Goodyear opens offshore oil hose plant near Sao Paolo

Sao Paolo, Brazil — Goodyear Engineered Products opened its new offshore oil hose plant here today with President Tim Toppen, Sao Paulo Governor Geraldo Alchmin and Santana de Parnaiba Mayor Jose Benedito Fernandez participating.

The $13 million facility, located at Santana de Parnaiba northwest of Sao Paulo, creates 150 jobs and is the company’s fifth plant in Brazil. It will produce Goodyear Seawing floating and submarine oil hose, introduced earlier this year and designed to transfer crude oil and derivatives.

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