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Hercules® Skid Steer Offerings Now Available in U.S.

October 19, 2017

Hercules® Skid Steer Offerings Now Available in U.S.

Four Hercules by Solideal options at ATD warehouses

FINDLAY, OHIO, October 18, 2017 – Hercules Tire is pleased to announce widespread U.S. availability of four skid steer products in the company’s new Hercules by Solideal specialty commercial offering. Hercules’ entry into the industrial and small OTR segments was announced last month.

The skid steer line-up comprises a good-better-best offering, providing a range of options for general use through severe-duty applications.

“Our objective with these initial offerings was to give our dealers a collection of tires that would enable them to offer a Hercules solution to 90 percent of the skid steer tire requests that they receive,” said Jedd Emans, vice president of Hercules Tire. “These options offer great coverage with the unsurpassed value that the marketplace has come to expect from Hercules.”

The Hercules by Solideal skid steer offering includes:

XD-44 – Ultra-premium tire for severe-duty applications and/or hard surfaces; 80% lug-to-void ratio delivers exceptional wear and impact resistance. (L5)

Hauler SKZ – Premium, heavy-duty tire with excellent ground contact; deep, non-directional tread ensures excellent traction moving forward or in reverse; all-surface durability. (ND)

X-Wall – All-around, high-use tire predominantly for dirt applications; staggered step lugs and middle breaker provide superior mud cleanout. (R4)

Gripper – Medium-duty tire with excellent wear; square shoulder design promotes even wear; heavier construction than most comparable entry-level offerings. (R4)


The XD-44, Hauler SKZ and X-Wall tires all feature reinforced sidewalls and rim protectors, which guard against punctures and side impacts to reduce downtime and damage. The Gripper offers premium chunk-and tear-resistant compounding for best-in-class durability. All four tires carry a five year Limited Protection Policy covering defects in workmanship and materials.

These Hercules by Solideal skid steer tires are available in the U.S. through American Tire Distributors. Download a brochure with complete specification at or go to  


About Hercules Tires

Hercules Tires is widely recognized as the industry’s premier value brand with a comprehensive selection of passenger, UHP, light truck, medium truck, specialty trailer and specialty commercial tires. Since 1952, independent tire dealers and distributors have trusted Hercules to deliver outstanding quality, exceptional support and unsurpassed value.

Hercules is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Tire Distributors, Inc. American Tire Distributors is one of the largest independent suppliers of tires to the replacement tire market.  It operates over 140 distribution centers, including 27 distribution centers in Canada, serving approximately 70,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada.  The company offers an unsurpassed breadth and depth of inventory, frequent delivery and value-added services to tire and automotive service customers.  

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