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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 is in Fort Mill, South Carolina. 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 who still uses it in its American operations.

COMPANY NAMES

General Tire & Rubber Company (1915-1984)

General Tire, Inc. (1984-1995)

Continental General Tire, Inc. (1995-2000)

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (2000-present)

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PRODUCTS

  • Tires
    • General Squeegee (At least 1939-1948)
    • General Winter-Cleat (At least 1948-1965)
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