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Goodyear temporarily suspends Manufacturing in Americas region

Goodyear continues to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with its closure of more manufacturing hubs in the Americas.

A phased shut down will begin across the company’s tire, retread and chemical plants in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and the United States over the coming days. Its facility in Peru was closed earlier this week.

The company will closely monitor the local conditions surrounding its warehouse and distribution operations, as well as inventory and supply levels to continue delivery of Goodyear products.

Goodyear, following the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has introduced a number of preventative measures at its facilities, including limiting visitor access and business travel, implementing remote working and social distancing practices and increasing frequency of disinfection.

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