Continental AG and Continental Tire the Americas LLC are “closely monitoring the potential impact of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as it continues to spread.”
Titan International Inc. says it will maintain normal manufacturing operations “in order to support the food and agriculture industry.”
Apollo Vredestein BV is scaling back production at its European plants in Hungary and the Netherlands “to protect our workforce in line with government health and advisory measures.”
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is temporarily shutting down its tire plants in Europe to protect the health and safety of employees and respond to changes in market demand.
Pirelli Tire North America, in an effort to protect the health and safety of its workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, will reduce operations at its plant in Rome, Ga., starting on March 22.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will suspend tire and chemical manufacturing in its Americas region through at least April 3 or until further notice “in response to the sudden decline in market demand resulting from the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Triangle Tire Tire USA says its four manufacturing plants are now operating near full capacity after a lull created by the Chinese New Year and subsequent coronavirus shutdown.
More employees have been laid off at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. manufacturing plant in Gadsden, Ala., as the company continues to restructure its U.S. operations.
Groupe Michelin says all of its plants will emit zero carbon dioxide by the year 2050.
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.
Bridgestone Americas Inc. says it "has achieved the tire industry's first at-scale use of recovered carbon black."
Arvind Poddar, chairman and managing director of Balkrishna Industries Ltd., has been named Best Transformational Leader by the Asian Center for Corporate Governance & Sustainability.
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.
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