BFGoodrich Tires celebrate 150 years of innovation and performance

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BFGoodrich Tires started as a small rubber company in Akron, Ohio in 1870, and 150 years after, it became a powerhouse of innovation and performance enablement.

During the past century and a half, BFGoodrich’s accomplishments include the first pneumatic car tire produced in the U.S., tires for the first car to drive coast to coast, tires on the historic flight of the Spirit of St. Louis, the first tubeless tires, the first radial tire in the U.S., and tires on the Columbia space shuttles.

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BFGoodrich Launches Two New Regional Truck Tires

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Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the brand, BFGoodrich commercial truck tires is launching two new regional tires — the Route Control S and Route Control D.

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BFGoodrich tire tech improves Bass Pro Shops’ fishing shoe

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GREENVILLE, S.C.―Michelin North America’s BFGoodrich tire brand, in association with Bass Pro Shops, has introduced a fishing shoe inspired by tire technology.

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BFGoodrich introduces new farm implement tire: the Implement Control

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BFGoodrich commercial tires has launched a new long-wearing, robust agricultural implement tire – the BFGoodrich Implement Control to help American farmers protect soil quality and maximize yields.

Entirely American made, the tire is designed for pull-behind farming implements and tillage applications to handle heavy loads.

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Goodyear blimp hangars, stores to host toy drive events in December

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AKRON — Goodyear and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve are teaming up to help lift spirits this Christmas season by collecting toys and gifts for the Toys for Tots program.

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Sumitomo recalling Falken, Dunlop, Goodyear tires for tread separation issues

WASHINGTON — Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. is recalling 2,286 passenger tires sold in the U.S. earlier this year under the Goodyear, Dunlop and Falken brand names because of possible tread separation issues.

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BFGoodrich Announces Tradesmen Support Program in Canada

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BFGoodrich Tires has announced the launch of its tradesmen support program in Canada for the benefit of people who work in construction, agriculture, landscaping and other trades that depend on pickup trucks to do the work.

According to the company, this program is aimed at decreasing downtime and costs due to tire and vehicle issue, thus easing the work for the tradespeople.

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Sidewall decals offered to customize BFGoodrich tires

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GREENVILLE, S.C. — Michelin North America Inc. has partnered with Tire Stickers L.L.C., a supplier of tire sidewall decals, to offer decals for five BFGoodrich tire lines.

In business since 2007, Tire Stickers produces sidewall decals for vehicle owners who want to customize the look of their tires.

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BFGoodrich Tires Extends Popular Lines For The Demands Of Police Vehicles

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BFGoodrich Tires has introduced two of its most popular car and light-truck tire lines in new fitments for the most widely used police-pursuit vehicles. The tires are designed and made in the United States and have been accepted on the U.S. Government’s Cooperative Approved Tire List (CATL), which lists tires capable of handling police duties.

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BFGoodrich Tires Partners with World Surf League

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GREENVILLE, S.C.July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BFGoodrich® Tires has partnered with the World Surf League to become the official tire of the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing July 28 through Aug. 5 in Huntington Beach, Calif. The event is the largest professional sports competition and action sports festival in the world.

As the official tire of the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, BFGoodrich will bring surfing fans a chance to answer the brand’s big question: What are you building for?

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