Michelin takes lead as industry grows

Davis, Bruce
September 2008
Rubber & Plastics News;9/8/2008, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p12
Trade Publication
The article presents information on a survey of the global tire industry, according to which Michelin SA was the No. 1 manufacturer in 2007, followed by Bridgestone Corp. The ranking is based on a firm's tire manufacturing-related revenue. Michelin's sales grew by 3% from 2006, while Bridgestone's tire-related sales rose by 12%. The article also presents charts on the financial results, sales, and earnings of several tire companies.


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