Goodyear cuts back

McNulty, Mike
February 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;2/9/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 14, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the business strategy of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. to deal with the current global economic downturn. The company plans to close its rubber mixing plant in Virginia and shift the site's production to its factory in New York. It also plans to cut tire production at undisclosed plants in Asia and Latin America and curtail commercial and consumer tire manufacturing at its North American facilities for at least the next several months due to weak demands.


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