ERJ staff report (BC)
Akron, Ohio - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has been named a Thomson Reuters 2012 Top 100 Global Innovator today for the second consecutive year.
Thomson Reuters makes the awards on the basis of a series of proprietary patent-related metrics.
"This recognition is further evidence that Goodyear is continuing its drive as the tire industry's innovation leader," stated chief technology officer Joseph Zekoski. "Whether it's the innovative tread zones and evolving traction grooves in the Goodyear Assurance TripleTred All-Season tire or future breakthroughs such as Air Maintenance Technology, Goodyear is leading with innovative products that consumers need and want."