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The United States Rubber Company was founded in 1892 by Charles R. Flint in Naugatuck, Connecticut following a merger of eleven rubber companies. Its industry was primarily tires and its headquarters were in Greenville, South Carolina. It was located in New York City, New York for some time. In 1986 it merged with the B. F. Goodrich Company. In 1990, it was acquired by the Michelin Group.

ADDRESSES

Airplane Tire Department

  • 6600 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI. (1942)

Eureka Fire Hose Department

  • 27 Barclay Street, New York City, NY. (1922)

SUBSIDIARIES

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COMPANY NAMES

  • United States Rubber Company (1892-1961)
  • Uniroyal, Inc. (1961-1986)
  • Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Company (1986-1990)

PRODUCTS

  • Airplane Tires
  • "Asbeston" Asbestos Fabric
  • Bicycle Tires
  • "Black Hawk" Hi-Heat Metallic Packing
  • "Paragon" Fire Hose
  • Car Tires
    • Chain
    • Nobby
    • Plain
    • Royal Butyl
    • Royal Cord
    • Royal Master
    • USCO Cords
  • Cloth Inserted Sheet Packing
  • "Dreadnaught" Safety Suits
  • "Keds" Basketball Shoes
    • "Comet"
  • Locomotive Packings
  • "Peerless" Packings
    • Flax
    • Piston
    • Special Canvas Pump
  • "Rain-Besto" High Pressure Rod Packing
  • "Rainbow" Sheet Packing
  • "Sabeco" Belt Dressing
  • "Sawyer" Canvas Belting
  • Truck Tires
  • "U. S. Peerless" Battery Separators
  • "Usudurian" Packing Self-Vulcanizing Sheets
  • "Vanda" Packing Compressed Fibre Sheets
  • "Wizard" Asbestos Packing
    • Braided
    • Twisted

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