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  • Ohio treasurer honors French Oil Mill Machinery

    PIQUA, Ohio—French Oil Mill Machinery was honored with a proclamation from Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel for outstanding contribution to manufacturing and the skilled trades industry on Manufacturing Day.

  • USW President Gerard denounces Obama deal on TPP

    PITTSBURGH—The newly minted 12 nation deal on a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement is a bad deal for American workers and should be rejected, according to Leo W. Gerard, international president of the United Steelworkers union.

  • TPMS concerns prompt car recall by distributor

    WASHINGTON—Southeast Toyota Distributors L.L.C. has recalled 949 Toyota Prius C vehicles, model year 2015, because their tire pressure monitoring systems may be calibrated improperly. The cars in question were manufactured between April 20...

  • Cooper, Voma dispute U.S. tariffs on tires

    WASHINGTON—Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and tire importer ITG Voma Corp. have filed documents with the U.S. Court of International Trade disputing the U.S. Commerce Department's antidumping and countervailing duties findings against Chinese passenger ...

  • Firestone retail stores adding Toyo to lineup

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill.—Bridgestone Retail Operations L.L.C. is adding the Toyo Extensa A/S and H/P tire lines to the product portfolio at its 1,700 Firestone Complete Auto Care locations in the U.S., describing Toyo as the “logical choice” for the...

  • Duties show modest impact thus far

    AKRON—A strange thing happened along the path to throttling the Chinese threat to the U.S. tire industry. It never really quite happened. At least not yet. There have been noticeable departures of some importers/distributors, and trade...