AKRON, Ohio, May 19, 2016 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company received two prestigious North American supplier awards for its performance in environmental sustainability and environmental stewardship by Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA).
"SIA seeks to recognize suppliers who make efforts to align with our core value of environmental stewardship," said Tim DeLong, Senior Manager of Purchasing for SIA. "We applaud Goodyear for its dedication to the environment."
Goodyear received the awards for its environmental scorecard and its commitment to excellence in this area. The award was presented Wednesday at Subaru’s 2016 Supplier Awards Ceremony. The awards program was part of Subaru’s Annual Supplier Conference held in Indianapolis, Ind.
“We are very proud to be recognized by Subaru in this important area,” said Johann Finkelmeier, Goodyear’s vice president of North America original equipment sales. “Goodyear continues to care for our communities and environments and we are committed to share the planet responsibly with suppliers.”
Goodyear supplies original equipment tires to the popular Subaru Legacy model.
SIA is an Indiana-based manufacturer of the Subaru Outback, Legacy and Impreza line of vehicles.
About The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company:
Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 66,000 people and manufactures its products in 49 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 and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate/.
About Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc.:
Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA), a subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd., is the home of North American Subaru production. Models built at the Lafayette, Indiana plant include the Subaru Legacy and Outback. SIA is scheduled to begin production of the Subaru Impreza in late 2016. SIA employs over 4,400 associates, and every associate is committed to quality, safety and environmental stewardship. An industry leader in environmental stewardship, SIA was the first auto assembly plant in America to achieve zero landfill status. For more information, visit www.subaru-sia.com/.