The activities of the Goodyear Tire Rubber Company & originates in the year 1898. The brand got its name in honor of the brave pioneer Charles vukanizacii Gudiera. At the same time was created recognizable brand in the form of a shoe with wings, which embodies a symbolic link to the past.
The path from the bottom to the status of the world's largest tire company in the world began with the release of the first tires for your bike.
Global brand Goodyear with all its thousands of projects reflects the courage and innovation of the company's founder. Today, one of the largest Goodyear tire companies with huge sales of more than 15 billion dollars. The company produces tire products under brands such as Dunlop, Kelly, Fulda, Lee, Sava and Debica. In addition, there is a separate unit for the production of rubber and polymers in the automotive and industrial market.
In the year 1910 was opened in Boumènvill′. It was the first outing for United States border.
In 1926 the company became the leader among manufacturers of rubber products.
In 1927 year opened its first European Tyre production in Vulverhèmptone. At the same time, the product range was enlarged with brake hoses and a first all-season protective figure with ribs for the car. With the direct participation of the company first developed hydraulic brakes for aircraft.
At the end of the 30-ies of the specialists of the enterprise has developed and tested the first American tires using synthetic rubber. In 1947, the year first appeared nylon tires. Firm Goodyear applied old tires, as a building material.
In the early 90 's there was opened the first shop for sale in Beijing. Goodyear was the first company from the West in China. American tire manufacturer became the first who have appeared online shop. In 1996 year Infinitred is released-with a lifetime warranty on the tire tread.
Scientists of the company was presented with the revolutionary "smart wear" Smartwear applied OptiGrip bus.
Specialists implemented service launch TireManager Goodyear with the purpose of increase of a level of service dealers and customers. Service was established on the basis of Internet technology and to quickly obtain complete information when selecting tires for your car.
Research Division of Goodyear busy Nobel Laureate Paul Flouri (Paul Flory) in the field of polymers. Two officers received the Medal, the highest award in Goodyear's Department of rubber materials of the American Chemical Society.
Goodyear collected Research Center engineers and scientists from around the world who continue to develop modern technology science rubber and polymer materials. Scientists involved in such diverse fields as computer science, physics, mathematics and others.
The company was one of the initiators of the introduction of EU regulation on a new marking of tyres.