company supplies the Dextero DHT2, a light truck tire designed for highway use, to Walmart USA. This tire is backed by a 50,000-mile limited tread wear warranty.

Giti Tire took home the prestigious awards at the Walmart USA 2016 kickoff meeting in Indianapolis, Ind., on February 11-12.

Giti Tire officials said it was a "great honor" to be named the Hardline Supplier of the Year, a category that has more than 1,000 suppliers, and being selected one of four finalists in the general merchandise category.

"We want to thank Walmart for its business and this very special recognition. These awards are a testament to the commitment, dedication, innovation and hard work of all our team members at Giti Tire USA," said Lou Monico, Walmart account manager for Giti Tire (USA) Ltd. "This recognition also speaks to Giti Tire's commitment to American consumers and companies."

About Giti Tire (pronounced "G-T" tire)

One of the largest tire companies in the world, Giti Tire Group (headquartered in Singapore) has been in the tire business since 1951. Giti Tire operates seven manufacturing plants and produces a broad range of tire products, serving major original equipment vehicle manufacturers, auto-service outlets, tire dealers and consumers in more than 130 countries worldwide.

Giti Tire (USA) Ltd., based in Rancho Cucamonga, California, is the sales, marketing, and distribution company for North America. It markets and sells a family of brands: GT Radial, Primewell, and Dextero tires for high performance vehicles, passenger, SUV, light truck, and medium trucks through national retailers, independent retailers and distributors across the United States and Canada. For more information, please visit www.giti.com.

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