USTMA Pushes for Support of Ohio Unsafe Used Tire Bill
The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association joined Ohio state legislators Tuesday morning to urge the Ohio House to support a bill that would prevent the installation of unsafe used tires on Ohio vehicles.
Nexen Opening Tire Technology Center
Nexen Tire America plans to break ground on its new tire technology center in Richfield, Ohio on Oct. 17. The 5 million dollar 34,000 sq. ft. building will include offices, labs, test machines, and a warehouse.
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.
Three States Target Used Tires in Legislation
New Jersey, Ohio, and Texas have proposed legislation that would protect consumers from unsafe used tires. The Rubber Manufacturers Association supports these efforts.
Bridgestone Invests $17.3 Million to Renovate Akron Data Center
With the quick snip of ceremonial scissors at a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony April 18, Bridgestone Americas celebrated the completion of its $17.3 million renovation to the company’s Akron Data Center.
Marangoni Adds Ohio Dealer
Hancock County Tire & Retreading in Bluffton, Ohio, is now a member of the Marangoni Tread North America family of independent retreaders. “Hancock County Tire & Retreading added the Marangoni Ringtread system because we like to be different in the way we go to market and everyone sells precure treads but, the Ringtread separates us
Dealer Tire Named a 2016 Top Workplace in NE Ohio
The Cleveland Plain Dealer has named the Cleveland-based tire distributor Dealer Tire as a 2016 Top Workplaces Workplace Achiever in Northeast Ohio. “We’re fortunate to have great associates who have helped build Dealer Tire into a leading business in a relatively short period of time,” said Megan Mayhugh Arth, partner and chief people officer at
Goodyear Unveils Test Store
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is rethinking the customer experience of its Goodyear Auto Service stores with the opening of a new location at Summit Mall in Fairlawn, Ohio. The new store, located near the tiremaker’s headquarters, will be a fully operational store where Goodyear can test new ideas. During a June 16 store preview,
Blackburn OEM Expands, Relocates HQ
Blackburn OEM Wheel Solutions is continuing its expansion with an additional facility in Macedonia, Ohio. The company has relocated its corporate office to the new facility, and the new facility will accommodate the company’s growth with additional office space, warehouse space, and shipping and receiving docks. “Purchasing this facility enables us to meet the needs of
New Akron Area Tech Center
Kenda USA is calling Green, Ohio, home for its new Kenda American Technology Center. The tiremaker hosted a ribbon cutting and pre-opening preview with Kenda executives and government officials on Nov. 9 at the new facility, just minutes from Akron and Kenda’s Martin Wheel Co. “We feel that Akron is a good town of operation
Goodyear Collecting Toys for Tots at Blimp Bases
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has partnered again with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve to benefit the Toys for Tots Foundation. The tiremaker will open its U.S. blimp bases in Ohio, California and Florida to collect toys for the foundation, while giving the public a close-up view of the airships. “We are pleased to
Kenda Brings New Tech Center to the Akron Area
Kenda USA is calling Green, Ohio, home to its new Kenda American Technology Center. The tiremaker hosted a ribbon cutting and pre-opening preview with Kenda executives and government officials on Nov. 9 at the new facility, just minutes from Akron and Kenda’s Martin Wheel Co. Back to the Rubber City “We feel that Akron is