Founded in 1898, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is one of the largest tire companies in the world. Located in Kingman, Ariz., the firm manufactures its products in more than 60 locations across 25 countries. It develops, manufactures, markets and sells tires as well as rubber-related chemicals for various applications. In addition, the firm operates numerous tire/automotive service centers and retail product outlets. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is one of the largest operators of commercial truck service and re-treading centers in the world.