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Some customers know their vehicle’s wheels like the back of their hand. They will notice any scratch, scuff, or smudge that appears on the wheel. When performing a wheel alignment, technicians must be very careful when clamping targets onto wheels, especially expensive ones.


Conway, AR – Oct. 17, 2019 – The Snap-on® booth (#10839) at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show will display the latest offerings from John Bean®, including tire changers, wheel balancers, aligners and lifts.


John Bean strives daily to produce innovative products to help our customers increase productivity and get the job done right the first time. We take our motivation and ideas to a whole new level to continuously provide superior products and service to take your business to the next level.


Every tire technician knows weight placement is critical when balancing a wheel. You may find it surprising that many wheel balancers on the market simply place a line across the wheel leaving it up to the operator to estimate where the weight should be placed. 


Conway, AR – Sept. 5, 2018 – Ergonomic and easy-to-use, the new John Bean® 9800 Heavy Duty Wheel Balancing System is perfect for shops that perform multiple heavy-duty balancing jobs day in and day out.


Conway, AR – Aug. 7, 2018 – Customers looking for in-depth information about the latest John Bean®wheel service innovations can start their search on the newly updated John Bean website at


Conway, AR – June 19, 2018 – Featuring the patented PROtouch™ technology, the new John Bean® B340 wheel balancer is the next milestone in digital balancers.


Conway, AR – May 30, 2018 – Finding your way around any alignment problem just got simpler with the new John Bean® V2280 imaging wheel alignment system.


Shops looking to increase wheel alignment business have found the answer with the new John Bean® V2100 Wheel Alignment System. Featuring state-of-the-art, productivity-enhancing technology, this new aligner will provide users fast and accurate real-time measurements.