Goodyear to close tire plant in Philippines

McNulty, Mike
July 2009
Rubber & Plastics News;7/27/2009, Vol. 38 Issue 26, p6
Trade Publication
The article informs that by the end of the third quarter Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. will close its Las Pinas, Philippines, tire plant as part of its plan to trim manufacturing capacity globally. According to a spokesman of the firm the move will eliminate about 2 million units of annual production capacity and will result in the layoff of about 500 of the tire maker's 600 employees in the Philippines.


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