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Michelin North America, Inc.
Michelin North America operates in the United States, Canada and Mexico with headquarters operations and plants in each country. This demonstrates Michelin's long-term strategy of being close to its customers.
Michelin North America is a $7.25 billion dollar a year company operating 18 plants in 16 locations and employing 22,270 people. It manufactures and sells tires for airplanes, automobiles, farm equipment, heavy duty trucks, motorcycles, bicycles and the space shuttle. Michelin manufactures tires in six U.S. states: Alabama, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, North Carolina and South Carolina. In addition, there are three Canadian plants in Nova Scotia and one plant in Queretaro, Mexico. Two plants specialize in the manufacturing of semi-finished goods, taking raw materials and turning them into components for the plants that produce tires, and one plant produces synthetic rubber. Finished goods are produced in sixteen plants, two sites produce retreads for the trucking industry, and one site produces retreads for the aircraft industry. Michelin Maps and Guides also produce road atlases, road maps and travel guides for all major cities in North America.
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