A year of recovery

Davis, Bruce
September 2011
Rubber & Plastics News;9/5/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p0014
Trade Publication
The article reports on the economic recovery in the global tire industry in 2010 depicted in the 20% growth in collective revenue of major tire manufacturers worldwide, after experiencing recession in 2008 and 2009. It says that Bridgestone Corp. has retained the number one stop in terms of 2010 sales for the third consecutive year in the annual ranking of "Rubber & Plastics News" (RPN) periodical. It relates that Michelin Tire Co. hold the second position followed by Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.


Related Articles

  • Big Three tyremakers fight for market share.  // Automotive Engineer;Sep97, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p8 

    Focuses on the competition between tyremakers Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. of the U.S., Michelin Tire Co. of France and Japan's Bridgestone Corp. for a global market share. Stance taken by Bridgestone for market build up; Share of the companies in their home markets; Range of tires introduced...

  • Top 75 tire makers see higher revenue. Davis, Bruce // Rubber & Plastics News;9/17/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p14 

    The article reports on the 22 percent increase of the total revenue for the world's 75 largest tire companies in 2011. It states that Bridgestone Corp. has maintained its top spot in the ranking for the fourth straight year and has recorded seven percent growth in 2011. The ranking is also...

  • And the winner is... Davis, Bruce // European Rubber Journal;Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 196 Issue 5, p0021 

    The article discusses the retention of the position of tire maker Bridgestone Corp. in the Global Top 75 ranking of tire sales. Group Michelin, Goodyear and Continental A.G. occupy the next three positions in a global market that declined slightly. Bridgestone's holdings in...

  • Firms cautious about 2nd half. Davis, Bruce // Tire Business;9/16/2002, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p10 

    Reports the sales of several companies in the tire industry. Forecast of the operating income at Bridgestone Corp.; Growth of the operating income at Michelin; Impact of economic recession on Goodyear.

  • Tire makers eye earnings improvement, weaker sales. Davis, Bruce; McCarron, Kathy // Tire Business;8/31/2015, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p0001 

    The article reports on tire makers' projections on improved operating earnings helped by falling crude oil and natural rubber prices and their less optimistic sales forecasts for the full year 2015. Major tire makers that were mentioned include Bridgestone, Michelin, and Goodyear. Also discussed...

  • Tire makers use different yardstick to measure success.  // Rubber & Plastics News;9/7/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p0008 

    The article offers information on the ranking of several tire and rubber companies in the tire industry including Bridgestone, Michelin and Goodyear.

  • Pricing wars. Begin, Sherri // Rubber & Plastics News;5/14/2001, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p1 

    Reports the price hikes in passenger and light truck aftermarket tires in the U.S. Percentage of increase; Estimation on the market share of Michelin and Goodyear brands; Influence of brand and product on the percentage of increase.

  • Tyre industry recovered in 2010. Davis, Bruce // European Rubber Journal;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 193 Issue 5, p0018 

    The article reports on the recovery of the tyre industry worldwide in 2010. It mentions that the global tyre market experienced a business revenue increase of 20% to 152 billion dollars in the said year. It notes some companies which performed well in the period including Apollo Tyres Ltd.,...

  • Bridgestone weighs in on top again, with $26 billion in tire-related sales. Davis, Bruce // Tire Business;8/31/2015, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p0009 

    The article discusses the "Tire Business" magazine's 2015 Top 75 tire makers ranking, which was topped by Bridgestone Corp. Topics include the changes in the 2015 ranking such as the advancement of South Korea's Nexen Tire Corp. From 22nd to 18th ranking, the estimated tire-related sales of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics