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Big O Tires named Payson/Santaquin business of the month

Oct 03, 2019 06:41PM

A large contingent of leaders and members of the Payson Santaquin Area Chamber of Commerce arrived at Big O Tires in Payson to honor Big O Tires and Service as this month’s election as Business of the Month.

The Payson Big O store, located at 1146 West 800 South, received recognition from the mayor and city council earlier in the month at the Payson City offices.

A banner, proudly displayed at the Big O store in Payson, was brought to the Sept. 18 event by chamber staff and members, along with a huge “Business of the Month” cake and donuts for everyone. Accepting the award for Big O was owner Gabe Dunn and his manager Jesse Parent.

Dunn, thanked the attendees and said “Thanks to the Payson Santaquin Chamber. We love our community and our customers!”

“Big O Tires is thrilled to be in Payson and we work hard to earning the trust and business of our community while providing great value and exceptional customer service,” said Parent.

The 10,600 square foot store features ten state-of-the-art service bays, Challenger and Ammco Lifts, Hunter laser guided alignment machines and environmentally friendly waste depositories. The customer waiting area offers a 42-inch cable television, wireless Internet access, complimentary fruit, bottled water, clean, esthetically pleasing restrooms, children’s play area and courtesy customer shuttle service.

The $2 million-dollar facility sits on one and one-half acres and was constructed by Payson-based Zion Builders Construction. The store employs 15 full time service staff. Design by MJM Architects of Memphis, Tenn., the Payson store has become the model of how future Big O Tires stores will be built and operated nationwide.

The tire store chain has made significant cutting-edge improvements in the energy efficiency of the building design to cut energy use by implementing the newest technologies in cooling, water, and lighting design.

The “Eco-friendly” design includes standards and practices that include pollution prevention, cleanliness, recycling, resource conservation and bio-friendly lubricants and flushes.

The Payson service center Big O Tires stocks more than 1,500 tires ready for immediate installation. Customers have access to top tire brands including. Services offered at Big O Tires includes: wheel alignment, brake repair, oil and lube, steering and suspension, windshield repair and replacement, air conditioning, batteries, starters and alternators, shocks, struts, cooling systems, transmissions, as well as the latest diagnostic and maintenance services.

Store hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed Sundays. Express service is available with Big O’s “Speed Lanes” to better serve customers. (Submitted to Serve Daily by Kevin Dunn.).