Cooper Tire Corp. in Findlay, Ohio, manufactures Hercules tires. In July 2010, Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. and Cooper Tire Corp. celebrated 50 years as partners. Hercules Tire was founded in the 1950's and formed its partnership with Cooper Tire Corp. in the '60s.
Hercules Tire is the fourth largest tire maker worldwide. Although its products are best known in the United States and Canada, it has received global recognition. Since the company's inception, Hercules has led the industry at various times with tires that range from passenger, SUV, light truck, medium truck, trailer, off-road and a variety of others.