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{{Company|image1 = Imagedjdiwkeiifuw.jpg|industry = Tires|founded = September 29, 1915|founder(s) = *William F. O'Neil
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*Winfred E. Fouse|headquarters = *Akron, OH. (1915-1984)
The '''General Tire & Rubber Company''' was founded on September 29th, 1915 by William F. O'Neil and Winfred E. Fouse in Akron, Ohio. Its industry was tires and its headquarters is in Fort Mill, South Carolina. General Tire created a holding company called [[GenCorp]] in 1984. GenCorp sold General Tire to [[Continental AG]] in 1987 who still uses it in its American operations.
 
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*Fairlawn, OH. (1984-1987)
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*Charlotte, NC. (1987-present)|owner(s) = *[[GenCorp, Inc.]] (1984-1987)
'''PRODUCTS'''
 
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*[[Continental AG]] (1987-present)|image2 = Screen-Shot-2017-10-17-at-10.37.05-AM.png|caption2 = Continental Tire the Americas, LLC headquarters in Fort Mill, SC.}}The '''General Tire & Rubber Company''' was founded on September 29, 1915 by William F. O'Neil and Winfred E. Fouse in Akron, Ohio. Its industry was tires and its headquarters were in Akron, Ohio (1915-1984), Fairlawn, Ohio (1984-1987), Charlotte, North Carolina (1987-present). In 1984, the company reorganized as General Tire, Inc. with [[GenCorp, Inc.]] as a holding company. GenCorp sold General Tire to [[Continental AG]] in 1987.[[File:Imageygkkgmdoeo.jpg|thumb|276x276px]]
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=== '''<u>COMPANY NAMES</u>''' ===
   
General Squeegee (At least 1939-1948)
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* General Tire & Rubber Company (1915-1984)
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* General Tire, Inc. (1984-1995)
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* Continental General Tire, Inc. (1995-2000)
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* Continental Tire North America, Inc. (2000-2010)
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* Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (2010-present)[[File:Imagertutiocfoe.jpg|thumb]]
 
=== '''<u>PRODUCTS</u>''' ===
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* Automobile Tires
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** "General" Squeegee
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** "General" Winter-Cleat
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* "K-C" Tire Accessories
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**"Red-Coat" Self-Vulcanizing Re-Liner
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**"Vulc-Tite" Self-Vulcanizing Patch
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*Truck Tires
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** "General" Rib-Highway
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==='''<u>ADVERTISEMENTS</u>'''===
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<gallery widths="185">
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Generaltirerubbergbsg.png|''Motor World'' (July 12, 1916)
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Gentire6.PNG|''The Saturday Evening Post'' (May 1, 1920)
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Generaltire5.PNG|''Motor Age'' (July 7, 1921)
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Gentirerub8.png|''New Equipment Digest'' (June 1939)
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Gentire.JPG|''The Saturday Evening Post'' (Aug. 3, 1940)
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Generaltire3.PNG|''Aviation'' (October 1942)
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Generaltire2.JPG|''Commercial Car Journal'' (September 1950)
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Gentire4.PNG|''Commercial Car Journal'' (March 1955)
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</gallery>
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[[Category:Companies founded in 1915]]
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[[Category:Companies of Ohio]]
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[[Category:Companies of Akron, OH.]]
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[[Category:Companies of Fairlawn, OH.]]
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[[Category:Companies of North Carolina]]
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[[Category:Companies of Charlotte, NC.]]
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[[Category:Tires]]

Latest revision as of 00:04, 21 November 2021

The General Tire & Rubber Company was founded on September 29, 1915 by William F. O'Neil and Winfred E. Fouse in Akron, Ohio. Its industry was tires and its headquarters were in Akron, Ohio (1915-1984), Fairlawn, Ohio (1984-1987), Charlotte, North Carolina (1987-present). In 1984, the company reorganized as General Tire, Inc. with GenCorp, Inc. as a holding company. GenCorp sold General Tire to Continental AG in 1987.

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COMPANY NAMES

  • General Tire & Rubber Company (1915-1984)
  • General Tire, Inc. (1984-1995)
  • Continental General Tire, Inc. (1995-2000)
  • Continental Tire North America, Inc. (2000-2010)
  • Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (2010-present)
    Imagertutiocfoe.jpg

PRODUCTS

  • Automobile Tires
    • "General" Squeegee
    • "General" Winter-Cleat
  • "K-C" Tire Accessories
    • "Red-Coat" Self-Vulcanizing Re-Liner
    • "Vulc-Tite" Self-Vulcanizing Patch
  • Truck Tires
    • "General" Rib-Highway

ADVERTISEMENTS