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Yokohama Celebrates TBR Factory Opening

What does it take to build a tire factory? For Yokohama Rubber Co.’s first green field factory in the U.S., it’s taken just over 24 months and tireless teamwork with the state of Mississippi, as well as construction and utility partners. Over the course of two years more than 535,000 cubic yards of cut and

New Kumho Georgia Plant Progresses, Set for 2016 Open

Kumho Tire USA Inc.’s first U.S. tire plant is well on its way toward completion, as work crews at the site near Macon, Ga., have been racing to meet construction deadlines. The 1-million-square-foot tire plant, according to local reports, is about 90% complete and is on track to begin production in early 2016. Delayed for

Conti’s Sumter Plant Expansion Breaks Ground

Continental Tire the Americas broke ground on its Sumter, S.C., facility expansion on Sept. 9, beginning Phase II at the plant. “This announcement celebrates Continental’s trust in the Sumter facility to continue delivering quality products to our customers,” said Jochen Etzel, CEO of Continental Tire the Americas. Phase II will add an additional 720,000 square

Goodyear Set to Build Plant

Goodyear this morning announced plans to build a new $500 million consumer tire plant somewhere in the Americas. It is believed that South Carolina will be the site for the new facility, which will have an initial capacity of some six million passenger and light truck tires per year. In recent days, there have been