Today, American company Cooper Tire & Rubber Company ranks 9th in the world tyre market.
Important dates :
1926: the Cooper Tire Company was founded in the United States.
1997: Cooper acquired English manufacturer Avon Tyres.
The company operates in US, Europe (UK), and Asia (China), but 69% of its annual sales come from North America.
Its 2008 annual sales amounted to $2.9 billion.
Cooper manufacture tyres for cars and 4x4s; as well as vans, motorbikes, and motorsports to a lesser extent.
Competition / sports sponsorship
- Official supplier & sponsor of the British F3 International Series.
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