New study indicates plastic does decompose in the ocean, but the plastics release potentially toxic chemicals which can disrupt the functioning of hormones in animals.
Canadian Plastics Industry Association wants Ottawa and some provincial governments to help the industry boost investments and save jobs.
World of Rubber, the 61-year-old Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. museum across from the company's Ohio headquarters, will close due to declining attendance.
China's deputy commerce minister flew to Washington on Monday to lobby against a proposal to impose punitive duties of up to 55 percent on imports of Chinese tires.
Tire and rubber company will add 32,000 square feet to its Tupelo plant and potentially more jobs by March.
New Carlisle Tire and Wheel tire and inner tube factory to be built in Jackson expected to create about 440 new jobs, Tennessee economic development officials said.
Company said Friday it would close a tire plant in the Philippines as part of its strategy to reduce production capacity amid weaker global demand.
Three-year contract covering 10,300 steelworkers at seven Goodyear plants was scheduled to expire Saturday, but has been extended until Aug. 15.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber plant in Union City, Tenn., is giving out buyout checks through Friday to 550 employees.
U.S. International Trade Commission ruled Chinese tire manufacturers unfairly dumping their products on U.S. market, hurting domestic tire makers and fueling unemployment.
Faced with plummeting demand, French tiremaker plans to cut 1,093 jobs over a three year period, starting in 2010, through voluntary departures.
Federal appeals court has ordered Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. to release hundreds of documents on the design and construction of its tires.
Canada's largest plastics producer said Friday it received more regulatory approvals for its takeover by Abu Dhabi investment firm International Petroleum Investment Co.
Tire retailers say U.S. manufacturers are not making the less-expensive tires that are popular with today's cash-strapped motorists.
United Steelworkers of America and Goodyear begin national contract talks with the recession as a backdrop and job security a key priority.
An Oklahoma congressman believes jobs in his district will continue to be threatened unless existing trade rules are used to stem Chinese tire imports into the United States.
Company will cease consumer tire production at its plant in Amiens, France, and dismiss 820 of the facility's 1,200 workers, saying it is too costly to operate.
Tire and rubber company’s plant in Union City, Tenn., plans to cut back the seven-day continuous operating schedule to an eight-hour, five-day work week beginning July 6.
Michelin North America said it will permanently shut down its BFGoodrich Tire plant Oct. 31 in east Alabama because of declining demand, a move that will cost about 1,000 jobs.
Top executive of the biggest U.S. tire company said it will consider more cost cutting this year if measures already taken aren't enough in a down economy.
PepsiCo said it will save 75 million pounds of plastic a year with its Eco-Fina bottle that uses 20 percent less plastic as part of a wider effort to be more eco-friendly.
Group of about 1,000 protesters rallied in the city of Reims in northeastern France to try to avert the shutdown of a Continental tire factory in nearby Clairoix.
Union employees of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plant in Topeka have approved a contract that will allow the company to cut between 200 and 225 jobs.
Connecticut's attorney general says six companies have agreed to stop manufacturing baby bottles that contain Bisphenol-A, a chemical some studies suggest may be harmful to infants.