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AKRON, Ohio, August 22, 2013 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will hold a conference call to discuss details of its newly ratified master labor contract with the United Steelworkers union at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27.
Participating in the conference call will be Richard J. Kramer, chairman and chief executive officer, and Darren R. Wells, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
The master contract covers about 8,000 employees at plants in Akron, Ohio; Buffalo, N.Y.; Danville, Va.; Fayetteville, N.C.; Gadsden, Ala.; and Topeka, Kan.
Approximately 45 minutes prior to the commencement of the call, the company will post the financial and other information about the contract that will be presented on its investor relations Web site: http://investor.goodyear.com.
Investors, members of the media and other interested persons can access the conference call on the Web site or via telephone by calling either (800) 895-1085 or (785) 424-1055 before 8:55 a.m. on August 27 and providing the Conference ID “Goodyear.” A taped replay will be available later that day by calling (800) 688-9459 or (402) 220-1373. The replay will also remain available on the Web site.
Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs approximately 69,000 people and manufactures its products in 52 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear or its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate. GT-FN