DOTHAN, Ala (WDHN)— Gateway Tire Southeast LLC announced they will be investing $9 million to expand their Dothan facility.

The expansion will add 100,000 square feet to the already 200,000 sqr foot facility, as well as add another 30 jobs to the Dothan Market. The facility is expandable up to 340,000 feet.

“Gateway Tire Southeast has been a great fit for our community, and we are proud to be a partner in their continued growth and development in Dothan and Wiregrass.” said The City of Dothan Mayor Mark Saliba and Houston County Commission Chairman Mark Culver in a joint statement.

Dunlap & Kyle Co., a wholesale tire dealer, operates as Gateway Tire Southeast LLC.

Dunlap & Kyle Co. operates retail stores and wholesale distribution centers, like Gateway Tire Southeast LLC. The distribution center works with manufacturers to order, stock, sell, and distribute tires across the United States with the goal to become the most dependable company in America.

“We appreciate the State of Alabama, City of Dothan, Houston County, the Industrial Development
Board of the City of Dothan, and the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce/Grow Dothan for their
continued support and partnership in our growth and success.” said Bryan Dismuke, Gateway Tire Southeast’s general manager.

The Dothan facility of Gateway Tire Southeast carries brands such as Toyo, Bridgestone, Firestone, Michelin, Goodyear/Titan, and more.

The Gateway Tire Southeast expansion comes nearly a week after Ozark announced they will be receiving a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility from Ecore, Int., worth $25.5 million dollars. This marks new growth for the Wiregrass region.