Goodyear Celebrates 125 Years of Innovation and Excellence

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, a name synonymous with quality and innovation in the tire industry, is celebrating its 125th anniversary. Founded on 29 August 1898, Goodyear's journey from its inception to becoming one of the world's leading tire manufacturers is nothing short of remarkable.

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August 29, 2023

A Legacy of Pioneering Spirit

The story of Goodyear is deeply intertwined with the tales of its founders, Frank Seiberling and Charles Goodyear. Their entrepreneurial spirit, combined with a relentless commitment to innovation, quality, and opportunity, has been the driving force behind Goodyear's success. Over the years, the company has faced numerous challenges, but its dedication to excellence has always prevailed.

Moments that Defined Goodyear

Throughout its history, Goodyear has been at the forefront of many iconic moments in the automotive and sports world:

- The 24 Hours of LeMans in 1966 saw Bruce McLaren making a mark at the Mulsanne Hairpin turn.
- Robbie Keane's celebrated goal during the WOLVES V STOCKPORT COUNTY match at MOLINEUX in 1998.
- The company's involvement in various racing events, with legends like Jackie Stewart gracing the tracks on Goodyear tires.
- Goodyear's iconic blimps have been a constant presence over major events, including the World Cup in Munich in 1974.

A Commitment to the Future

While Goodyear takes a moment to look back and celebrate its rich history, the company remains committed to the future. With continuous investments in technology and innovation, Goodyear is poised to lead the tire industry for many more years to come.

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