Michelin is reducing tire production in Canada

Michelin North America (Canada) Inc. has begun reducing the production of passenger and light truck tires at its Pictou County plant in Nova Scotia. The reduction will continue through June 30, 2015.


Firestone ag plant reaches Silver Level

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations LLC has been awarded the 2013 Iowa Recognition for Performance Excellence (IRPE) Silver Award for its farm tire operation in Des Moines, Iowa.


Cooper plant receives more certifications

The energy management system at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s manufacturing facility in Texarkana, Ark., was recently certified "as meeting requirements of both ISO 50001:2011 and ANSI/MSE 50021:2012.

Marangoni Tread North America plant employees celebrate the one-year anniversary of Unitread in the U.S.

One year for Marangoni's Unitread in the U.S.

One year ago, Marangoni Tread North America Inc. invested $7.5 million to construct a plant in Madison, Tenn., to produce Unitread precure treads. A celebration of that one-year anniversary was recently hosted by CEO and President Bill Sweatman and Manufacturing Manager Chanthavy Vongsamphanh.


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Bob Ulrich was named Modern Tire Dealer editor in August 2000. He joined the magazine in 1985 as assistant editor, and has been responsible for gathering statistical information for MTD's "Facts Issue" since 1993.
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