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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
About a quarter of all Merchant's Tire & Auto Service Centers have been rebranded NTB Tire and Service Centers. TBC Corp. says the rebranding affects 29 locations in North and South Carolina.
Continental AG and Continental Tire the Americas LLC have donated $115,000 to the American Red Cross for recovery efforts following flooding events in South Carolina.
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.
South Carolina-based Michelin North America Inc. has donated $100,000 to the American Red Cross in support of flood-relief efforts underway in its home state.
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 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.
A new program from Michelin North America Inc. will provide assistance to public elementary schools in communities where Michelin has facilities.