Cooper to boost capacity at US factory

From Rubber & Plastics News

Findlay, Ohio-Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will add capacity this year for 500,000 performance tyres annually at its Findlay passenger and light truck tyre plant, investing $1.8 million in new equipment.

The expansion, which represents about a 5.5-percent increase, will create at least 30 jobs, Cooper said.

“This expansion allows us to increase production of high-performance tyres and also add new equipment to enhance our quality and productivity,” said Bill Woeste, vice president of manufacturing. “We expect this equipment to be in place…

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