Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is a worldwide company that specializes in the design, manufacture and sale of passenger car, light truck, medium truck, motorcycle and racing tires, as well as tread rubber and related equipment for the retread industry. The company also produces a variety of products under the brand names of Avon, Mastercraft, Starfire, Dean, Kenda and Oliver. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, which was founded in 1914, complies with environmental laws and is committed to protecting the environment in the communities where it operates. With headquarters in Findlay, Ohio, Cooper Tire has more than 30 manufacturing, sales, distribution, technical and design facilities throughout the world. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company operates a distribution facility in Albany, Ga.