About TBC Corporation

In 1956, TBC Corporation began as Cordovan Associates, a small purchasing group of tire retailers in Dayton, Ohio. More than 65 years later, TBC has become one of North America’s largest distributors of proprietary brand tires and mobility solutions by providing customers with best-in-class brands, supply chain capabilities, and automotive maintenance and repair services with the underlying mission to exceed customer expectations.

With $5 billion in revenue and 3,800+ employees in the U.S., Mexico and Canada, TBC Corporation is a leader in the mobility industry and one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires through wholesale and franchise operations. TBC serves wholesale customers in the United States, Canada and Mexico through TBC Brands, NTW, TBC International, and TBC de Mexico.  Additionally, TBC responds to the needs of customers in search of total car care at more than 2,000 franchised tire an automotive service centers under the Big O Tires® and Midas®. TBC is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

TBC markets on a wholesale basis to regional tire chains and distributors serving independent tire dealers throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico.  TBC has 20 proprietary brands of tires specializing in passenger, commercial, farm and specialty tires.  In 2005, TBC Corp. was purchased by Sumitomo Corporation of America (SCOA). SCOA is the largest subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, one of Japan’s major integrated trading and investment business enterprises.  In 2018 Michelin, the largest tire manufacturer in Europe, invested in the company which is now a 50:50, privately held joint venture between Sumitomo and Michelin.