At Pirelli's first plant in Mexico the tire maker has surpassed production of five million tires, most of them destined for North America.
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A Pirelli landmark: 5 million tires in 3 years

Pirelli Tire North America Inc. has surpassed the five million mark in production at its plant in Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico. Pirelli says it achieved the production figure ahead of schedule.

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Sumitomo creates tire production technology

Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. has completed the development of NEO-T01, a new manufacturing system “created in the pursuit of ultra-high precision tire production technology,” the company reports.

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Goodyear to launch 13 commercial products

"Our new product engine is as strong as ever," Richard Kramer, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s CEO and president, told investors during a conference call held earlier today, April 28.

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USW to vote on master contract with Goodyear

Ratification of the United Steelworkers' (USW) tentative labor contract with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is expected to take place by Sept. 18. USW officials say the agreement requires Goodyear to invest "a minimum of $600 million in capital expenditures to maintain our production facilities with state-of-the-art equipment."

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Union City plant now 'unprotected,' says Goodyear

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has secured unprotected status at its Union City, Tenn., plant, Goodyear Chairman, CEO and President Bob Keegan recently told investors. The plant produces passenger and light truck tires.

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Michelin to 'specialize' plants in France

Groupe Michelin plans to develop its Moncteau, France, plant into a "high performance facility" for earthmover tires and make its Tours, France, factory "a benchmark for high-tech truck tires in Europe," according to Michelin officials.

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