|Exchange:||NASDAQ national market|
|Stock:||Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co|
|Industry:||Rubber & Plastics|
|Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co is an Ohio corporation organized in 1898. It is a manufacturer of tires and rubber products, engaged in operations in regions of the world. It also manufactures and markets several lines of power transmission belts, hoses and other rubber products for the transportation industry and various industrial and chemical markets, and rubber-related chemicals for various applications. The Company is an operator of commercial truck service and tire retreading centers. The Company’s operation segments are North American Tire; European Union Tire; Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Tire; Latin American Tire; Asia Pacific Tire; and Engineered Products. The Company's principal business is the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of tires and related products and services worldwide. It manufactures and sells tires under the Goodyear brand, the Dunlop brand, the Kelly brand, the Fulda brand, the Debica brand, the Sava brand and various other owned house brands, and the private-label brands of certain customers. In certain markets it also: retreads truck, aviation and heavy equipment tires, manufactures and sells tread rubber and other tire retreading materials, provides automotive repair services and miscellaneous other products and services, and manufacture and sell flaps for truck tires and other types of tires. The principal products of the Tire Segments are new tires for applications. Each Tire Segment exports tires to other Tire Segments. North American Tire manufactures and sells tires for automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, buses, earthmoving equipment, commercial and military aviation and industrial equipment and for various other applications. European Union Tire segment develops, manufactures, distributes and sells tires for automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, farm implements and construction equipment in Western Europe, exports tires to other regions of the world and provides related products and services. Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa Tire segment manufactures and sells passenger, truck, farm, bicycle and construction equipment tires in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Eastern Europe Tire manufactures tires in six plants in Poland, Slovenia, Turkey, Morocco and South Africa. Latin American Tire segment manufactures and sells automobile, truck and farm tires throughout Central and South America and in Mexico, sells tires to various export markets, retreads and sells commercial truck, aviation and heavy equipment tires, and provides other products and services. Latin American Tire manufactures tires in six facilities in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela. Asia Pacific Tire segment manufactures and sells tires for automobiles, light and medium trucks, farm and construction equipment and aviation throughout the Asia Pacific markets. Asia Pacific Tire manufactures tires in 11 plants in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand. Engineered Products segment develops, manufactures, distributes and sells numerous rubber and thermoplastic products worldwide. The products and services offered by Engineered Products include belts and hoses for motor vehicles, conveyor and power transmission belts, air, water, steam, hydraulic, petroleum, fuel, chemical and materials handling hose for industrial applications, rubber track for agricultural and construction equipment, anti-vibration products, tank tracks, and miscellaneous products and services. The principal raw materials used by the company are synthetic and natural rubber. The Company owns approximately 2,588 products, process and equipment patents issued by the United States Patent Office and approximately 5,827 patents issued or granted in other countries around the world.|
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