South of the border

Davis, Bruce
October 2007
Rubber & Plastics News;10/15/2007, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p41
Trade Publication
The article reports that Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has formed a sales and distribution joint venture and signed an off-take production agreement with a Mexican tire maker covering broadline passenger and light-truck radials. The joint venture, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. de Mexico SA de CV in Queretaro, Mexico, is owned 50-50 by Cooper and Corporacion de Occidente SA de CV. Cooper-brand and associate-brand tires produced under this arrangement will be sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.


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