About us

Mission Statement

“To be the # 1 National Chain of Tire Centres in Eastern Canada by Providing Society with Superior Quality” 

We take pride in providing premium products and services to our customers. We strive to fulfill the passion of our company to improve the safety and lives of people everywhere.  Today and for many years to come, GCR Tire Centres will continuously demonstrate dedication & commitment to be the company that you can trust.


GCR Tire Centers

The founders of GCR were Balie Griffith, Harold Crawford and Perry Rose. The company name was established by using the first letter of their lastnames. GCR Tire Centers is the retail division of Bridgestone.

 The first GCR operations opened in 1945 in Odessa, Texas. By 2002, GCR had already grown to be a leader in the fleet service industry, provider of commercial, truck and farm tires. It has successfully established over 150 locations in North America, including 48 in Canada.