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Cooper investing US$4 million in Tupelo mixing

15th July 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber is investing a further $4 million into its plant in Tupelo, Mississippi. Local news sources, citing documents filed with the city said the money will be invested in upgrading the Tupelo plant’s mixing facilities.

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Micheldever appoints Mitchell as wholesale director

Micheldever appoints Mitchell as wholesale director

3rd July 2019 | 0 Comments

Micheldever Tyre Services (MTS) has appointed Graham Mitchell as its new wholesale director. Mitchell will take over the key strategic role following Alan Baldwin’s retirement, scheduled for November. In a 17-year career in the tyre industry, Mitchell has acquired extensive experience across both UK and European markets. He joins MTS from Cooper Tire, where he held senior management roles that included sales director for UK and Western Europe and UK and Northern Europe sales director.

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Cooper names Clifford global Avon motorcycle manager

Cooper names Clifford global Avon motorcycle manager

14th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Europe Ltd. Has appointed Dominic Clifford as global Avon motorcycle manager. He is responsible for worldwide sales of Avon motorcycle tyres and is based in Melksham, Wiltshire, where he reports to Jaap van Wessum, General Manager EMEA, Cooper Tire Europe.

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Cooper launches Pro Series LHT trailer tyre

Cooper launches Pro Series LHT trailer tyre

10th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire has introduced a new long haul trailer (LHT) tyre, which completes the company’s signature Cooper Pro Series product line-up with fitments at each tractor/trailer wheel position. The Cooper Pro Series LHT joins the Cooper Pro Series long haul drive and long-haul steer tyres that were previously introduced. The new trailer tyre is available in 295/75 R22.5, with additional sizes becoming available later this summer.

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Cooper Tire Awards Annual Roy V. Armes, Centennial scholarships

30th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has selected six high school seniors to receive scholarships to pursue higher education. The Roy V. Armes Scholarship, in the amount of $5,000, and five Cooper Centennial Scholarships, in the amount of $1,000 each, were awarded.

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Cooper Discoverer ATT SUV tyre offers rugged performance, road comfort combo

Cooper Discoverer ATT SUV tyre offers rugged performance, road comfort combo

8th May 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire Europe has introduced its new Discoverer ATT. The new 4x4/SUV tyre is designed for 60 per cent on-road, 40 per cent off-road applications, with fitments available for a wide range of CUVs and SUVs.

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Cooper declares 189th annual dividend

3rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company has announced a quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share. The dividend will be payable 28 June, 2019 to stockholders of record at the close of business 3 June, 2019. This will mark the 189th consecutive quarterly dividend paid by Cooper.

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Cooper to supply 2019 French Rallycross Championship tyres

Cooper to supply 2019 French Rallycross Championship tyres

1st May 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper has become the official tyre supplier to the French Rallycross Championship, a nine-round series, including traditional rallycross venues such as Dreux, Essay-Ducs, Lessay and Kerlabo. Cooper branding will be displayed prominently on cars, trackside and around the paddock.

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Melksham restructuring hits Cooper with international operating loss

Melksham restructuring hits Cooper with international operating loss

29th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tire has seen sales and profits rise in North America, while international figures have declined considerably. Overall, this amounts to small increases for the company. The company’s international operations (outside the Americas) loss of 1 million dollars is 8 million dollars down on the operating profit of 7 million dollars in the first quarter of 2018, which is largely explained by the 5 million dollars it has spent in ending light tyre production in Melksham, Wiltshire. Cooper expects these charges to amount to between 8 and 11 million dollars in the total year.

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Cooper Tires challenges Coulthard in new video series

Cooper Tires challenges Coulthard in new video series

24th April 2019 | 0 Comments

Cooper Tires has produced a new series of videos with ex-Formula 1 star and brand ambassador David Coulthard. In the new DriveTribe.com series, the tyre manufacturer challenges Coulthard to explore the role that tyres play in a range of extreme driving conditions.

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Cooper Tire to supply 2019 World Rallycross Championship tyres for 6th season

Cooper Tire to supply 2019 World Rallycross Championship tyres for 6th season

3rd April 2019 | 0 Comments

In its role as the official tyre supplier and associate partner to the FIA World Rallycross Championship, Cooper Tire Europe will supply bespoke World RX tyres to all teams for the sixth consecutive season. This year’s World RX calendar consists of 11 rounds, taking the spectacle of World Rallycross all over Europe, but also into Canada, South Africa and the UAE.

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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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