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Goodyear to Officially Open New Global Headquarters


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AKRON, OH--April 30, 2013 -- The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new Global Headquarters with representatives from the State of Ohio, the City of Akron and Summit County; local members of Congress; and officials of Industrial Realty Group.

When:

11 a.m., Thursday, May 9 (please arrive by 10:40 a.m. if setup is required)



Where:

Goodyear's New Global Headquarters


200 Innovation Way


Akron, OH 44316


GPS location (210 Innovation Way, Akron, OH 44305)



Speakers:

Goodyear Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard J. Kramer


Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor


Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic



Background:

Groundbreaking for the new Global Headquarters was held April 18, 2011. The Headquarters and adjacent Akron Innovation Center are home to about 3,000 associates.

Interviews with key participants and limited media tours of the new Global Headquarters will be available following the ceremony.

This event is not open to the public.

Please confirm your attendance with Goodyear by contacting either Keith Price or Scott Baughman. If you need to use any type of wireless microphone, please let us know.

Parking will be available adjacent parking garage (225 Innovation Way, Akron, OH 44305).

The event is planned to be held outdoors --an alternative indoor location will be used in the event of inclement weather.

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. Founded in Akron, Ohio in 1898, it employs about 69,000 people and manufactures its products in 52 facilities in 22 countries around the world.