News from Notch Consulting, Inc.

September 23, 2009

Cooper Breaks Ground on Tupelo Expansion

Filed under: Carbon Black, General, Rubber Chemicals, Silica, Tire Cord, Tires — Notch @ 8:37 pm

On Tuesday, September 22, Cooper Tire & Rubber held a groundbreaking ceremony for a $7 million expansion of its tire plant in Tupelo, Mississippi. The plant currently occupies more than 1.6 million square feet and employs more than 1,250 people. Construction is set to begin this month on a 32,000-square-foot addition, which will include a new mixer as well as a new mixing building. The project is expected to be complete by April 2010.

Pat Jodon, Plant Manager for the Cooper Tire Tupelo, Miss., facility, said, “This expansion will enable Cooper to produce more technologically advanced products and will enable the Company to improve the competitiveness of its operations.

Here is the press release.

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