Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is the largest business in Northeast Ohio, according to the 2012 Fortune 500 list.
Based on 2011 sales of $22.8 billion, Goodyear is ranked by Fortune as the 126th largest business in the country, up from 139th last year.
Compiled since 1955, the Fortune 500 ranks U.S. companies by sales specifically, by total revenues for their respective fiscal years. Included in the survey are companies that are incorporated and operate in the U.S. and file financial statements with a government agency.
The complete Fortune 500 listing
is in the magazine’s May 21 issue.
Goodyear employs some 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 53 facilities in 22 countries.