That’s how we describe our working environment. It’s what sets life at TBC apart from the rest. There’s never a dull moment when there’s always a chance to thrill a customer, make the organization more profitable and enjoy greater career success. Nine simple words neatly summarize the essence of our culture. If it matters to YOU, it matters to TBC!
We live out this principle by attracting and hiring the best people in the business, providing necessary tools and resources, encouraging growth and offering opportunities for career advancement.
At TBC, you’ll have the chance to truly shine and make the most of your unique abilities as you pursue your career goals. We’re looking to you to help us build strong, positive, lasting relationships with our customers and fellow Associates.
It’s the people that make TBC. Although TBC Associates share a common Vision and Mission for the company, we’re a diverse team that hails from different countries and speaks dozens of languages. This diversity helps us live up to TBC’s Mission: To enable people to live, work and play - safely and easily.
TBC Corporation is the nation's largest vertically integrated marketer of tires for the automotive replacement market. TBC's retail operations include Company-operated tire and automotive service centers under the " Tire Kingdom", "Merchant's Tire & Auto Centers", and "National Tire & Battery" brands, and franchised stores under the "Midas" and "Big O Tires" brands. TBC markets on a wholesale basis to regional tire chains and distributors serving independent tire dealers throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Through TBC's Carroll Tire wholesale distribution centers, the Company also markets directly to independent tire dealers across the United States. Carroll Tire Company sells a wide variety of proprietary and national brands from 38 distribution centers.
TBC markets and sells nine proprietary brands of tires through North America. The Multi-Mile, Cordovan, Sigma, Vanderbilt, Sumitomo, Eldorado, Laramie, Telstar, and Jetzon brands are produced by nationally recognized manufacturers and have a reputation for quality, safety, and value.
In 2005, TBC Corporation was purchased by Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA). SCOA is the largest subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation (SC), one of Japan's major integrated trading and investment business enterprises. TBC Corporation still functions as an independent company of SCOA providing the same services and products it has for many years – less