Oct 24, 2022

Goodyear Closing Cooper Motorcycle, Race Tire Plant in U.K.

Akron-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has begun the process of closing the Cooper Tire & Rubber motorcycle and race tire plant in Melksham, citing an increasingly challenging economic environment for the move.

The move, announced by Cooper Tire Europe, is to be complete by year-end 2023 and will affect roughly 350 employees.

The plant also houses a technical center and serves as Cooper’s European headquarters. …

Source: Crain’s Cleveland Business

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