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“ The tire business is a good one because people will always need new tires eventually. If you treat them as well as Harper’s they will return. Any business that can survive 80 or 90 years in the same family is something special.
Harper’s is a quality, ”
family business – which seems rather a rare thing these days.
“ I am grateful for my brother Dan because we both have different attributes. He’s more business-related and I am
more the sales guy, and we work great together. It’s something that you don’t find in a lot of family businesses because
they usually screw it up the second generation. We haven’t done that (yet). A”nd now, with our sons, we’re working on
a fourth generation.
Joe Zink
Tom Harper
  Stan Harper and his grandson Riley

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