Apollo Vredestein to Shut Down Plants in Europe

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 to Shut Down Plants in Europe

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 is scaling back operations at its U.S. tire factory in Rome, Ga. due to the COVID-19 emergency.

Pirelli Will Reduce Operations at U.S. Plant

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 says it will suspend tire and chemical manufacturing in its Americas region.

Goodyear Will Shut Down Manufacturing in Americas Region

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's plants in China are running at above 90% capacity, says Triangle Tire USA CEO Manny Cicero.

Triangle Plants in China Near Full Capacity

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.


Tire CEOs Focus on Sustainability

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.  

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