The Santa Maria Valley Chamber of Commerce helped SM Tire celebrate the opening of the new location for their tire retread plant with a ribbon cutting and industry tour. SM Tire recently moved the facility to 619 S. Oakley after over 50 years at their other Santa Maria location. A few fun facts about the SM Tire retread facility:
- SM Tire has the only tire retread facility between LA county and Monterey County.
- 80—90 percent of SM Tire customers choose to retread tires vs buying new.
- The facility produces roughly 88 tires per day, primarily for the trucking industry.
- SM Tire does over 15,000 retreads every year for their 1,500+ customers.