Michelin celebrates 120 years today

ERJ staff report (DS)

Clermon-Ferrand, France — 120 years ago today (28 May 1889) two brothers created a company called Michelin & Cie. The company ws located on the site of a former convent at Carmes-Déchaussés, now known as Carmes.

Two years later, the brothers began making the de-mountable bicycle tyre.

Michelin is marking the occasion with a special exhibition at its new venue, l’Aventure Michelin in Clermont

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