To Jimmy Yang, vice-chairman of Kenda Rubber Ind. Co. Ltd., status quo is unacceptable. The 52-year-old company was already one of the largest producers of specialty tires in the world when it began manufacturing passenger tires in 2001.
Tags: Jimmy Yang, Kenda USA, Tire plants
Tags: Groundbreaking, Hankook Tire Co. Ltd., Tire plants
Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s Warren County, Tenn., truck tire manufacturing plant has earned LEED v3 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) recertification at the Silver level by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
Tags: Green, LEED, Plant capacity, Tim Bent, Tire plants
Tags: Plant capacity, Salem, Tex Murakami, Tire plants, USW
The Marangoni Group is serious about selling its consumer tire manufacturing plant in Anagni, Italy. It has hired PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) to help with the sale.
Tags: Massimo De Alessandri, Tire plants, Unions
Tags: Lexington, OTR tires, Pete Selleck, S.C., Tire plants
Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi LLC, a manufacturing subsidiary of Yokohama Tire Corp., has announced the hiring of its first employee, Human Resources Manager Melissa Orman.
Tags: Rob Harrelson, Tire plants, West Point
Tags: Airless Tires, Concept tires, Hankook, Hankook Tire Co. Ltd., Hyum Bum CHo, OE tires, Seung Hwa Suh, Tire plants
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. reports it is strengthening its activities to preserve biological diversity at its five plants in Japan.
Tags: Biodiversity, Going green, Tire plants, Yokohama Rubber
Tags: Philippines, Plant closures, Tire plants
The United Steelworkers (USW) have filed a petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission claiming the flood of imported consumer tires from China have led to thousands of job losses and a growing number of plant closings throughout the United States.
Tags: Chinese imports, Leo Gerard, Tire plants, USW
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