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Cooper Is Looking Outside of China for TBR Supply

As the federal government considers additional duties on truck, bus, and radial (TBR) tires from China, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. does not believe the domestic supply of tires will be enough to meet the demand for TBR tires in the U.S. in the near term.

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Cooper Tire Increases Its Profitability in 2Q

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of $71.3 million on net sales of $740.3 million for the second quarter of 2016. That compares to income of $60.4 million on sales of $751.8 million for the same period the previous year.

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Cooper's results are down all around in 2013

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. posted net income of $19.6 million on net sales of $861 million for its fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2013. That compares to income of $73 million on sales of $1 billion for the same period the previous year.

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SEMA Show, Day Two: Warrior tires from CMA

Warrior passenger tires are about to enter the United States for the second time. The tire line was re-introduced by Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and the China Manufacturers Alliance LLC at the 2013 Global Tire Expo in Las Vegas.

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Cooper tire factory in China remains closed

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s passenger and truck tire plant in Rongcheng, China, remains unmanned following a work stoppage that begin in July. The stoppage coincided with the announcement that Apollo Tyres Ltd. had purchased the Findlay, Ohio-based company.

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OTR tire production is not in Toyo's future

When Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. bought out Toyo Tire & Rubber Co.'s 30% stake in their joint venture Nippon Giant Tire subsidiary on May 31, 2012, Goodyear said the reason was simple: It wanted to keep up with growing demand for OTR tires, particularly in Australia.

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Kenda: Plant sale will help the company grow

The announcement on Thursday, March 3, 2011, that Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. bought out Kenda Rubber Industrial Co. Ltd.'s 50% share in their joint venture plant in Kunshan, China, came from Cooper.

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