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  • Michelin confirms Tweel plant investment at $50 million

    Nov 20, 2014

    PIEDMONT, S.C.—Michelin North America Inc. has budgeted about $50 million to convert a 135,000-sq.-ft. structure in Piedmont to the first manufacturing site for its non-pneumatic Tweel tire/wheel assembly, the company said at the plant's christening on Nov. 20.

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  • Apollo re-designates CFO to new position

    Nov 19, 2014

    KOCHI, India—Apollo Tyres said it will re-designate Sunam Sarkar, its president and chief financial officer, to the position of president and chief business officer. The switch will also see him relocate to Singapore, the firm said on Nov. 19.

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  • U.K. firms, government to tackle tire safety

    Nov 19, 2014

    LONDON—The tire industry in the United Kingdom and various government agencies have agreed to work more closely together in order to reduce tire-related road casualties every year.

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  • Goodyear wins leadership development award

    Nov 19, 2014

    AKRON—Goodyear has earned a 2014 Aon Hewitt Top Companies for Leaders award for strength of leadership practices and culture, examples of leader development on a global scale, alignment of business and leadership strategy, company reputation, business and financial performance.

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