Apr 12, 2023

Cooper Tire Production at Standstill Following Tornado Damage

Production at the Cooper Tire plant remains idle as work cleaning up the significant damage caused by an early-morning tornado on April 1 continues.

Company officials have offered no timetable as to when some 1,700 workers can return to the plant to make tires. Goodyear, which acquired Cooper in 2021, is still evaluating the extent of the damage after the tornado grazed the facility but has not revealed what it has found. …

Source: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Yahoo! News

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