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Yokohama Tire and USW Union Agree on Four-Year Contract

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’s New OTR Plant in India Begins Production

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 To Acquire 100% Ownership of Mexico Manufacturing Plant

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announced its plans to increase ownership in its Mexico joint venture tire manufacturing facility.

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Bridgestone Announces $72 Million Investment in Two US Tire Plants

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 Europe to Cease Light Vehicle Tire Production at England Facility

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.

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Hankook Tire Honored By Montgomery County Government for 77th Anniversary

Montgomery County, Tennessee Mayor Jim Durrett recently surprised those at the Hankook Tire Tennessee Plant with an official proclamation honoring the company’s history.

Take a Virtual Tour of Double Coin’s Automated Tire Plant in Thailand

Double Coin and CMA unveiled a video giving viewers a 360° virtual tour of its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Thailand.

Double Coin Tire Thailand Factory Virtual Tour
Bridgestone to Invest $32 Million in Hungarian Plant

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.

Construction Underway at Nokian Tyres’ Tennessee Factory

Nokian Tyres has made progress in its Dayton, Tennessee factory since its groundbreaking ceremony in September 2017.

Nokain Tyres Dayton Tennessee factory construction
Camso to Open New Track, Track System Manufacturing Plant in Kansas

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. 

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Former Bridgestone Americas Employee Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

A former Bridgestone Americas employee at its plant in La Vergne, Tennessee has sued the company over claims of harassment and wrongful termination