Over the past 50 years, the Bandag organization says it has revolutionized the tire industry with its tire retreading business. Bandag — which was founded on Dec. 20, 1957 — is now celebrating its golden anniversary.
“We believe this historic day marks the beginning of another chapter in Bandag’s commitment to the vision of Bandag’s founder, Roy J. Carver, to revolutionize the truck tire business,” says Saul Solomon, chairman, chief executive officer and president of the Muscatine, Iowa-based company. “Our team sees a future filled with great promise for our company, our customers and our communities.”
As part of the festivities, Bandag donated $21,000 to charities in its communities:
In addition to the events, mayors in several of Bandag’s communities issued proclamations marking Dec. 20 as “Bandag Day.”