Goodyear Dunlop Dons Red for Comic Relief
Friday 13 March saw Goodyear employees and visitors to the company’s West Midlands sites show support for Comic Relief and Red Nose Day by donning red clothes and participating in a range of money-raising activities. The tyre maker not only hosted a dress down day, cake sales, competitions and raffles; a visit from business forum Vistage.
Consisting of a group of specially selected chief executives who share experience and knowledge in order to develop their own and members businesses, Vistage members were showcasing best practice information, including a focus on the Goodyear Dunlop’s successful Dunlop Motorsport operations. Delegates took an exclusive tour of Dunlop Motorsport’s Birmingham factory, seeing at first hand the manufacturing process and business methods used to produce the segment’s championship winning car and motorbike tyres for series such as the British Touring Car Championship, Le Mans and Motor GP.
Group managing director Mark Brickhill said, “Goodyear Dunlop is very proud of its business operations across the company and I am thrilled to be sharing our best practice with the Vistage members. Dunlop really is at the cutting edge of technology and this coupled with the businesses winning attitude helps to drive the company to success.
“I hope that following this visit they will be able to implement elements of our processes to further their own companies whether they are active in manufacturing or not.”