Tire Manufacturing in the US
The Tire Manufacturing industry is rolling its way to recovery. Revenue grew substantially in 2010 and 2011, as the release of pent-up demand for tires from the recession resulted in sales growth during the economic recovery, bringing several major players out of the red. The past five years have not been without challenges, however, as input price volatility forced some companies to close plants and offshore operations in an effort to save money. Still, the industry will continue to improve over the next five years, benefiting from the recovery of the auto industry, as well as rising demand from consumers for tires that improve fuel efficiency.
This industry manufactures aircraft and motor vehicle tires, inner tubes and tire repair materials. The finished products are then sold to aircraft and motor vehicle manufacturers and tire wholesalers. Operators within this industry do not retread tires.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Compagnie Generale des Etablissements Michelin
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
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