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The Pennsylvania Rubber Company was founded on May 25, 1899 by Herbert DuPay in Erie, Pennsylvania. Its industry is tennis balls (originally including other rubber products) and its headquarters is in Phoenix, Arizona (formerly Jeannette, Pennsylvania). It was purchased by the General Tire & Rubber Company in 1945. It was acquired by HEAD, Inc. in 1999.

COMPANY NAMES

  • Pennsylvania Rubber Company (1899-1999)
  • Penn Racquet Sports, Inc. (1999-present)

PRODUCTS

  • "Century" White Sheet Packing
  • Fruit Jar Rings
  • Gaskets
  • "Greenleaf" Garden Hose
  • Interlocking Tiling
  • "Pennsylvania" Championship Tennis Balls
  • "Pennsylvania" Tires
    • Clincher
    • Oilproof Vacuum Cup
  • Valves
  • Water Hose
    • Pneumatic
    • Steam
    • Water

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