We're Your Local Retail and Commercial Tire and Complete Auto Care Store
Imports Aren't Foreign to Us!
We service all makes and models including: Audi, Lexus, Range Rover, Volkswagen, Mercedes, Infiniti, Toyota and more!
We're Not Just a Tire Store!
At Royal Tire, we're more than just a tire store! Every Royal Tire location has experienced sales and certified service technicians on duty all open hours. Our knowledgeable automotive and commercial technicians will meet or exceed manufacturer standards while providing the best price and quality anywhere. Whether it's a new battery, brakes, alignment, shocks and struts, oil change, or any other repair; we've got the repair specialists with the expertise to get it done right the first time. Our technicians are ASE and TIA certified.
We Work with Fleets and National Accounts
Royal Tire can also help you evaluate your commercial fleet's operating conditions and provide recommendations to improve safety, lower costs, and enhance productivity. To learn more about our services click here or stop by one of our many locations for a complete vehicle inspection.
About Royal Tire (Click here for flyer)
Since 1948, Royal Tire has been providing customers with quality transportation care, products, and services. Headquartered in St. Cloud, MN, Royal Tire, Inc. is a family owned and operated company that has full service commercial and retail locations throughout the Upper Midwest. Royal Tire currently employs over 300 people.
1948 - Royal Tire opens at 1020 St. Germain, in downtown St. Cloud, MN.
1963 - Roger Duininck founds St. Cloud Tire & Tread Company. The focus of the business is commercial truck tires, sales, service, and retreading. Tire retreading was done with a hot cap process.
1981 - Mathisen Tire is acquired, which includes locations in Brainerd and Virginia, MN.
1986 - St. Cloud Tire & Tread purchases Maus Tire in Monticello, MN.
1987 - St. Cloud Tire & Tread acquires St. Cloud based Royal Tire, which has two locations; one in St. Cloud, and the other in Maple Grove, MN. Royal Tire also featured a Bandag retreading plant. All retreading production is converted to the Bandag retreading method.
1989 - Retail service location is added under the Mathisen Tire name in Hibbing, MN.
1990 - The Royal Tire St. Cloud location adds the first Bandag Off-The-Road retread plant in the United States.
1995 - The Tire One program, a network of independent tire dealers, is launched with 35 dealers.
1996 - Bandag retread plant is added in Virginia, MN.
1997 - St. Cloud Tire & Tread founder Roger Duininck retires and the business is sold to sons' Patrick and Paul. The Maple Grove commercial store relocates to Minneapolis. Kampa Tire is purchased, with locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Commercial Rim & Wheel Reconditioning facility is installed in St. Cloud.
1998 - Royal Tire acquires Brandon Tire with service locations in Montevideo and Marshall as well as a retread shop and distribution center in Montevideo.
1999 - New retail service location opens in Waite Park, MN. Royal Tire commercial service locations are added in Mankato, MN, and Aberdeen, SD.
2000 - New, state-of-the-art, Distribution Center constructed in St. Cloud.
2001 - New Corporate offices open in St. Cloud. The Bandag retread plant and Rim & Wheel Reconditioning plant are reformatted for increased efficiency. Royal Tire lands in the top 40 tire retreaders nationally.
2003 - Royal Tire acquires Tri-State Tire in Fergus Falls, MN.
2005 - Royal Tire opens a new commercial service location in Shakopee, MN and acquires Brown County Tire in New Ulm, MN.
2007 - Royal Tire obtains exclusive distribution rights for Mighty Auto Parts in their trade area. Commercial service location added in Grand Forks, ND.
2008 - Royal Tire Celebrates 60 years in business!
2010 - Royal Tire adds a commercial location in Waite Park, MN. The Waite Park retail location is remodeled.
2011 - Royal Tire acquires Dependable Tire and moves its Shakopee location into Dependable's location in Savage, MN. The retail/commercial store in Brainerd is split into two separate Brainerd locations.
2012 - Royal Tire purchases Tires Plus of Alexandria, its first retail store acquisition since 1999. Royal Tire acquires St. Paul Tire in Newport, MN.
2013 - Royal Tire acquires Midstates Retreading & Wholesale and Northwestern Tire in Rochester, MN. Royal Tire adds commercial store in Williston, ND.
2014: Royal Tire is named the 2014 St. Cloud Area Family-Owned Business of the Year. They are the 24th largest tire retread company and have almost tripled in size since brothers Pat and Paul Duininck purchased the business in 1997.