Goodyear confirms Wolverhampton plant closure

Goodyear’s Wolverhampton mixing and retreading facility will be closed, subject to the ongoing consultation (as we go to print)

Goodyear Dunlop UK has confirmed the closure of its Wolverhampton retreading plant. Closure will happen on a phased basis. The first roles to be made redundant are likely to occur on 31 December 2015, with anticipated production at the plant ending no earlier than January 2017.  “It is important to understand that no alternatives to the company’s proposal have been made”, company representatives wrote in a statement.

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