Goodyear Inc
Looking back, the founding of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in 1898 seems especially remarkable, for the beginning was anything but auspicious. The 38-year-old founder, Frank A. Seiberling, purchased the company’s first plant with a $3,500 down payment -- using money he borrowed from a brother-in-law Lucius C. Miles. The rubber and cotton that were the lifeblood of the industry had to be transported from halfway around the world, to a landlocked town that had only limited rail transportation. Even the man the company’s name memorialized, Charles Goodyear, had died penniless 30 years earlier despite his discovery of vulcanization after a long and courageous search.
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Company Name:

Goodyear Inc

Company Description: Goodyear was founded in 1898 by Frank Seiberling. Goodyear manufactures tires for automobiles, commercial trucks, light trucks, SUVs, race cars, airplanes, and heavy earth-mover machinery.
Contact Person: Loope Red
Address: 1144 East Market Street Akro , Ohio 44316-0001
Phone: (330) 796-2121
Fax Number: (330) 796-2222
Product/Service: tires
Country: United States of America
Website: http://www.goodyear.com/