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Michelin Appoints New HR Officer in North America

Felicia Sanders will take over as chief human resources officer of Michelin North America when David Stafford retires in December.

Magna Tyres Opens North American Office

Magna Tyres Group announced that the company is expanding its worldwide network of offices and distribution with a new office in Canada.

Cooper Tire to Lay Off 80 Workers

Cooper Tire will lay off 80 people in North America due to a reorganization of certain departments according to an emailed statement from the company.

PBR Brand Pads Now Available in US

PBR Brand Brake pads are once again available to the North American marketplace, and are available online for DIY and DIFM overnight deliveries.

MOMO Introduces New North American Tire Line

MOMO has announced that its full range of passenger, light truck and SUV tires are now available in North America. Engineered in Italy, the tires feature cutting-edge tread designs for enhanced performance in all driving conditions.

Nokian Opens New Warehouse in Illinois

Nokian Tyres has announced the opening of its seventh North American distribution center in Shorewood, Ill.

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Denso Invests $75.5 Million into North America

Denso has invested approximately $75.5 million into their North American network to advance innovation by attracting top talent to the company. The company is investing in its North American regional headquarters based in Southfield, Mich., and one of its satellite offices located in Dublin, Ohio.

Kenda Adds Zollner to Automotive Business Unit

American Kenda Rubber has named Phyllis Zollner the southeast sales manager for its North American automotive business unit, effective immediately.

Bridgestone’s Baratta to Retire, Seidel Named Successor

John Baratta, Bridgestone Americas president of consumer replacement tire sales announces retirement after 34 years with the company.

Ateq Hires Marketing Coordinator

Heidi Franklin has joined Ateq TPMS Tools as the company’s newest marketing coordinator. Franklin will be responsible for marketing the aviation, leak testing, and TPMS divisions of Ateq in North America. “Ateq has experienced growth in all divisions of the company and knew it was time to bring on additional resources,” said Sheila Stevens, marketing

Michelin Breaks Ground on Central Mexico Plant

Groupe Michelin broke ground on its new $510 million passenger tire plant in León, Guanajuato, in central Mexico, on Aug. 22. During the official groundbreaking ceremony of Michelin’s 21st North America facility and largest global investment for 2016, the tiremaker honored government dignitaries, customers and company leaders. “Our actions here today demonstrate our confidence in

Michelin Invests $3.1 Billion in North America Growth Strategy

Michelin North America announced it has invested more than $3.1 billion since 2011 to support its sustainable growth strategies. “Michelin has invested billions of dollars and created tens of thousands of jobs since arriving in North America more than 40 years ago,” said Pete Selleck, chairman and president of Michelin North America. “Michelin North America’s