Fairfield, CA (February 17, 2022)—East Bay Tire Co. (EBT), a leading commercial tire dealer and distributor, today announces the completion of an agreement to purchase business assets and inventory from Brandon Tire Supply (Brandon Tire) located in San Rafael, California. In addition to the purchase, EBT is now providing tire sales and service from the San Rafael location at 773 Lincoln Ave.
“EBT understands the unique and special community role Brandon Tire has established in its six decades in business,” said George Pehanick, EBT CEO. “Conducting business in San Rafael is meaningful to the EBT family because of the long-time friendship we have shared with John Brandon and the Brandon family,” he added. “John has been a dear friend and mentor for many years.”
Brandon Tire Supply opened in 1960 as a BFGoodrich Tire dealership to serve the community of San Rafael. Business flourished which moved operations to a larger facility in 1967 and aided in the tire dealer’s expansion into Sonoma and Napa Counties, as well as, Contra Costa and Solano Counites. Through its more than 60 years in business, Brandon Tire established a momentous reputation for offering top tier products and automobile services to North Bay communities and businesses.
“We will continue delivering on the same values and standard of service Brandon Tire customers have come to know–as these are fundamental cornerstones of EBT’s successful business operation,” Pehanick confirmed. “We are delighted to further grow our customer base in Sonoma and Marin Counties,” he concluded.
Establishing business in San Rafael further confirms EBT’s focus on expanding their business footprint regionally throughout northern and central California, while providing excellent service and the widest selection of tires and tire products. The San Rafael location marks the company’s nineth location in California and will be staffed with tire industry veterans. Services will include alignments, brake service, suspension repair and 24-hour road service.
In its fourth-generation of family ownership, East Bay Tire continues to be the industry leader carrying the largest inventory of premier and values brands on the West Coast which includes champion brands like Alliance, Continental, General, Dawg Pound Tires, Goodyear, Michelin, BFGooodrich, Toyo Tires and many more. Founded in Oakland, Calif in 1946, EBT continues to provide its customers with the best products and exceptional service unmatched in the business. For more information, visit www.eastbaytire.com.