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Cooper shows 3 new tyres in Geneva

Cooper shows 3 new tyres in Geneva

5th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe is showing a number of new products at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show (5-17 March), alongside bespoke 4x4 design firm the Chelsea Truck Company on stand number 1141 in Hall 6.3.

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Jason Clarke named Zenises British market MD

Jason Clarke named Zenises British market MD

5th March 2019 | 0 Comments

The Zenises Group has appointed Jason Clarke as its new managing director for the British market, as part of the expansion programme on which the company has embarked. With a broad experience of more than 22 years in the tyre industry, the new Zenises manager for the United Kingdom will be a great asset to help meet the Group’s growth goals.

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Cooper Tire launches Roadmaster RM351 HD mixed service drive tyre

Cooper Tire launches Roadmaster RM351 HD mixed service drive tyre

15th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire has launched the Roadmaster RM351 HD mixed service drive tyre to its North American commercial range. Engineered for mixed service applications such as construction, logging and mining operations, the tyre is designed for both on- and off-road driving, and comes in two sizes: 11R22.5 and 11R24.5, in load range H.

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United Steelworkers ratify Cooper Tire Texarkana labour agreement

6th February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has confirmed the ratification of its new four-year labour agreement by members of United Steelworkers (USW) Local 752L in Texarkana, Arkansas. The agreement covers more than 1,400 USW members.

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Cooper and Texarkana union make tentative agreement

1st February 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company reached a tentative agreement with the United Steelworkers Local 752L union in Texarkana, Arkansas on a new four-year labour contract.

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Cooper Tires becomes title sponsor, supplier of RallyX on Ice

Cooper Tires becomes title sponsor, supplier of RallyX on Ice

21st January 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has become the presenting sponsor to the RallyX on Ice Festival. The festival takes place over three rounds between 18 and 23 March 2019 in Åre, Sweden. The championship will be known as “RallyX on Ice presented by Cooper Tires”.

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Cooper Melksham cutback plans to proceed after consultation ends

Cooper Melksham cutback plans to proceed after consultation ends

18th January 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has confirmed that it will proceed with its plan to end light vehicle tyre production at its facility in Melksham, Wiltshire. The company’s latest statement follows the conclusion of its collective consultation process with employee representatives, which began in October 2018.

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Cooper wins Good Design awards for Discoverer AT3, Discoverer True North tyre ranges

Cooper wins Good Design awards for Discoverer AT3, Discoverer True North tyre ranges

21st December 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire’s Discoverer AT3 family of tyres, which includes three distinct all-season, all terrain tyres for SUVs and pick-up trucks, and its Discoverer True North, a tyre designed to provide strong grip and confident handling in winter weather, have earned 2018 Good Design awards from The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design in cooperation with the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies. The winning tyres were selected from more than 900 entries spanning nearly 50 countries.

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Cooper Tire and Sailun announce Vietnam TBR tyre joint venture

Cooper Tire and Sailun announce Vietnam TBR tyre joint venture

12th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is to form a joint venture with Sailun Vietnam Co, Ltd to build a 2 million capacity truck and bus radial manufacturing plant. Subject to closing and government approvals, the facility will be located near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, at the site of Sailun Vietnam’s existing operations, which early in 2018 signed an offtake agreement to produce Roadmaster, Dean and Starfire brand tyres for Cooper. The new announcement represents the latest move in a series of cooperative moves between the two firms - Sailun Jinyu invested in joining Cooper in its GRT JV in September.

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Cooper Tire opens ‘central’ US warehouse

Cooper Tire opens ‘central’ US warehouse

19th November 2018 | 0 Comments

The million square foot (92,900 square metre), centrally-located warehouse that Cooper Tire & Rubber Company erected near three of its factories in the USA is now in operation. The new warehouse in Byhalia, Mississippi employs approximately 100 people and is Cooper’s largest distribution centre nationwide.

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Cooper Tire & Rubber appoints new CFO

Cooper Tire & Rubber appoints new CFO

15th November 2018 | 0 Comments

Christopher J. Eperjesy is joining Cooper Tire & Rubber Company as its chief financial officer and senior-vice president, effective 10 December. He will succeed Ginger Jones, whose intention to retire was announced earlier in the year.

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Cooper announces plan to end light vehicle tyre production at Melksham

Cooper announces plan to end light vehicle tyre production at Melksham

10th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe is to enter a 10 month consultation period to decide the future of light vehicle tyre production at its Melksham, Wiltshire facility. News sources suggest that light vehicle tyre production currently in Melksham would be shifted to its factory in Serbia, pending the outcome of the consultation. The company states that the proposed change is a result of the “cost-competitive, globalised environment.” It adds that the Melksham facility “in its present form is not competitive within the Cooper global manufacturing network or the tyre industry at large.” It is Cooper Tire Europe’s highest cost production facility, and the company adds that it considers expanding or updating the facility to meet its light vehicle tyre needs to be “not economically feasible.”

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Oliver Solberg takes 2018 RallyX Nordic title on Cooper tyres

Oliver Solberg takes 2018 RallyX Nordic title on Cooper tyres

9th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Oliver Solberg has become 2018 RallyX Nordic Supercar champion after resisting pressure from his title rivals to prevail in fine winning style at the Tierp Arena. Solberg completed victory on Cooper tyres; the manufacturer was also headline sponsor for the event.

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Cooper adds all-season all-terrain tyre to range in Discoverer AT3 line

Cooper adds all-season all-terrain tyre to range in Discoverer AT3 line

3rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire unveiled the new Discoverer AT3 family of tyres at The Tire Cologne early this summer. The line, which includes three distinct all-season, all-terrain tyres features Cooper’s first ever all-season 4x4 product – the Discoverer AT34S.

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Cooper Tire promotes Ceneviz, names Yang as Tsaur’s successor

Cooper Tire promotes Ceneviz, names Yang as Tsaur’s successor

31st August 2018 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has announced two international leadership appointments. Luis Ceneviz takes on a position of greater responsibility within the company, while Alan Yang returns to Cooper to fill the position made vacant by the impending retirement of Allen Tsaur.

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