Feb 11, 2021

Sumitomo Rubber Industries plans major expansion in Town of Tonawanda

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. — A long time tire maker in the Town of Tonawanda is getting a major economic boost from its parent company and will be adding new jobs as a result.

Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd., the world’s fifth largest tire manufacturer, announced it will be investing $122 million into it’s Sheridan Drive plant. The money will go towards new manufacturing technology as the facility approaches 100 years of tire building at its current location in 2023.

Source: WGRZ-TV

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