Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia (YTMV) announced it has agreed in principle to a new four-year contract with United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1023. Tetsuro Murakami, president of Salem, Virginia-based YTMV, made the announcement. Local 1023 represents approximately 500 employees at the Salem plant. The new agreement will replace the last contract that was signed in 2018.
Yokohama Rubber has started production at its Visakhapatnam plant in India. The new plant was built to expand the production capacity of Yokohama Off-Highway Tires (YOHT). Yokohama Rubber says the new plant was originally scheduled to begin production in the first quarter of 2023, but the earlier than planned startup will enable YOHT to respond
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announced its plans to increase ownership in its Mexico joint venture tire manufacturing facility.
Bridgestone has expanded warehouses at two of its U.S. passenger and light truck tire manufacturing facilities: Aiken Co., South Carolina and Wilson, North Carolina.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Europe Ltd., will move forward with a previously announced proposal to cease light vehicle tire production at its Melksham, England facility.
Montgomery County, Tennessee Mayor Jim Durrett recently surprised those at the Hankook Tire Tennessee Plant with an official proclamation honoring the company’s history.
Double Coin and CMA unveiled a video giving viewers a 360° virtual tour of its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Thailand.
Bridgestone Corp. announced that it will invest 9.2 billion forint ($32 million) in its plant in Tatabánya, Hungary.
Bridgestone Des Moines Plant Receives ‘Platinum Level’ in Caterpillar Supplier Quality Certification
Bridgestone’s agriculture tire manufacturing plant in Des Moines, Iowa, received the highest level in the Caterpillar Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP) Certification.
Nokian Tyres has made progress in its Dayton, Tennessee factory since its groundbreaking ceremony in September 2017.
In January 2020, Camso will open a new track manufacturing plant to help meet the demand of tracks and track systems in the agriculture and construction industries.
A former Bridgestone Americas employee at its plant in La Vergne, Tennessee has sued the company over claims of harassment and wrongful termination