Retail

'Made in America' TV program showcases Goodyear

Posted on March 15, 2004

Television viewers will get a behind-the-scenes look at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. thanks to the Travel Channel's "Made in America" program.

Scheduled to air tomorrow (March 16) at 9 p.m. EST, the program, hosted by John Ratzenberger, best known as Cliff Clavin on the popular show "Cheers," shows off Goodyear's World of Rubber museum in Goodyear Hall, the Akron Technical Center, labs and test track.

A film crew from Studio City, Calif., filmed exclusive footage last May which will be augmented with historical and manufacturing video from Goodyear's Electronic Communications Department.

Ratzenberger takes viewers on a tour of Goodyear's computerized tire design area, labs, anechoic chamber (a room where vehicle noise is studied), and the company's Akron test track.

The show also highlights other Akron landmarks, including the All-American Soap Box Derby.

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories
News The Fastest Growing Tire Category in Canada

Three out of four Canadian motorists are using winter tires, and the vast majority of those winter tire owners are convinced their tires have saved them from a potentially hazardous driving situation.  

News Tire Discounters Tops 125-Store Mark

Tire Discounters Inc. now has more than 125 locations with the recent opening of three stores in Indiana and an outlet in Kentucky.

"We've designed our stores to be a modern mom-and-pop for busy families and businesspeople," says Julie Holmes, co-CEO of Virginia Tire & Auto LLC. 
News Virginia Tire & Auto Opens 17th Store

Virginia Tire & Auto LLC has opened a new store in Vienna, Va., the fourth new location the dealership has opened this year.

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from MTD delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the tire industry and don't miss a thing!