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South Carolina Focuses on Tire Dumping

South Carolinians generate about 12,600 waste tires per day, and the state says without proper management the 4.6 million tires generated annually pose a potential health and environmental risk.

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Now on the Hill: a Congressional Tire Caucus

Congressmen from South Carolina and Tennessee have formed the bipartisan Congressional Tire Caucus which, among other things, will highlight the tire industry's economic impact on the country.

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Scrap Tire Conference Heads to South Carolina in 2019

The Scrap Tire Research and Education Foundation (STREF) will host its eighth Scrap Tire Conference in the nation's largest tire production state. Greenville, S.C., will be the meeting spot on Dec. 4-5, 2019.  

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Giti Sponsors Math and Science Contest

Giti Tire Manufacturing (USA) Ltd. is doing more than building tires in Chester County, S.C. As part of the tire company's efforts to support its local community, Giti is sponsoring a math and science club and competition in the local school district.

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UPDATED: Chinese Tire Maker Wanli Plans U.S. Factory

A committee of South Carolina lawmakers is considering issuing $40.5 million in bonds as an incentive to support the construction of a tire manufacturing plant by Wanli Tire Corp. Ltd. The company says the first phase of construction will include a capacity of 6 million consumer tires annually.

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Michelin Golf Outing Sets Fundraising Record

Michelin North America Inc. says it raised a record $682,000 from its annual charity golf tournament. The event, held every October at golf courses in the Greenville, S.C., area, receives generous support from Michelin suppliers and business partners throughout the world.

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Michelin's Selleck: Remove Confederate flag

Michelin North America Inc.’s Chairman and President Pete Selleck is stepping into what may be South Carolina’s biggest, most long-lasting political controversy — the flying of the Confederate flag on the State Capitol grounds.

Giti Tire Group's Executive Chairman Enki Tan speaks with South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley during the groundbreaking for Giti's plant in Chester County, S.C. It's the company's first plant in North America.
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Giti breaks ground in South Carolina

Giti Tire Group executives were joined by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley along with state and county officials in a groundbreaking ceremony for the company’s new facility in Chester County on Feb. 12, 2015.

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