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Judge Orders New Union Vote at Kumho Plant

Workers inside the Kumho Tire Georgia Inc. plant in Macon, Ga., are entitled to a new union vote after an administrative law judge determined the company violated employees' rights during its first union election in October 2017.

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7 Tire Makers Earn Safety Awards

Seven tire manufacturers with U.S. production facilities were recognized by the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) for their safety records and improvements.

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Goodyear Will Cut Jobs and Modernize Plants in Germany

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plans to upgrade and automate two of its tire manufacturing facilities in Germany to increase production of premium tires 17 inches and larger. But the modernization of the plants comes at a cost for workers — about 1,100 jobs will be eliminated.  

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Michelin Will Close Passenger Tire Plant in the UK

Michelin Group will close a 47-year-old tire plant in Dundee, Scotland, by mid-2020. The factory produces consumer tires — 16 inches and smaller — and the company says the market's accelerated adoption of larger tires has made the plant unsustainable.

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BKT Will Build a Tire Plant in the U.S., Says Poddar

Arvind Poddar, chairman and managing director of Balkrishna Industries Ltd. (BKT), wasn't able to attend his induction into the Tire Industry Association Hall of Fame on Oct. 29 due to a death in the family. But thanks to a video message and one big announcement, he was there in more than just spirit.

The first truck tires produced at Apollo's Hungary factory were recently delivered to a transportation company in Belgium.
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Apollo's Hungary Truck Tire Plant Is Producing Tires

Apollo Tyres Ltd.'s Hungarian truck tire facility is officially up and running. The first tires produced by the plant, Apollo Endurace RT HD tires in size 385/65R22.5, have been delivered to Piessens and Zonen from Londerzeel, Belgium, a company specializing in transporting construction materials.

Triangle leader Ding Yuhua died unexpectedly on June 13, 2018.
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Triangle Tyre's Chairman Ding Dies at 69

Triangle Tyre Co. Ltd. announced that Ding Yuhua, executive chairman and director of the board, died unexpectedly on the morning of June 13, 2018. He was 69 years old.

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