Cooper to boost tire production in low-cost lands

Moore, Miles
March 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;3/10/2008, Vol. 37 Issue 16, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that by 2012, as much as 45 percent of the tire production of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s production will be outside of the U.S. It was revealed by the firm's top executive. Roy Armes, Cooper chairman and chief executive officer (CEO), said that the increase in tire production capacity abroad from 18 percent today to 35-45 percent in five years is part of the firm's strategic plan to have 6-7 percent annual growth in that period.


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