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ContiTech Consolidates 2 Georgia Textile Plants

Continental AG's ContiTech division is consolidating two textile facilities in Georgia, both of which make elements used in tire production. The company also is investing more than $9 million to update the surviving Barnesville facility.  

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Michelin Buys 2 Tire Pressure Control Companies to Create Farm Tire Solutions

Michelin Group has acquired two manufacturers of tire pressure control systems with one goal in mind: to become the global leader for central tire inflation systems (CTIS) in the agricultural market. It also marks Michelin's entrance into the larger world of providing solutions to farmers beyond tires.  

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Bridgestone Retail Stores Raise $1.4 Million for Boys and Girls Clubs

Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC has raised $1.4 million for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America this year. Customers of the company's retail stores generated most of the money by rounding up their purchases to the nearest dollar, with the proceeds going to the Boys & Girls Clubs.  

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Extraordinary Loss Fails to Halt Toyo's Positive Momentum

Despite an extraordinary loss of $38.9 million related to its almost two-year-old seismic isolation rubber issue, Toyo Tire & Rubber Co. Ltd. was able to post a healthy profit of $103.7 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2017.

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