Solideal, which manufactures heavy-duty industrial pneumatic tires, plans to lay off more workers at its tire plants in Sri Lanka and China as the global recession has started to impact its exports.
(Dutch News) Amtel, the Russian owner of car tyre maker Vredestein, is putting the company up for sale, the NRC reports on Monday.
An early morning electrical fire last week destroyed part of the building of Raffield Tire Master’s retreading plant in Macon, Ga.
(Edmonton Journal) The former managers of seven Tirecraft stores in Alberta and Saskatchewan are suing the bankrupt company and its directors in a $2.7-million breach of contract suit.
The Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau welcomed nine new members from across the globe.
(Seguin (Texas) Gazette-Enterprise) He’s built it, and they have come.
The following column, written by Steven Cole Smith, appeared in the Orlando Sentinel.
The Commercial Fleet Tire Digest published by Pressure Systems International is now available in a Spanish language version.
(Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer) Cumberland County sheriff’s deputies have provided extra security at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plant in Fayetteville after a death threat was made Friday, officials said.
(Greenville News) French tire maker Michelin Group said Monday it has cut operations “significantly” at most of its plants across the world in response to declining demand.
Pirelli Tire North America has been selected by Competent Motorsport, LLC as the official tire supplier and title sponsor for the 2009 and 2010 Drivers Cup USA.
Pirelli said it still plans to invest another 250 million euros in its Romanian factories by 2011, despite the current economic landscape.