The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of tires and related products and services worldwide. The company manufactures and markets various lines of rubber tires for automobiles, trucks, buses, aircraft, motorcycles, earthmoving and mining equipment, farm implements, industrial equipment, and various other applications. In each case, the company’s tires are offered for sale to vehicle manufacturers for mounting as original equipment (OE) and for replacement worldwide. The company manufactures and sells tires under the Goodyear, Dunlop, Kelly, Debica, Sava, and Fulda brands; and various other company owned ‘house’ brands, and the private-label brands of certain customers. Segments North America This segment develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells tires and related products and services in the United States and Canada; and sells tires to various export markets, primarily through intersegment sales. This segment manufactures tires in six plants in the United States and two plants in Canada. This segment manufactures and sells tires for automobiles, trucks, buses, earthmoving and mining equipment, commercial and military aviation and industrial equipment, and for various other applications. Goodyear brand radial passenger tire lines sold in the United States and Canada include the Assurance family of product lines for the premium and mid-tier passenger and cross-over utility vehicle segments; the Eagle family of product lines for the high-performance segment; the Wrangler family of product lines for the sport utility vehicle and light truck segments; and the Ultra Grip family of winter tires. Additionally, the company offers Dunlop brand radial tire lines, including Signature II, SP Sport and Direzza for the passenger and performance segments; the Grandtrek tire lines for the cross-over, sport utility vehicle and light truck segment; and SP Winter, Winter Maxx and Grandtrek tire lines for the winter tire segment. This segment also manufactures and sells various lines of Kelly brand radial tires for passenger cars and light trucks in the United States and Canada. This segment’s commercial business unit provides commercial truck tires, retreads, services, tools and business solutions to trucking fleets. In 2015, this segment launched six new consumer tires, under the Goodyear, Dunlop and Kelly brands, including the company’s new Goodyear Wrangler Fortitude HT, Dunlop Signature HP and Kelly Edge tire lines. This segment’s commercial truck tire business launched four new tires under the Goodyear Fuel Max tire line to serve the company’s long haul and regional customers, as well as the Goodyear Endurance Waste Haul. In 2015, this segment also launched online tire sales, becoming the first major tire manufacturer to sell products, as well as installation services, online through the company’s Website, www.goodyear.com. As of December 31, 2015, the company had approximately 4,000 independent dealer and company-owned locations signed up as authorized installers. This segment also retreads truck, aviation and off-the-road (OTR) tires, primarily as a service to its commercial customers; manufactures tread rubber and other tire retreading materials for trucks, heavy equipment and aviation; provides automotive maintenance and repair services at approximately 600 retail outlets primarily under the Goodyear or Just Tires names; provides trucking fleets with new tires, retreads, mechanical service, preventative maintenance and roadside assistance from approximately 190 company-owned Goodyear Commercial Tire & Service Centers; sells automotive repair and maintenance items, automotive equipment and accessories and other items to dealers and consumers; sells chemical products and natural rubber to the company’s other business segments and to unaffiliated customers; and provides miscellaneous other products and services. This segment is a major supplier of tires to various manufacturers of automobiles, trucks and aircraft that have production facilities located in North America. Goodyear, Dunlop and Kelly brand tires are sold in the United States
goodyear tire & rubber co (GT:Frankfurt)
200 Innovation Way
Akron, OH 44316
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