25 years ago—Nov. 3, 1975
The United Rubber Workers union re-elects Peter Bommarito to his fourth term as president.
Bridgestone Tire Co. of America Inc. and its ad agency agree to a Federal Trade Commission order to quit running tire ads with unsubstantiated claims about quality and performance.
Amerace Corp. completes its purchase of Anchor Coupling Co., which started as a hostile takeover but ended as a board-approved sale.
10 years ago—Oct. 29, 1990
Expecting to post a $500 million loss for the year, Groupe Michelin announces plans to cut capacity and jobs.
Goodyear reports its largest quarterly loss in four years, and decides to cut another 800 jobs.
Pirelli Power Transmission Corp. buys V-belt maker Durkee-Atwood Co.
Five years ago—Oct. 30, 1995
Mapa Pioneer Corp. plans to close its Attica, Ohio, glove plant and consolidate operations at a facility in Willard, Ohio.
Yale-South Haven Inc. opens a mixing facility in Carmi, Ill.
American Industrial Partners completes the purchase of RBX Holding Corp., parent of five rubber companies.