The CEOs of 11 global tire manufacturers — representing 65% of the world's tire making capacity — are supporting the creation of the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR), designed to lead improvements in the socioeconomic and environmental performance of the natural rubber value chain.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. recently marked its fifth year as a member of the Dream It. Do It." program, sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers and Manufacturing Institute.
Bridgestone Americas Inc.'s off-the-road (OTR) tire plant in Bloomington, Ill., has been recertified for continued participation in the Illinois Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program as a Star participant.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will upgrade its passenger and light truck tire plant in Fayetteville, N.C., with the help of up to $30 million in grants from the state Job Maintenance and Capital Development Fund.
Goodyear posted a net loss of $61 million on net sales of $3.6 billion for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. That compares to income of $75 million on sales of $3.8 billion for the same period in fiscal 2018.
The four-year labor agreement between the United Steelworkers (USW) and Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s Clarksdale, Miss., bladder and mixing facility is tentative no more.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. will begin building a race tire manufacturing plant in Akron, Ohio, in the summer of 2019. Production is set to begin in 2020 and will reach about 30,000 Firehawk tires every year.
After just one year of operation, CEAT's new ag radial plant has released 100 unique tire sizes.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. went through a reorganization last week. Although the company would not comment on which departments were affected, it did share a few details with Modern Tire Dealer.
Four domestic tire manufacturers were recognized by the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) for excellence and improvements in worker health and safety.
Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. has established a tire research and development center in North Carolina, with R&D activities scheduled to start this September -- initially in the greater Charlotte area.
Yokohama Tire Corp.’s plant in Salem, Va., has celebrated its 25th anniversary and produced its 80 millionth tire.
Nexen Tire Corp. is taking another step forward in the European market with the groundbreaking of its new plant in Zatec, Czech Republic.