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What manufacturers in the United States make tires?

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According to the Rubber Manufacturers Association, tire manufacturers in the United States include Bridgestone Americas, Continental Tire, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and Michelin. Other United States tire manufacturers include Pirelli Tire North America, Toyo Tire Holdings of America and Yokohama Tire Corporation.

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Not all of the manufacturers that produce tires in the United States are American-owned companies. Only Goodyear Tires, Cooper Tire and their subsidiaries are American-owned companies, according to HowToBuyAmerican.com.

All tire manufacturers located in the United States are represented by the Rubber Manufacturers Association. RMA represents its members before federal, state and local government entities. This association also develops safety standards for passenger, light truck and commercial truck tires. In addition, it advocates for economically and environmentally sound scrap tire management polices, aggregates data pertaining to United States tire shipments and educates consumers about proper tire care, according to the RMA website.

Consumers can find contact information on the RMA site for tire manufacturers in the United States. This site also includes information on tire safety, videos on tire maintenance and facts about rubber, as well as publications for tire service professionals, consumers and those in the scrap tire industry, among others.

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